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Needlestick Injuries MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Needlestick Injuries
Tree Number(s)
C26.986.950.500
Unique ID
D016602
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016602
Annotation
IM; coord with organ/inj or precoord inj term (IM)
Scope Note
Penetrating stab wounds caused by needles. They are of special concern to health care workers since such injuries put them at risk for developing infectious disease.
Entry Version
NEEDLESTICK INJ
Entry Term(s)
Injuries, Needlestick
Needle Stick
Needle-Stick
Needle-Stick Injuries
Needle-Sticks
Needlestick
Needlesticks
Sharps Injuries
Previous Indexing
Needles (1978-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Needlestick Injuries Preferred
Sharps Injuries Broader
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