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Needle stick and sharp instruments injuries among health care providers at cardiology institute, Ahmedabad
Goswami Mihir , Patel Parul , Nayak Sunil , Mehta H K , Shah Rakesh Devmurari Dharmesh , Patel R K
Needle stick and sharp instruments injury (NSI) is one of the major occupational hazards to health care workers (HCW) and distributed to worldwide at every level of health care setting. Objective: To estimate true incidence, to analyze NSI of self reported cases and to know outcome of post exposure prophylaxis(PEP) for Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV) as well as Hepatitis B virus infection among NSI cases.