Needlestick, Sharps Injuries Among Resident Physicians

JAMA Surgery

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What The Study Did: Rates and characteristics of needle stick and other sharps injuries among resident physicians and other staff at a large health care center were examined in this study.

Authors: John G. Zampella, M.D., of the New York University Grossman School of Medicine in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4112)

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