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of the International Health Care Worker Safety Center

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AEP Articles


2013

Jagger J, Perry J. Safety-engineered devices in 2012: the critical role of healthcare workers in device selection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;34(6):615-8. doi: 10.1086/670638. Epub 2013 Apr 18. PMID:23651893 URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670638

Phillips EK, Conaway M, Parker G, Perry J, Jagger J. Issues in understanding the impact of the needlestick safety and prevention act on hospital sharps injuries. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Sep;34(9):935-9. doi: 10.1086/671733. Epub 2013 Jul 31.

2012

Black L, Parker G, Jagger J. Chinks in the armor: activation patterns of hollow-bore safety-engineered sharp devices. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2012 Aug;33(8):842-4. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

Handelman E, Perry J, Parker G. Reducing sharps injuries in nonhospital settings. In: Moving the Sharps Safety Agenda Forward. American Nurse Today [supplement] 2012 Sept;7(9):5-7.

Perry J, Jagger J, Parker G, Phillips EK, Gomaa A. Disposal of sharps medical waste in the United States: Impact of recommendations and regulations, 1987-2007. American Journal of Infection Control 2012 May;40(4):354-8. Epub 2011 Aug 6.

Petroze RT, Phillips EK, Nzayisenga A, Ntakiyiruta G, Calland JF. Healthcare worker safety: a vital component of surgical capacity development in low-resource settings. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 2012;18(4):307-11.

Phillips EK, Simwale OJ, Chung MJ, Parker G, Perry J, Jagger JC. Risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure among Zambian healthcare workers. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2012 Jun;5(3):244-9. Epub 2012 Apr 12.

Phillips EK, Conaway MR, Jagger JC. Percutaneous Injuries before and after the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act. [letter] New England Journal of Medicine 2012;366:670-1. (February 16, 2012)

Phillips EK, Dawson JM. Environment, health, and safety: sharps safety is as important as ever. American Nurse Today 2012:7(3):34.

2011

Jagger J, Perry J, Parker G, Phillips EK. Nursing2011 survey results: blood exposure risk during peripheral I.V. catheter insertion and removal. Nursing 2011;41(12):45-49.

Jagger J, Perry J, Parker G, Phillips EK. Nursing2011 survey: blood exposure risk during peripheral I.V. catheter insertion and removal. Nursing 2011;41(5):25-6. 

Ngatu NR, Phillips EK, Wembonyama OS, Hirota R, Kaunge NJ, Mbutshu LH, Perry J, Yoshikawa T, Jagger J, Suganuma N. Practice of universal precautions and risk of occupational blood-borne viral infection among Congolese health care workers. American Journal of Infection Control 2012 Feb;40(1):68-70.e1. Epub 2011 May 17.

Perry J, Phillips EK. How healthcare leaders can improve sharps safety. HealthLeaders Media (e-pub), December 6, 2011. On-line at:   http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-4/NRS-274020/How-Healthcare-Leaders-Can-Improve-Sharps-Safety.

Phillips EK, Pillay S, Goldberg P, Jagger J.  Bloodborne pathogen exposure risks among South African surgeons. South African Gastroenterology Review 2011:9(1):6-9.

2010
Jagger J, Berguer R, Phillips EK, Parker G, Gomaa AE. Increase in sharps injuries in surgical settings versus nonsurgical settings after passage of national needlestick legislation. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2010 Apr;210(4):496-502.

Boal WL, Leiss JK, Ratcliffe JM, Sousa S, Lyden JT, Li J, Jagger J.  The national study to prevent blood exposure in paramedics: rates of exposure to blood. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2010 83:191-9.

2009
Boal WL, Leiss JK, Ratcliffe JM, Sousa S, Lyden JT, Li J, Jagger J. The national study to prevent blood exposure in paramedics: rates of exposure to blood. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 2009 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]

De Carli G, Puro V, Jagger J. Needlestick-prevention devices: we should already be there [letter]. Journal of Hospital Infection 2009;71(2):183-4 (Epub 2008 Dec 4).

Perry J. Safety scalpels and sutures have come a long way. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2009 (May);10(5):48-51.

Perry J, Gomaa AE, Jagger J. Progress in preventing sharps injuries in the United States. Chapter in: Charney W, ed. Handbook of Modern Hospital Safety (2nd ed). CRC Press, Inc., 2009.   

