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The sticking points

Improving sharps safety practices

Walker, Laura J. MSN, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE; Holleran, Kristina MSN, RN, CMSRN; McKnight, Joanna MSN, RN, RN-BC; Potylycki, Mary Jean MSN, RN-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000602828.72807.18
Feature: Safety Solutions: Workplace safety
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Sharps injuries are among the most serious occupational threats to healthcare workers. Find out how one academic, Magnet®-recognized hospital implemented, revised, relaunched, and expanded its needle-stick injury prevention strategies.

At Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa., Laura J. Walker is the clinical safety programs manager, Kristina Holleran is a patient care specialist, Joanna McKnight is a products nurse specialist, and Mary Jean Potylycki is the patient care specialists manager.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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