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Kevin Hambridge

Lecturer in Adult Nursing, Associate Head of School (Marketing), University of Plymouth

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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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