Annals of Global Health
Global Prevalence and Device Related Causes of Needle Stick Injuries among Health Care Workers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Bouya S, Balouchi A, Rafiemanesh H, Amirshahi M, Dastres M, Moghadam MP, Behnamfar N, Shyeback M,Badakhsh M, Allahyari J, Al Mawali A, Ebadi A, Dezhkam A, Daley KA.
In this systematic review and meta-analysis, three databases (PubMed, Web of science, and
Scopus) were searched for reports from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2018. The random effects model was used to determine the prevalence of NSIs among HCWs. Hoy et al.’s instrument was employed to evaluate the quality of the included studies.