AEP Articles

Articles by Center Personnel in
Advances in Exposure Prevention, 1994-2005

2005   [final issue published June 2005]

Perry J, Jagger J. The benefits of sharpless surgery: an interview with Martin Makary, M.D., M.P.H. AEP.2005;7(3):29-31.

Perry J, Jagger J. Needlestick prevention in Canada: the safety wave. AEP.2005;7(4):40-41.

Perry J, Jagger J. Occupational co-infection with HIV and HCV in clinical lab via blood splash. AEP.2005;7(4):37,46-47.

Perry J, Jagger J. Reciprocal blood exposures during surgery: does your facility have a policy? AEP.2005;7(3):32-34.

Perry J, Jagger J. Reducing sharps injury risk in intensive care settings. AEP.2005; 7(3):25-28.

Perry J, Parker G, Jagger J. EPINet report: 2003 percutaneous injury rates. AEP. 2005;7(4):42-43.


De Carli G, Perry J, Black L, Jagger J. Occupational co-infection with HIV and HCV. AEP. 2004;7(2):13-18.

Perry J, Jagger J. Making sharps safety a priority in the OR: a surgeon's perspective. AEP. 2004;7(1):1-4.

Perry J, Jagger J. Remarkable journeys: reconnecting with occupationally infected healthcare workers. AEP. 2004;7(1):5-10.

Perry J, Parker G, Jagger J. EPINet report: 2002 percutaneous injury rates. AEP. 2004;7(2):18-19.


Jagger J, Perry J. Comparison of EPINet data for 1993 and 2001 shows marked decline in needlestick injury rates. AEP. 2003;6(3):25-27.

Perry J. Implementing safety devices: healthcare facilities share their experience. AEP. 2003;6(5):55-57, 60.

Perry J. OSHA steps up enforcement, discourages exemptions. AEP. 2003;6(5):59.

Perry J, Jagger J. EPINet data report: injuries from phlebotomy needles. AEP. 2003;6(4):43-45.

Perry J, Jagger J. First, do no harm: an HCV-infected surgeon's difficult choice. AEP. 2003;6(5):49-52.

Perry J, Jagger J. Ground-breaking citations issued by OSHA for failure to use safety devices. AEP. 2003;6(6):61-64.

Perry J, Jagger J. Healthcare worker blood exposure risks: correcting some outdated statistics. AEP. 2003;6(3):28-31.

Perry J, Jagger J. Implementing safety devices: two nurses share their experience. AEP. 2003;6(6):65-69,72.

Perry J, Jagger J. Reuse of blood tube holders, redux. AEP. 2003;6(4):41-42.

Perry J, Jagger J. Smallpox vaccine administration: meeting OSHA's safety requirements. AEP. 2003;6(5):53-54.

Perry J, Parker G, Jagger J. EPINet report: 2001 percutaneous injury rates. AEP. 2003;6(3):32-36.

Perry J, Parker G, Jagger J. Scalpel blades: reducing injury risk. AEP. 2003;6(4):37-40.

Pugliese G, Germanson T, Bartley J, Luca J, Lamerato L, Cox J, Jagger J. Sample-size requirements for clinical trials of safety-engineered sharp devices. AEP. 2003;6(6):70-71.


Jagger J. Using denominators to calculate percutaneous injury rates. AEP. 2002;6(1):8-9.

Jagger J, Parker G, Perry J. Japanese-U.S. collaborative program: Sharing data, learning lessons. AEP. 2002;6(1):3-5.

Parker G. Needlestick injuries: A paramedic's perspective. AEP. 2002;6(2):19,24.

Parker G, Perry J, Jagger J. EPINet report: 1999 percutaneous injury rates. AEP. 2002;6(1):7-8.

Perry J. A needlestick in the ER: Vanessa Burkhart. AEP. 2002;6(2):15-18.

Perry J, Jagger J. OSHA's 2001 updated compliance directive: Guidance on new requirements of bloodborne pathogens standard. AEP. 2002;6(1):1,6,9.

