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2010-11-05 00:00:36

American Nurses Association President Leads Briefing on Continuing Threat from Sharp Object Injuries On 10th Anniversary of Needlestick Safety legislation, ANA says more still needs to be done Washington, DC (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Ten years ago, Congress passed the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, legislation aimed at protecting nurses and other health care professionals from being injured by needles and other sharp objects that can carry bloodborne infections.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.