Intravenous literature: de Perio, M.A. (2012) Needlestick Injuries among Employees at a Nationwide Retail Pharmacy Chain, 2000â€“2011. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.Â 33(11), p.1156-1158.
We reviewed a nationwide retail pharmacy chainâ€™s centralized needlestick injury reports. From 2000 to 2011, 33 needlestick injuries were reported by 31 different pharmacy locations and were likely preventable. The annual incidence of needlestick injuries ranged from 0 to 3.62 per 100,000 vaccinations and ranged from 0 to 5.65 per 1,000 immunizing pharmacists.