Perry J, Jagger J. Percutaneous injuries and blood exposures in emergency department settings. AEP. 2002;6(2):13,20-22.

Perry J, Jagger J. HIV infection in a firefighter/paramedic. AEP. 2002;6(2):14,23.


Parker G. New version of EPINet released: meets recordkeeping requirements of revised Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. AEP. 2001;5(5):56-57.

Perry J. Cal/OSHA letter on reuse of blood tube holders. AEP. 2001;5(5):59.

Perry J. CDC issues updated guidelines for management of occupational exposures to HBV, HCV and HIV. AEP. 2001;5(6):51-52.

Perry J. OSHA revises Bloodborne Pathogens Standard: federal agency affirms need for safer devices to prevent needlesticks. AEP. 2001;5(5):51,55.

Perry J, Jagger J. A surgeon, a suture needle-and hepatitis C. AEP. 2001;5(6):49,53-58.

Perry J, Parker G, Jagger J. Percutaneous injuries in the dialysis setting. AEP. 2001;5(5):49,54-55.


Jagger J, Parker G. Drawing venous blood with syringes: a risky use of injection equipment. AEP. 2000;5(3):27-28,34-35.

Mawyer, Diane (with J. Perry,  J. Jagger). The high cost of hepatitis C: Diane Mawyer tells about her battle with occupationally acquired HCV. AEP. 2000;5(2):13,20-21,23.

Perry J. CDC releases national needlestick estimates. AEP. 2000;5(2):19.

Perry J. Congressional hearing held on revised compliance directive for Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. AEP. 2000;5(2):15-16.

Perry J. H.R. 5178 Promises unprecedented protection to U.S. health care workers. AEP. 2000;5(4):39-40,44.

Perry J. Needle safety laws now on books in fourteen states. AEP. 2000;5(2):17-19.

Perry J. New Jersey passes strong needlestick prevention legislation; many other states have legislation pending. AEP. 2000;5(1):7.

Perry J. The push towards safety: manufacturers respond to changes in regulatory and legislative climate. AEP. 2000;5(1):5-6.

Perry J. Second federal needle safety bill introduced with strong bipartisan support. AEP. 2000;5(3):29,34.

Perry J. Tough questions for OSHA about the revised compliance directive. AEP. 2000;5(1):3-4.

Perry J. When home is where the risk is: Home health care has expanded rapidly, but are health care workers being adequately protected from needlesticks? AEP. 2000;5(3):25,30-32.

Perry J, Parker G. Percutaneous injuries in home health care settings. AEP. 2000;5(3):32-33.

Pugliese G, Perry J. The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: what does it require? AEP. 2000;5(4):41-42,46.


Bentley M. Exposures from segment sampling in blood banks. AEP. 1999;4(2):21.

Black, Lisa (with J. Perry,  J. Jagger). One unnecessary needle = HIV + HCV. AEP. 1999;4(3):25,27-29.

Daley, Karen (with J. Perry, J. Jagger). Demanding safety:  Karen Daley, president of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, tells about her needlestick and subsequent infection with HIV and HCV. AEP. 1999;4(4):39-41.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Percutaneous injuries in outpatient settings and physicians' offices. AEP 1999;4(6):61,70-71.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Safe disposal of safety devices. AEP 1999;4(2):13,17.

Perry J. California's transition to safety devices: what will be the impact on device manufacturers? AEP 1999;4(2):15-17,24.

Perry J. Cal/OSHA tackles issues surrounding implementation of revised Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, issues first citation. AEP 1999;4(6):71.

Perry J. Federal agencies issue joint advisory on glass capillary tubes. AEP 1999;4(3):26.

Perry J. Federal government takes action on needlestick prevention; NIOSH issues alert, OSHA revises Bloodborne Pathogens Standard compliance directive. AEP 1999;4(6):63-64.

Perry J. International researchers publish study on worldwide cases of occupational HIV infection. AEP 1999;4(4):42-43.

Perry J. OSHA issues RFI report; Secretary of Labor says: "Safer needle devices mean fewer needlesticks." AEP 1999;4(4):37,44-45.

