Needles should not be re-sheathed
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    Unsheathed needles: a good idea?

    Dear Editor,

    Whilst Huang and Dutta correctly state that re-sheathing of needles is almost universally condemned, one must also remember that needle-stick injuries can also occur as a result of needles not being re-sheathed. This happened to me as a young house- officer, when a nurse dropped an unsheathed needle from a tray, and it promptly embedded itself int...

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