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  1. Needle-stick injuries: Significant health risk for New Zealand nurses Introduction

    Nurses encounter a variety of occupational risks during their career. Needle-stick injuries (NSIs) are a significant health hazard to nurses due to the risk of contracting blood-borne pathogens following a contaminated NSI. These injuries not only have the ability to cause serious health consequences, but can also result in severe psychological impacts and economic burden to the healthcare system (Wicker, Stirn, Rabenau, Gierke, Wutzler & Stephan, 2014). This literature review…