Department of Community Health, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, P. M. B. 1154, Benin City, Nigeria
Prevalence of Needlestick Injuries Among Healthcare workers in the Accident and Emergency Department of a Teaching Hospital in Nigeria
Isara AR, Oguzie KE, Okpogoro OED
Healthcare workers (HCWs) are continually exposed to hazards from contact with blood and body fluids of patients in the healthcare setting. Aim: To determine the prevalence of needlestick injuries (NSIs) and associated factors among HCWs in the Accident and Emergency Department of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City, Nigeria.