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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Linda Kropenske

Keywords

wounds and injuries, medical personnel, medical instruments and apparatus, health aspects hypodermic needles

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore the circumstances that surrounded contaminated needlestick and other sharp object injuries in the acute health care setting.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Medical personnel -- Wounds and injuries
Medical instruments and apparatus -- Safety measures
Hypodermic needles -- Health aspects

Number of Pages

119

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1993 Gwen Beiningen. All rights reserved

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