Shiao JSC, McLaws ML, Lin MS, Jagger J, Chen CJ. Chinese EPINet and recall rates for percutaneous injuries: an epidemic proportion of underreporting in the Taiwan healthcare system. Journal of Occupational Health 2009;51(2).Feb 18. (Epub ahead of print)

2008
Boal W, Leiss J, Sousa S, Lyden J, Li J, Jagger J. The National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics: exposure reporting. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2008; 51:213-222. 

Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During An Influenza Pandemic [Janine Jagger, member]; Institute of Medicine. Preparing for an influenza pandemic: personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. Goldfrank LR, Liverman CT, editors. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2008. (Contract No. 200-2005-10881. Sponsored by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.) 

Jagger J. Fine points about safety syringes and level of risk [letter]. American Journal of Infection Control 2008;36(7):501-2.

Jagger J, Gomaa AE, Phillips EK. Safety of surgical personnel: a global concern. Lancet 2008;372(9644):1149. 

Jagger J, Perry J, Gomaa A, Phillips EK. The impact of U.S. policies to protect healthcare workers from bloodborne pathogens: the critical role of safety-engineered devices. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2008 (Dec);1(2):62-71.

Mathews R, Leiss JK, Lyden JT, Sousa S, Ratcliffe JM, Jagger J. Provision and use of personal protective equipment and safety devices in the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics. American Journal of Infection Control 2008 (Dec);36(10):743-9.

Perry J, Jagger J. OSHA enforcement activity on the BPS: an update. Medical Laboratory Observer [on-line edition, MLO-online]; March 2008. Available at: http://www.mlo-online.com/articles/0308/0308special_feature.pdf.

2007
Jagger J. Caring for healthcare workers: a global perspective. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2007 (Jan.);28(1):1-4. (Pub'd on-line Jan. 3, 2007)

Phillips EK, Owusu-Ofori A, Jagger J. Bloodborne pathogen exposure risk among surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2007 (Dec);28:(12):1334-1336.

Yoshikawa T, Kidouchi K, Kimura S, Okubo T, Perry J, Jagger J. Needlestick injuries to the feet of Japanese healthcare workers: a culture-specific exposure risk. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2007 (Feb.);28(2):215-18.

2006
Leiss J, Ratcliffe J, Lyden J, Sousa S, Orelien J, Boal W, Jagger J. Blood exposure among paramedics: incidence rates from the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics. Annals of Epidemiology 2006(Sept.);16(9):720-5. (pub'd on-line 4/3/06)

Perry JL, Jagger J. Obstetrician-to-patient HIV transmission [letter]. AIDS 2006 (Aug 22);20(13):1785-6.

Perry JL, Pearson RD, Jagger J. Infected healthcare workers and patient safety: a double standard. American Journal of Infection Control 2006 (June);34(5):314-9.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Perry J, Jagger J. Waking up to the benefits of safety I.V. catheters. Nursing 2006;36(2):68. [final column]

2005
Perry J, Jagger J. Slash sharps risk for surgical personnel. OR Insider November 2005 (supplement to Nursing Management vol. 36, no. 11):28-9.

Perry J, Jagger J. Reducing sharps injury risk in intensive care settings. On-line publication at bloodgas.org (http://www.bloodgas.org/needleinjury (June).

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.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Perry J, Jagger J. FAQs about implementing safety devices. Nursing 2005;35(10):74-6.

Perry J, Jagger J. Cutting sharps risks in ICUs and CCUs. Nursing 2005;35(8):17.

Perry J, Jagger J. Sharps safety update: are we there yet? Nursing 2005;35(6):17.

Perry J, Jagger J. Pass with care in the OR. Nursing 2005;35(2):70.

Outpatient Surgery Magazine "Safety" column:
Perry J, Jagger J. Sharpless surgery: a quiet revolution. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2005 (October);6(10):93-95. [final column]

Perry J. How to handle a bleeding surgeon. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2005 (Feb.);6(2).

2004
(book) Jagger J, Perry J, eds. Preventing Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens: Articles from Advances in Exposure Prevention, 1994-2003. Charlottesville, VA: International Healthcare Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia Health System, 2004.

