Intervention Review

Blunt versus sharp suture needles for preventing percutaneous exposure incidents in surgical staff

  1. Annika Parantainen1,*,
  2. Jos H Verbeek2,
  3. Marie-Claude Lavoie3,
  4. Manisha Pahwa4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Group

Published Online: 9 NOV 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009170.pub2


How to Cite

Parantainen A, Verbeek JH, Lavoie MC, Pahwa M. Blunt versus sharp suture needles for preventing percutaneous exposure incidents in surgical staff. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD009170. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009170.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Health Care and Social Services, Turku, Finland

  2. 2

    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Kuopio, Finland

  3. 3

    University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  4. 4

    Markham, Ontario, Canada

*Annika Parantainen, Health Care and Social Services, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14-18 B, Turku, 20520, Finland. annika.parantainen@ttl.fi.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 9 NOV 2011

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