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Jacqueline de Almeida Gonçalves ;Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP 2010, 44 2

Author: Adriana Cristina Oliveira

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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP ISSN: 0080-6234 reeusp@usp.br Universidade de São Paulo Brasil Oliveira, Adriana Cristina; de Almeida Gonçalves, Jacqueline Acidente ocupacional por material perfurocortante entre profissionais de saúde de um Centro Cirúrgico Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, vol.
44, núm.
2, junio, 2010, pp.
482-487 Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=361033304034 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ORIGINAL ARTICLE Occupational accident with sharpe edge material among workers of an operating center ACIDENTE OCUPACIONAL POR MATERIAL PERFUROCORTANTE ENTRE PROFISSIONAIS DE SAÚDE DE UM CENTRO CIRÚRGICO ACCIDENTE LABORAL POR EXPOSICIÓN A MATERIAL CORTO-PUNZANTE ENTRE LOS PROFESIONALES DE UN CENTRO QUIRÚRGICO Adriana Cristina Oliveira1, Jacqueline de Almeida Gonçalves2 ABSTRACT Occupational accidents involving piercingcutting material are a concern for institutions and health workers due to the high frequency of invasive procedures and the dynamics involved in their practice.
The objective of the present study was to identify the incidence of accidents, devices involved, contributing factors and post-accident behaviors.
A cross-sectional study was conducted among 127 healthcare workers from the operating center.
Of the total number of accidents reported, 23.6% (30-127) involved piercing-cutting materials, including needles (73.3%), scalpels (6.7%) and electrocautery (6.7%).
The factors contributing to the accident were: lack of attention (36.7%), poor working conditions (20.0%), neglect (13.3%), rushing (10%) and accident-chance (6.7%).
Only 15.4% of the accidents were recorded.
Underreporting was due to: irrelevance of ...





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