Panlilio AL, Orelien JG, Srivastava PU, Jagger J, Cohn RD, Cardo DM; The NaSH Surveillance Group (CDC); The EPINet Data Sharing Network. Estimate of the annual number of percutaneous injuries among hospital-based healthcare workers in the United States, 1997-1998. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2004;25(7):556-562.

Perry J, Jagger J. Ground-breaking citations issued by OSHA for failure to use safety devices. Journal of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP Journal). 2004 (Summer);24(3):20-22.

Perry J, Metules T. How to avoid needlesticks. RN 2004;67(11):28ns2-28ns8 (special Needlestick Supplement).

Perry J, Robinson ES, Jagger J. Needle-stick and sharps-safety survey: getting to the point about preventable injuries. Nursing2004 (Apr);34(4):43-47.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Perry J, Jagger J. Getting the most from your personal protective gear. Nursing 2004;34(12):72.

Perry J, Jagger J. Collecting umbilical cord blood. Nursing 2004;34(10):20.

Perry J, Jagger J. Tips on implementing safety devices. Nursing 2004;34(8):73.

Perry J, Jagger J. A tale of two safety conversions. Nursing 2004;34(6):70.

Perry J, Jagger J. OSHA cracks down on sharps safety violators. Nursing 2004;34(3):68.

Perry J, Jagger J. Administering smallpox vaccine: a two-pronged risk. Nursing 2004;34(1):30.

Outpatient Surgery Magazine "Safety" column:
Perry J. Survey says sharps safety lagging. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2004 (Sept.);5(9):99.

Perry J. The CDC Workbook: Total sharps-injury improvement. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2004 (June);5(6):84-85.

Perry J. One surgeon's crusade for safer ORs. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2004 (Feb.);5(2):68-70.

Perry J. Only total safety-sharps compliance will do. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2004 (Jan.);5(1):59-61.

2003
Parker, G. Needlestick injuries: a paramedic's perspective. Emergency Medical Services: Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue and Transportation 2003 (Sept.);32(9):132-133.

Perry J, Jagger J. On-the-job exposure to HIV. Emergency Medical Services: Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue and Transportation 2003 (Sept.);32(9):131-132.

Perry J, Jagger J. A surgeon, a suture needle-and hepatitis C. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (March);4(3):64-70.

Perry J, Jagger J. Mesures réglementaires et législatives mises en place aux Etats-Unis afin de prevenir les expositions professionnelles au sang. Hygiènes (Revue Officielle de la Société Francaise d'Hygiène Hospitalière) 2003;11(2):186-189.

Perry J, Jagger J. The International Healthcare Worker Safety Center. Wilson D, ed., Hospital Decisions International. London: Sovereign Publications Ltd. Spring 2003: 171-173.

Jagger J, De Carli G, Perry J, Puro V, Ippolito G. Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens: epidemiology and prevention. Chapter 28 in: Wenzel RP, ed., Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infections (4th edition). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003; pp 430-466. (Published May 2003; Japanese translation published by Adis International Ltd./WoltersKluwer Health, March 2004.)

Jagger J, Perry J. Using needlestick data to target safety device implementation. In Weissman D, Huy J (eds.): Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Occupational Infectious Diseases. 2002;2(3):557-573. (published in 2003)

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Perry J, Jagger J. Reducing risks from combative patients. Nursing 2003;33(10):28.

Perry J, Jagger J. Don't reuse that blood tube holder. Nursing 2003;33(8):74.

Perry J, Jagger J. Statistically, your risk of HCV infection has dropped. Nursing 2003;33(6):82.

Perry J, Jagger J. Nurses and needlesticks, then and now. Nursing 2003;33(4):22.

Perry J, Jagger J. Lab workers: small group, big risk. Nursing 2003;33(1):72.

Outpatient Surgery Magazine "Safety" column:
Perry J. Preventing more than injuries [sidebar]. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (Dec);4(12):51.

Perry J. A hepatitis-infected surgeon speaks out on OR safety. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (Nov.);4(11):68-71.

Perry J. Lessons learned in safety-device implementation. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (Oct.);4(10):70-72.

Perry J. Improving your sharps safety program. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003  (Sept.);4(9):94-96.

