Additional Resources

  • CDC Workbook for Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Sharps Injury Prevention Program: www
  • CDC Exposure to Blood. What Healthcare Personnel Need to Know: pdf
  • CDC National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN): www
  • General Office of Accountability (GAO) Report to Congress on Costs of Safer Needle Devices: pdf
  • MMWR Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis: pdf
  • MMWR Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis: pdf
  • NIOSH Alert: Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Healthcare Settings: www
  • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Fact Sheet: pdf
  • Sharps Injuries among Hospital Workers in Massachusetts, 2008: pdf

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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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