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Research Paper On Sharp Injury

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Sharp injury occurs when sharp instruments such as needle penetrates the skin. If the sharp instrument is contaminated with blood and body fluids, there is potential for transmission of infection. Globally, more than 35 million healthcare workers (HCWs) are suffering from occupational needle sick and sharp injury (NSSI) every year(1). Needle stick and sharps injuries are occupational hazards to healthcare workers. Every day healthcare workers are exposed to deadly blood borne pathogens through contaminated needles and other sharp objects. About twenty blood borne pathogens can be transmitted accidental needle stick and sharp injury (2). Percutaneous injuries are a common problem among dentists, who are among the healthcare professionals most
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