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Needlestick Injury and Accidental Exposure to Blood

Level: Meta-analyses, Systematic reviews, Practice guidelines: 13 Abstracts

Legend: : Key Development,  : Very Important,  : Important, [no star]: Special Mention

An enzyme-mediated assay to quantify inoculation volume delivered by suture needlestick injury: two gloves are better than one.
DR Lefebvre, LF Strande, CW Hewitt, J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jan:113-22

Risk of HIV-1 transmission for parenteral exposure and blood transfusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
RF Baggaley, MC Boily, RG White, M Alary, AIDS. 2006 Apr 4:805-12

 

A long-term study of sharps injuries among health care workers in Japan.
Y Nagao, H Baba, K Torii, M Nagao, K Hatakeyama, Y Iinuma, S Ichiyama, K Shimokata, M Ohta, Am J Infect Control. 2007 Aug:407-11

 

Costs of management of occupational exposures to blood and body fluids.
EM O'Malley, RD Scott 2nd, J Gayle, J Dekutoski, M Foltzer, TS Lundstrom, S Welbel, LA Chiarello, AL Panlilio, Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Jul:774-82

 

Costs of needlestick injuries and subsequent hepatitis and HIV infection.
JP Leigh, M Gillen, P Franks, S Sutherland, HH Nguyen, K Steenland, G Xing, Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Sep:2093-105

 

Efficacy of safety-engineered device implementation in the prevention of percutaneous injuries: a review of published studies.
S Tuma, KA Sepkowitz, Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Apr 15:1159-70

 

Injuries from needles contaminated with hepatitis C virus: how high is the risk of seroconversion for medical personnel really?
A Kubitschke, C Bader, HL Tillmann, MP Manns, S Kuhn, H Wedemeyer, Internist (Berl). 2007 Oct:1165-72

 

Needlestick and other potential blood and body fluid exposures among health care workers in British Columbia, Canada.
H Alamgir, Y Cvitkovich, G Astrakianakis, S Yu, A Yassi, Am J Infect Control. 2008 Feb:12-21

 

Non-hospital based registered nurses and the risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure.
RR Gershon, KA Qureshi, M Pogorzelska, J Rosen, KM Gebbie, PW Brandt-Rauf, MF Sherman, Ind Health. 2007 Oct:695-704

 

Prevalence and prevention of needlestick injuries among health care workers in a German university hospital.
S Wicker, J Jung, R Allwinn, R Gottschalk, HF Rabenau, Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2008 Jan:347-54

 

Standardization of needlestick injury and evaluation of a novel virus-inhibiting protective glove.
R Krikorian, A Lozach-Perlant, A Ferrier-Rembert, P Hoerner, P Sonntag, D Garin, JM Crance, J Hosp Infect. 2007 Aug:339-45

 

Surveillance of occupational blood and body fluid exposures among French healthcare workers in 2004.
AG Venier, A Vincent, F L'heriteau, N Floret, H Senechal, D Abiteboul, E Reyreaud, B Coignard, P Parneix, Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Oct:1196-201

 

Use of safety devices and the prevention of percutaneous injuries among healthcare workers.
V Valls, MS Lozano, R Yánez, MJ Martínez, F Pascual, J Lloret, JA Ruiz, Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Dec:1352-60