Perry J. Protecting your eyes from sprayed, splashed blood. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (August);4(8):82-83.

Perry J. Conventional sharp devices: A dying breed? Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (June);4(6):70.

Perry J. Reducing the risk of scalpel-blade injuries. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (May);4(5):98-99.

Perry J. Preventing percutaneous injuries in outpatient settings. Outpatient Surgery Magazine 2003 (April);4(4):94-95.

2002
Jagger J. Are Australia's healthcare workers stuck with inadequate needle protection? [editorial] Medical Journal of Australia 2002;177(8):405-406.

Jagger J. Safer generation of spring-loaded fingerstick lancets [letter]. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2002;23(6):298-299.

Jagger J, Parker G, Perry J. Safety matters: Comparing U.S., Japanese systems in effective infection control. Healthcare Purchasing News 2002;26(5):46-48.

Jagger J, Perry J. Power in numbers: Using EPINet data to promote protective policies for health care workers. Journal of Infusion Nursing 2002 (Nov./Dec.);25(6S):S15-S20.

Jagger J, Puro V, De Carli G. Occupational transmission of hepatitis C virus [letter; reply]. Journal of the American Medical Association 2002;288(12):1469-1471.

Perry J, Jagger J. Lessons from an HCV-infected surgeon. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 2002;87(3):8-13.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Perry J, Jagger J. Safer needles: Not optional. Nursing 2002;32(10):20.

Jagger J, Perry J. Avoiding blood and body fluid exposures. Nursing 2002;32(8):68.

Jagger J, Perry J. The chaos factor: sharps injuries in the ED. Nursing 2002;32(5).

Jagger J, Perry J. Realistic expectations for safety devices. Nursing 2002;32(3):72.

 

2001
Mawyer D, Perry J. One nurse's fight. RN. 2001;64(4):59-60.

Perry J. Attention all nurses: New legislation puts safer sharps in your hands. American Journal of Nursing 2001;101(9):24AA (Critical Care Extra).

Perry J. The bloodborne pathogens standard, 2001: learn how OSHA's changed standards affect your practice. Nursing 2001;31(6):32hn16.

Perry J. The bloodborne pathogens standard, 2001: what's changed? Nursing Management 2001;32(6):25. Also appeared in Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing 2001;20(5):44-45.

Perry J. When home is where the risk is. Home Healthcare Nurse 2001;19(6):338-341.

Perry J, Parker G, Jagger J. Percutaneous injuries in home healthcare settings. Home Healthcare Nurse 2001;19(6):342-344.

Pugliese G, Germanson TP, Bartley J, Luca J, Lamerato L, Cox J, Jagger J. Evaluating sharps safety devices: meeting OSHA's intent. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2001;22(7):457.

Sagoe-Moses C, Pearson RD, Perry J, Jagger J. Risks to health-care workers in developing countries. New England Journal of Medicine 2001 (8/16/01); 345[7]:538-541.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Jagger J, Perry J. Beware of glass capillary tubes. Nursing 2001;31(11):92.

Jagger J, Perry J. Reducing risks to anesthesia staff. Nursing 2001;31 (10):85.

Jagger J, Perry J. Reducing sharps injuries in dialysis settings. Nursing 2001;31(6):78.

Jagger J, Perry J. Risky reuse of blood tube holders. Nursing 2001;31(4):24.

Jagger J, Perry J. Risky phlebotomy with a syringe. Nursing 2001;31(2):73.

 

2000
Jagger J. Is academic medicine for sale? [letter]  New England Journal of Medicine 2000;343:509.

Jagger J, Tereskerz PM, Bentley M, Perry J, Pugliese G, Wispelwey B, Petrosillo N, Puro V, Ippolito G. Engineering devices to minimize bloodborne pathogen exposure. Chapter 83 in: APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology (revised). Washington, D.C.: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc., 2000, pp. 83(1)-83(7).

Perry J. Legislating sharps safety: find out how the latest needle-stick prevention legislation will affect your facility. Nursing 2000;30(5):50. Also appeared in Nursing Management 2000;31(6):27-28.

Perry J. Needle-stick prevention: legislating sharps safety. Nursing 2000;30(7):64.

Perry J. Needle safety laws now on books in 16 states. Infection Control Today 2000;4(10):34-38.

