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Epidemiology of Needlestick Injuries Among Healthcare Workers in Tehran, Iran: A Cross-Sectional Study

Hossein Masoumi-Asl 1 , 2 , Mohammad Rahbar 2 , Anoushirvan Soltani 2 , Zahra Pezeshki 1 , Khadijeh Khanaliha 3 , * and Goodarz Kolifarhood 4
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1 Center for Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
2 Center for Clinical Researches, Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran
3 Research Center of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rasoul-e-Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: April 2017, 12 (2); e37605
  • Published Online: November 13, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 5, 2016
  • Revised: October 26, 2016
  • Accepted: November 6, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.37605

To Cite: Masoumi-Asl H, Rahbar M, Soltani A, Pezeshki Z, Khanaliha K, et al. Epidemiology of Needlestick Injuries Among Healthcare Workers in Tehran, Iran: A Cross-Sectional Study, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2017 ; 12(2):e37605. doi: 10.5812/archcid.37605.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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