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Needlestick Injuries Common Among IR Providers

Background: Needlestick injuries, particularly when involving high-risk patients, can lead to significant physical and emotional consequences for affected providers. To date, the incidence of needlestick injuries in interventional radiology (IR) has not been well established. Objective: To determine the prevalence and risk factors for needlestick injuries in IR providers and determine factors that may prevent reporting of these events. Design: Survey study. Participants/Methods: 38 more...
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