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Needlestick Injuries (Needlestick Injury) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Needlestick Injury; Injuries, Needlestick; Needle-Stick Injuries; Needle-Sticks; Needlesticks Show All >>

Networked: 446 relevant articles (23 outcomes, 36 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Needlestick Injuries

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Interferons : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  2. Hepatitis B Vaccines (Hepatitis B Vaccine) : 2 outcomes in 8 results : IBA
  3. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 13 results : IBA
  4. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results : FDA 168 Generic
  5. Prilocaine (Citanest) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 10 Generic
  6. Vaccines : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  7. Anesthetics (Anesthetic Agents) : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  8. EMLA : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 3 Generic
  9. Naloxone (Narcan) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 60 Generic
  10. Combined Vaccines : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Needlestick Injuries

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Infection
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  4. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  5. Hyperalgesia
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Key Therapies for Needlestick Injuries

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  1. Protective Devices (Safety Device) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 34 results
  2. Sutures (Suture) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 30 results
  3. Injections : 1 outcome 2 studies in 26 results
  4. Surgical Gloves (Surgical Glove) : 1 outcome in 5 results
  5. Catheters : 2 studies in 38 results
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