Needlestick injury

What is Needlestick injury?

injury caused by used needle causing interepyion in epithelial lining

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Hi there, I recently started work as a healthcare assitant, and I have managed to get a needlestick injury from taking a urine sample using a...

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Gone through the history given in your case. Diseases like HIV infection, Hepatitis B & C, etc spread by blood transfusion, sharing the same...

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My daughter 22 has for some time had prominent blue veins on her temples, even when not taking any medication with risk of hypertension as side...

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Elevated blood pressure persistently in a 22 year old patient is likely abnormal, and if not obese, then other secondary causes have...

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I am a healthcareworker, and I experienced a needlestick injury. The source patient was HIV positive. I took the prophalatic drugs for 4 weeks. I...

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Thanks for posting the query.

Needle stick injury is common among the healthcare workers and it can transmit diseases like hepatitis B,...

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