Lecturer in Nursing Studies, University of Plymouth
Investigating the incidence and type of sharps injuries within the nursing student population in the UK
The reported incidence of sharps injuries involving nursing students worldwide is wide ranging. A study by Cheung et al (2012) reported an incidence rate of 5.9% (n=52), while Trivedi et al (2013)...
The experience and psychological impact of a sharps injury on a nursing student population in the UK
The aims of this study were to explore the experience and psychological impact of sustaining a sharps injury within a nursing student population in the UK..
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