Special Edition Risk Management Article
Reuse of needles and syringes and other equipment used to inject medications can result in transmission of bloodborne pathogens (including HIV and hepatitis), potentially endangering patients, residents and staff. This serious health concern can have catastrophic results. You may ensure patient and staff safety by integrating the following risk management principles into your organization's injection policies. Please click here to read the entire article.
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