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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/159129
Type:
Presentation
Title:
A REVIEW OF SHARPS INJURY AMONG SURGEONS AND OPERATING ROOM STAFF
Abstract:
A REVIEW OF SHARPS INJURY AMONG SURGEONS AND OPERATING ROOM STAFF
Conference Sponsor:Midwest Nursing Research Society
Conference Year:2010
Author:Stalling, Phil, BSN
P.I. Institution Name:Barnes Jewish Hospital
Contact Address:4921 Parkview Place, St. Louis, MO, 63110, USA
Contact Telephone:314-454-5524
Co-Authors:P. Stalling, , Barnes Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO;
Background: 600,000 to 800,000 annual Medical staff needlestickinjues. Data trended & tracked more than 3 decades. Interventions instituted without sustained benefit. Operating Room environment. Most susceptible to these injuries occurring Nature of the work being done contributes Practice changes include: Neutral zone Blunt needles Self-capping needles Sharps containers Problem No sustainment or reduction in the number of injuries Current research on percutaneous exposure contains substantial information on prevalence and methodology. There is, however, a lack of randomized, experimental trials which utilize education as an intervention.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Midwest Nursing Research Society

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleA REVIEW OF SHARPS INJURY AMONG SURGEONS AND OPERATING ROOM STAFFen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/159129-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">A REVIEW OF SHARPS INJURY AMONG SURGEONS AND OPERATING ROOM STAFF</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Midwest Nursing Research Society</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2010</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Stalling, Phil, BSN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Barnes Jewish Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-address"><td class="label">Contact Address:</td><td class="value">4921 Parkview Place, St. Louis, MO, 63110, USA</td></tr><tr class="item-phone"><td class="label">Contact Telephone:</td><td class="value">314-454-5524</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">pgs3593@bjc.org</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">P. Stalling, , Barnes Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO;</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Background: 600,000 to 800,000 annual Medical staff needlestickinjues. Data trended &amp; tracked more than 3 decades. Interventions instituted without sustained benefit. Operating Room environment. Most susceptible to these injuries occurring Nature of the work being done contributes Practice changes include: Neutral zone Blunt needles Self-capping needles Sharps containers Problem No sustainment or reduction in the number of injuries Current research on percutaneous exposure contains substantial information on prevalence and methodology. There is, however, a lack of randomized, experimental trials which utilize education as an intervention.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T21:43:58Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T21:43:58Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipMidwest Nursing Research Societyen_GB
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