An explorative study of the experiences and the reasons why health workers report a needle stick injury

by Williams, Bonita

Abstract (Summary)
The aim of the study was to explore the reasons why health workers reported their occupationally acquired needle stick injury. The secondary reasons for this study was to be able to identify the factors that contributed to the choice to report as well as the feelings health workers experienced during and after the injury.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:needlestick injuries south africa reporting prevention medical personnel accidents


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

© 2009 All Rights Reserved.