Journal of The Arab Society for Medical Research
Risk management approach of needle stick and sharp injuries among nurses, Saudi Arabia: An interventional study
Abdullah M. Al Jarallaha, Amani S. Ahmed
Nurses are the most frequent health occupational group to suffer from needle stick and sharp injuries (NSI), which puts nurses under the risk to acquire serious blood-borne diseases. The aim of the study was to assess the incidence of NSIs among nurses, and to assess their knowledge and evaluate the effect of intervention on raising knowledge, awareness, and decreasing the incidence of NSIs.