Journal of epidemiology and global health
Risk analysis of needle stick and sharp objectinjuries among health care workers in a tertiarycare hospital (Saudi Arabia)
Ziad A. Memish, Abdullah M. Assiri*, Mervat M. Eldalatony(1),Hanan M. Hathout(2),Hend Alzoman, Monabae Undaya
(1)MD of Industrial Medicine and Occupational Health. Menouﬁa University, Egypt
(2)MD of Community Medicine and Environmental Health.Menouﬁa University, Egypt
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Objective:To study different risk factors associated with needle stickinjury among health care workers of a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia Retrospective study involving all reported cases ofneedle stick and sharp object injury among health care workers through using Epi-netTMaccess U.K. version 1.3 program in King Saud Medical City