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Disease Needlestick Injuries

Name Needlestick Injuries
Synonyms Injuries, Needlestick | Injuries, Needle-Stick | Injuries, Sharps | Injury, Needlestick | Injury, Needle-Stick | Injury, Sharps | Needlestick | Needle-Stick | Needle Stick Injuries | Needle-Stick Injuries | Needlestick Injury | Needle-Stick Injury | Needlesticks | Needle Sticks | Needle-Sticks | Sharps Injuries | Sharps Injury
Definition 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.
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D016602

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DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Wounds, Penetrating Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Wounds, Stab Needlestick Injuries

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