Long term impact of sharp safety educational program

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In response to high SI rates and mandated reporting of retained guide wires an educational program was developed for new interns at a large academic medical center, with over 800 residents in multiple training programs” Grimes et al (2016).

Abstract:

Occupational body substance exposures due to sharps injuries (SI) are an ongoing concern for healthcare facilities. In response to high SI rates and mandated reporting of retained guide wires an educational program was developed for new interns at a large academic medical center, with over 800 residents in multiple training programs.

Reference:

Grimes, L.J., Kremer, P., Russo, A., Wojtak, L., Henderson, K., Warren, D.K. and Babcock, H. (2016) Long-term Impact of Sharp Safety Program on Sharps-related Body Substance Exposures. American Journal of Infection Control. 44(6), Supplement, p.S83.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.04.090

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