Identifying and Decreasing Sharps Injuries Through Root Cause Analysis in a Large Urban Hospital System

Source avec lien : Journal of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare, 43(2). 10.1177/21650799231156564

L’objectif de ce projet d’amélioration de la qualité était d’identifier les causes profondes des blessures par objets tranchants chez les infirmières d’un grand système hospitalier urbain.

Despite safety mandates and interventions, sharps injuries remain an occupational risk for nurses. Sharps and needlestick injuries increase the risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Post-exposure direct and indirect costs of these percutaneous injuries have been estimated at about US$700 per incident. The goal of this quality improvement project was to identify root causes of sharps injuries for nurses at a large urban hospital system. (Excerpt of the article)

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