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American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society Announce New Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Surgical Site Infections

Consensus recommendations by the ACS and Surgical Infection Society identify interventions targeted at reducing the risk of infection after an operation.
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Why Healthcare Workers Face Higher Injury Risks?

Why Healthcare Workers Face Higher Injury Risks? | Needlestick | Scoop.it
With over 18 million US workers in the Healthcare industry, they face higher risks of non-fatal injuries and illnesses compared to most other US industries.
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The Importance of Waste from a Health and Safety Perspective

Waste is produced in a number of different ways and can take many different forms. Waste in general, can lead to the development of a wide range o
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How to Make a Mini Crossbow

How to Make a Mini Crossbow | Needlestick | Scoop.it
I show how to make a mini crossbow out of wooden coffee stir sticks. The crossbow is pretty easy to make and uses basic materials and tools. It is a fun project and shoots projectiles surprisingly far.
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infection control injuries needles PPT Powerpoint Templates, Presentations, Lecture Notes, Files for Download, View and Edit

Free PPT Templates, Presentations, Lecture Notes, Files for Download, View and Edit - infection control injuries needles, Free PowerPoint templates for download and edit - ... 8.5 Reuse of needles and syringes - 85% HCV infection ...
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4 PPT Powerpoint Presentations and Slides - View and Download

4 - PPT slides, PowerPoint presentations for download - Title: Chapter #4, Section 4.7 - 4.8 Author: Mehta & Danielson, Nam, & Georgeou Description: Modified by Dr. Scott Danielson, Dr. Changho Nam, & Trian Georgeou for ...
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Dr. Sheila Dobee shares new dental technology - no drill, no needle, no pain

DR. SHEILA DOBEE SHOWCASED ON THE STRIP LIVE FOR VEGASNET TV http://TheStripLIVE.com | LAS VEGAS | Media Showcase | Interview with celebrity guest Dr
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Hospital's attorneys challenge decision in hepatitis C suit

Hospital's attorneys challenge decision in hepatitis C suit | Needlestick | Scoop.it
Attorneys for Exeter Hospital want a judge to reconsider a partial dismissal of a lawsuit brought against two agencies in connection with a 2012 hepatitis C outbreak at the facility.
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CDC Supporting Texas Investigation of Possible Local Zika Transmission

CDC Supporting Texas Investigation of Possible Local Zika Transmission | Needlestick | Scoop.it
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by Texas health officials that Zika virus infection has been diagnosed in a resident
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World AIDS Day Australia | World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day Australia | World AIDS Day | Needlestick | Scoop.it
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
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Study Suggests Handwashing Compliance in Childcare Facilities is Insufficient

Study Suggests Handwashing Compliance in Childcare Facilities is Insufficient | Needlestick | Scoop.it
Childcare personnel properly clean their hands less than a quarter of the times they are supposed to, according to a study published in the December issue
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Global Response to Fight AIDS Urgently Needed This World AIDS Day

Global Response to Fight AIDS Urgently Needed This World AIDS Day | Needlestick | Scoop.it
In recognition of World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 each year since 1988, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is calling on
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Sutter Health Pilots Velano Vascular's Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology

Sutter Health Pilots Velano Vascular's Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology | Needlestick | Scoop.it
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2016 - 12/01/2016 - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

2016 - 12/01/2016 - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards | Occupational Safety and Health Administration | Needlestick | Scoop.it
2016 - 12/01/2016 - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards
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OSHA Recordable Injuries- To Record Or Not To Record – Here Are Some Answers!

OSHA Recordable Injuries- To Record Or Not To Record – Here Are Some Answers! | Needlestick | Scoop.it
Safety Records: Recording Work-Related Illness and Injury Each employer is required by OSHA to keep records of fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.
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How to Make Mini Crossbow Bolts/Arrows

How to Make Mini Crossbow Bolts/Arrows | Needlestick | Scoop.it
I show how to make 2 types of mini crossbow bolts/arrows. They are made to go with a mini crossbow that I made in another project. The bolts can fly pretty accurately and for a long distance. They are made with basic materials and are easy to make.
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Velano Vascular – Sutter Health Pilots Velano Vascular’s Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology

Great to see @velanovascular being piloted at @SutterHealth. Less needlesticks for blood draws is a win for everyone https://t.co/gCFLR4NW7m
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Father intentionally injects son with HIV to avoid paying child support

Father intentionally injects son with HIV to avoid paying child support | Needlestick | Scoop.it

When he was 11 months old, Brryan Jackson’s father Brian Stewart injected him with HIV to get himself out of paying child support for his son and was given a life sentence for attempted murder.
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More than 16 years ago the CDC announced... - Healthcare Purchasing News | Facebook

More than 16 years ago the CDC announced... - Healthcare Purchasing News | Facebook | Needlestick | Scoop.it
More than 16 years ago the CDC announced that safety-engineered sharps devices could prevent an estimated 62 to 88 percent of sharps-relate
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OSHA Turns Up The Heat On Healthcare Employers - Employment and HR - United States

OSHA Turns Up The Heat On Healthcare Employers - Employment and HR - United States | Needlestick | Scoop.it
As most in the healthcare industry know, the United States Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) continues its scrutiny of the industry.
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World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day 2016 | Needlestick | Scoop.it
HIV/AIDS remains one of the world's most significant public health challenges, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health
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BREAKING : Nearly 600 Veterans Infected with Hepatitis, HIV Due to VA Violations

BREAKING : Nearly 600 Veterans Infected with Hepatitis, HIV Due to VA Violations | Needlestick | Scoop.it
This latest incident is further proof Obama’s VA is a mess and whoever President Elect Trump assigns to head Veterans Affairs has their work cut out for them.
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VA dentist may have infected veterans with HIV, hepatitis

VA dentist may have infected veterans with HIV, hepatitis | Needlestick | Scoop.it

A dentist put nearly 600 veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin at risk of blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis B and C after failing to follow standard sanitation procedures.
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APIC |

APIC | | Needlestick | Scoop.it
A multi-disciplinary, voluntary, international organization promoting wellness and prevention of infection world-wide by advancing health care epidemiology.
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