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Rashidi R, Khoshnamvand M, Mohammadi R, Anbari K. The frequency and causes of occupational injuries caused by Needle Stick among nurses in educational hospitals in Khorramabad in 2020. yafte. 2021; 22 (4) :107-119
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Department of Occupational Health, School of Health and Nutrition, Nutritional Health Research Center Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad,Iran
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Background:Needle sticking is one of the problems faced by the staff of health centers, especially nurses. Due to the importance of this issue, the aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and causes of needle head injury among nurses.
Materials and Methods:This study was a cross-sectional-analytical study and the study population consisted of all nurses working in teaching hospitals in Khorramabad in 1399 of this study.The data collection tool of the questionnaire is two main parts. The first part is about demographic characteristics and the second part includes specialized questions about Needle Stick. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 15 and logistic regression test.
Results: In this study, 380 nurses were randomly selected from all educational hospitals in Khorramabad.out of 380 samples,204 nurses(53.7%) were needled and 176(46.3%) were not needled, 301 (79.2%) were female and 79 (20.8%) were male. They were. Of these,194 (52%) were between 20-30 years old, 142 (38.1%) were between 30-40 years old and 37 (9.9%) were over 40 years old. Statistically, the results showed that there is a significant correlation between shift work and needle sticking (P=0.003), statistically the results showed that there is a significant correlation between work experience and needle sticking (P = 0.027),in terms of The results showed that there was a significant correlation between the workplace and needle sticking (P=0.015). the results showed that there was no significant correlation between gender, age, hospital, education and needle sticking.
Conclusion: Considering that in our country, for various reasons, the use of new injection tools and methods is not common; Therefore,efforts to Changing nurses' job behavior should be done with more emphasis.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: بهداشت حرفه ایی
Received: 2020/09/15 | Accepted: 2020/12/26 | Published: 2021/02/23

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