Perry J. Percutaneous injuries in anesthesia personnel: results of a multicenter prospective study. AEP 1999;4(5):49,56.

Tereskerz PM, Pearson RD, Jagger J. Institutional liability for needlestick injury. AEP 1999;4(2):14.


Bentley M. EPINet report: injuries from huber needles. AEP 1998;3(6):62.

Bentley M. Three years of EPINet data available on the web: largest publicly available database on health care worker exposures. AEP 1998;3(4):48.

Bentley M. EPINet for the operating room to be released in early 1998. AEP 1998;3(3):36.

Jagger J, Bentley M, Juillet E. Direct costs of follow-up for percutaneous and mucocutaneous exposures to at-risk body fluids: data from two hospitals. AEP 1998;3(3):25,34-35.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Injuries from vascular access devices: high risk and preventable. AEP 1998;3(4): 37,44.

Jagger J, Bentley M, Perry J. Glass capillary tubes: eliminating an unnecessary risk to health care workers. AEP 1998;3(5):49,54-55.

Jagger J, Bentley M, Tereskerz PM. Patterns and prevention of blood exposures in operating room personnel: a multi-center study. AEP 1998;3(6):61,63-71.

Jagger J, Perry J. Estimated incremental hospital cost of safety features by device type for needles most often associated with health care worker HIV seroconversion [chart]. AEP 1998;3(5):55.

Perry J. California leads the way with health care worker safety law. AEP 1998;4(1):1,4-5.

Perry J. Exposure prevention and surveillance in Australia. AEP 1998;3(5):53,56,60.

Perry J. Federal legislation proposed requiring hospitals to use "safe" needle products. AEP 1998;3(3):26-35.

Perry J. New government guidelines and reports on prevention and management of occupational exposures. AEP 1998;3(5):50,56.

Perry J. Yale to pay $12.2 million in largest-ever award in needlestick case. AEP 1998;3(3):26.

Tereskerz PM. Legal implications of needlestick injuries. AEP 1998;3(5):51-52,57-59.

Tereskerz PM, Jagger J. Occupationally acquired HIV: the vulnerability of health care workers under workers'compensation laws. AEP 1998;3(3):27-32.


Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: Is the EPINet 2.0 software "Year 2000 compliant"? AEP 1997;3(2):24.

Bentley M, Jagger J. Implementing the CDC's Recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis: a survey of 31 hospitals. AEP 1997;3(1):1,9-10.

Cieniawa, Donna (with J. Perry, J. Jagger). Just another needlestick...  AEP. 1997;3(1):3-4,6-8,10.

Perry J. FDA, NIH reports on HIV drug therapy. AEP 1997:3(1):2,12.

Perry J. Medical students in the health care workplace: injury risks, liability risks. AEP 1997;3(2):21.


Arnold, Lynda (with J. Perry, J. Jagger). A nurse with a mission: Lynda Arnold. AEP. 1996;2(2):1,9-11.

Bentley M. Blood and body fluid exposures to health care workers' eyes while wearing faceshields or goggles. AEP 1996;2(4):9,11.

Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: When needlestick rates are calculated using average daily census as a denominator, does the shift in use of outpatient services effect the accuracy of rates? AEP 1996;2(2):12.

Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: What are the benefits of maintaining detailed scenarios for each sharp-object injury on EPINet forms? AEP 1996;2(3):12.

Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: How can I use my EPINet data to strengthen the case for purchasing safety devices? AEP 1996;2(7):12.

Jagger J. EPINet 2.0 is released. AEP 1996;2(5):2,12.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Clinical laboratories: reducing exposures to bloodborne pathogens. AEP 1996;2(3):1-2,6-8.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Reduction in percutaneous injury rates in EPINet hospitals from 1994-1995: what changed? AEP 1996;2(7):5-6,8.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Substantial nationwide drop in percutaneous injury rates detected for 1995. AEP 1996;2(4):1,12.

Perry J. Hospital with a heart. AEP 1996:2(3):3-4,8-9.

Perry J. California passes bill mandating three-year pilot sharps injury surveillance study. AEP 1996:2(5):4,12.

