A cross sectional study looking at needle stick injury has found that nurses are the staff group most at risk and that needles on the end of syringes are the most frequent cause of injury. Balouchi, A., Shahdadi, H., Ahmadidarrehsima, S. and Rafiemanesh, H. (2015) The Frequency, Causes and Prevention of Needlestick Injuries in Nurses of Kerman: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 9(12), p.DC13-DC15.
More compelling evidence for the use of SafeSets when giving intermittent IV injections