"Needlestick Injuries" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Penetrating stab wounds caused by needles. They are of special concern to health care workers since such injuries put them at risk for developing infectious disease.
- Needlestick Injuries
- Injury, Needlestick
- Needlestick Injury
- Needle Sticks
- Injuries, Needlestick
- Needle-Stick Injuries
- Injuries, Needle-Stick
- Injury, Needle-Stick
- Needle Stick Injuries
- Needle-Stick Injury
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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Needlestick Injuries" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Needlestick Injuries" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Needlestick Injuries" by people in Profiles.
Needlestick. N Engl J Med. 2022 04 28; 386(17):1587-1589.
Occupational exposure to HIV among healthcare workers in PMTCT sites in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 06; 20(1):451.
Exposed. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 08; 72(2):212-213.
Needlestick Injuries in Interventional Radiology Are Common and Underreported. Radiology. 2017 12; 285(3):870-875.
Risk of sharps injuries among home care aides: Results of the Safe Home Care survey. Am J Infect Control. 2017 Apr 01; 45(4):377-383.
Sharps injuries among US dermatology trainees: A cross-sectional study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Apr; 74(4):756-8.
Traumatic Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion With Retinal Neovascularization Following Inadvertent Retrobulbar Needle Perforation. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Feb; 47(2):191-3.
Lacerations and Embedded Needles Caused by Epinephrine Autoinjector Use in Children. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 67(3):307-315.e8.
Understanding sharps injuries in home healthcare: The Safe Home Care qualitative methods study to identify pathways for injury prevention. BMC Public Health. 2015 Apr 11; 15:359.
Hepatitis B vaccination status and needle-stick and sharps-related Injuries among medical school students in Nepal: a cross-sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2014 Nov 03; 7:774.