Perry J. Lynda Arnold and the Campaign for Health Care Worker Safety. AEP 1996:2(7):3-4.

Perry J. OSHA publishes recordkeeping proposal. AEP 1996:2(2):2,8.

Perry J. Simultaneous transmission of HIV and HCV from single needlestick injury. AEP 1996:2(7):4,11.

Perry J. Susan Harwood: a tribute. AEP 1996:2(4):5,11.

Perry J, Tereskerz PM. CDC releases study showing zidovidine reduces risk of HIV transmission in health care workers. AEP 1996:2(2):3-4.

Tereskerz PM. CDC Publishes revised recommendations on postexposure prophylaxis for health care workers. AEP 1996:2(4):2.

Tereskerz PM. CDC studies document safety device efficacy. AEP 1996:2(7):7-8.

Tereskerz PM, Bentley M, Coyner BJ, Jagger J. Percutaneous injuries in pediatric health care workers. AEP 1996:2(5):1,3.

Tereskerz PM, Bentley M, Jagger J. Risk of HIV-1 infection after human bites. AEP 1996:2(6):2.


Balon M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: Is the risk of needlesticks to health care workers sufficient to justify the cost of needleless systems? AEP 1995;1(2):12.

Balon M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: How can I present EPINet data to hospital committees and administrators? AEP 1995;1(3):12.

Balon M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: How can I assess the effectiveness of my hospital's needlestick prevention program? AEP 1995;1(4):12.

Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: How can we use our EPINet data to evaluate the effectiveness of a new safety device? AEP 1995;1(5):12.

Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: What is the correct way to calculate needlestick rates? AEP 1995;1(6):12.

Bentley M, Jagger J. EPINet forum: A new version of EPINet. AEP 1995;2(1):12.

Fowler M, Tereskerz PM. Workers' compensation benefits for occupationally infected health care workers in the United States. AEP 1995;1(3):3-4,11.

Jagger J. Exposure prevention in France: Study Group on the Risk of Blood Exposures (GERES). AEP 1995;1(6):8.

Jagger J, Arnold WP. AEP product alert: blood salvage machines cause blood exposures to operating room personnel. AEP 1995;1(2):3-4.

Jagger J, Balon M. Blood and body fluid exposures to skin and mucuous membranes. AEP 1995;1(2):1-2,6-9.

Jagger J, Balon M. Suture needle and scalpel blade injuries: frequent but underreported. AEP 1995;1(3):1,6-9.

Jagger J, Balon M, Tereskerz PM. Recordkeeping and the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard: what hospitals record versus what is required. AEP 1995;1(4):1,6-7.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Disposal-related sharp-object injuries. AEP 1995;1(5):1-2,6-7,11.

Jagger J, Perry J. AEP interview: Jane Doe, R.N. AEP 1995;1(2):5,10-11.

Jagger J, Perry J. AEP interview: Marc Gomez and Janet Narushko, North Broward Hospital District, Florida. AEP 1995;1(3):5,10-11.

Jasmin, Marie (translated by J. Jagger). Moi, Marie Jasmin. AEP. 1995;1(6):9.

Perry J. EPINet news: Canada launches EPINet. AEP 1995;1(4):9.

Stevens, Marie (with J. Perry and J. Jagger). My struggle for compensation: An HCV-infected health care worker speaks. AEP. 1995;2(1):3-4.

Tereskerz PM, Crane C. Percutaneous injuries among medical students. AEP 1995;1(5):10-11.

Tereskerz PM, Petrosillo N, Puro V, Jagger J. Hepatitis C virus in health care workers. AEP 1995;2(1):1,7-9.


Jagger J. EPINet forum: What is the average percutaneous injury rate for a hospital? AEP 1994;1(1):12.

Jagger J. Report on blood drawing: risky procedures, risky devices, risky job. AEP 1994;1(1):4-9.

Jagger J. The Italian Study Group on Occupational Risk of HIV Infection. AEP 1994;1(1):8.

Perry J, Jagger J. AEP interview: Patricia Wetzel, M.D. AEP 1994;1(1):3,10-11.