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Authors

  1. GOLD, KATHLEEN RN, MSN, CDE
  2. SCHUMANN, JENNY BA

Abstract

Between 8 and 9 million Americans are self-injecting medication at home, and the majority of the needles used are being thrown into the household trash. It is up to all stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, to help change the way these dangerous needles and other sharps are discarded. Are you giving your patients the correct information?