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  • [Needlestick injuries of healthcare workers]. [Journal Article]
  • AAnaesthesist 2019 Jun 19
  • Ochmann U, Wicker S
  • Injuries of healthcare workers with sharp instruments are considered among the most frequent occupational accidents in hospitals. In at least half of the cases, the instruments are contaminated with …
  • Occupational Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Africa: A Systematic Review. [Journal Article]
  • AGAnn Glob Health 2019 Jun 06; 85(1)
  • Mossburg S, Agore A, … Commodore-Mensah Y
  • CONCLUSIONS: The high burden of blood and bloodborne pathogen exposures demonstrated here indicates a high risk for contracting bloodborne illnesses. Although the data are sparse, implementation of preventative policies based on current knowledge remains critical to minimize risk and reduce exposure. There remains a pressing need for high quality data on occupational hazards to identify the burden of exposures and inform preventive policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Additional studies are needed to determine whether differential exposures exist between professions and the associations with knowledge, attitudes, practices, and access factors to create targeted strategies to diminish occupational hazards.
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