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NovaGuard SA Pro Instructions for Use

By Dr. Birgit Müller-Chorus

October 16, 2017

Every day, healthcare workers are harmed by accidental needle sticks – worldwide over 2 million per year. It is estimated that only half of these incidents are reported1, 2. Most needle stick injuries occur during needle recapping (not recommended), or from improper syringe disposal. The trauma might be minor, but the effects – such as exposure to HIV – can be life-threatening. For many years, these injuries were an accepted occupational hazard, but no longer.