Articles

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  1. Patients Tested for HIV After Discovery of Syringe Reuse In Alta
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  2. Landmark French Study Finds Passive Safety Devices Most Effective In Prevention of Needlestick Injuries / Skins Punctures
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  3. Syringe With Automatic Spring Mechanism Could Prevent Deadly Accidental Needlesticks
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  4. Medical Students Fear Reporting Needle Puncture
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  5. Diabetics Contract Hepatitis from Army's Unsafe Needle Puncture
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  6. Hepatitis C Outbreak from Unsafe Needle Use at Las Vegas Clinic
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  7. OSHA expands accidental needlestick guidelines; Med-Design looks to cash in on safety syringes
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  8. Are Africans Prosmiscuous Unto Death?
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  9. W.H.O. Accused of Huge HIV Blunder
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  10. Safety of Injections
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  11. Used Needles Are Causing a Health Crisis in India
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  12. HIV Transmission During Pediatric Health Care In Sub-Saharan Africa Risks and Evidence
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  13. Needle Reuse Jump-started HIV Pandemic
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Source:

Unsafe Injections in the Developing World and Transmission of Bloodborne Pathegens: A Review.
Simonsen L, Kane A, Lloyd J, Zaffran M, Kane M. Bull World Health Organ. 1999;77(10):789-800. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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The Global Burden of Disease Attributable to Contaminated Injections Given in Health Care Settings
Anja M Hauri, Gregory L Armstrong and Yvan J F Hutin

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