Tereskerz PM. Occupational needlestick injuries: potential criminal culpability for CEOs and health care managers. Journal of Healthcare Safety Compliance and Infection Control 2000;4(4):155-59.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Jagger J, Perry J. Preventing sharps injuries in the home. Nursing 2000;30(12):73.

Jagger J, Perry J. Safeguarding sharps disposal. Nursing 2000;30(10):26.

Jagger J, Perry J. Safety in the OR. Nursing 2000;30(8):77.

Jagger J, Perry J. Does clinical setting affect injury risk? Nursing 2000;30(6):85.

Jagger J, Perry J. OSHA's push towards safety. Nursing 2000;30(4):20.

Jagger J, Perry J. Making routine less risky.

Nursing 2000;30(2):69.

 

1999
Bentley M, Jagger J. Surveillance of percutaneous injuries in a 77 hospital network. In: Handbook of Modern Hospital Safety. Ed. W. Charney. Ann Arbor, MI: Lewis Publishers/CRC Press, Inc., 1999.

Chiarello L, Jagger J. Prevention of blood exposures. In: Prevention Strategies for Health Care Workers. Eds: A. Panlilio, D. Cardo. Balliere's Clinical Infectious Diseases. 1999;5(3): 313-330.

Ippolito G, Puro V, Heptonstall J, Jagger J, De Carli G, and Petrosillo N. Occupational human immunodeficiency virus infection in health care workers: worldwide cases through 30 September 1997 Clinical  Infectious Diseases. 1999:28:365-83.

Jagger J, Perry J. Exposure prevention, point by point. Nursing 1999;29(6):32hn12 2hn15.

Jagger J, Perry J. Shield staff from occupational exposure. Nursing Management 1999; 30(6):53-55.

Jagger J, Perry J. Power in numbers: reducing your risk of bloodborne exposures. Nursing 1999;29(1):51.

Jagger J, Perry J. A checklist on exposure safety. OR Manager 1999;15(8):30.

Shen C, Jagger J, Pearson R. Risk of needle stick and sharp injury among medical students. American Journal of Infection Control 1999;27:435-7.

Tereskerz PM, Pearson RD, Jagger J. Infected physicians and invasive procedures: national policy and legal reality. Milbank Quarterly 1999;77:511-529.

Nursing "Exposure Safety" column:
Jagger J, Perry J. Protecting pediatric nurses. Nursing 1999;29(12):81.

Jagger J, Bentley M, Perry J. Protecting yourself from high-risk I.V. devices. Nursing 1999;29(10):20.

Jagger J, Perry J. Averting needle sticks: two nurses, both occupationally infected with HIV and HCV-what have their injuries taught us? Nursing 1999;29(8):28.

Jagger J, Perry J. After the stick. Nursing 1999;29(6):28.

Jagger J, Perry J. Avoiding rebound injuries from huber needles: learn how to protect yourself. Nursing 1999;29(4):74.

Jagger J, Perry J. When the eyes have it. Nursing 1999;29(2):20.

 

1998
Deitchman S, Jagger J.  Management of traumatic lacerations. New England Journal of Medicine 1998;338:474-476.

Greene E, Berry A, Jagger J, Hanley E, Arnold WP, Bailey MK, Brown M, Gramling-Babb P, Passannante AN, Seltzer JL, Southorn P, Van Clief MA, Venezia RA. Multicenter study of contaminated percutaneous injuries in anesthesia personnel. Anesthesiology 1998;89(6):1362-72.

Jagger J, Bentley M, Tereskerz P. A study of patterns and prevention of blood exposures in OR personnel. AORN Journal 1998;67(5):979-996.

Jagger J, Deitchman S. Hazards of glass capillary tubes to health care workers. Journal of the American Medical Association 1998;280:31.

Tereskerz PM, Jagger J, Pearson RD.  Training standards for high-risk needle procedures. Academic Medicine 1998;73:1219-1220.

Tereskerz PM, Pearson RD, Jagger J. Institutional liability for needlestick injury [letter]. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1998;19:737.

 

1997
Estery CA, Jagger J, Felder RA. Studies show plastic specimen tubes viable, safe option. Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals 1997;9(5):5-7.

Ippolito G, Puro V, Petrosillo N, Pugliese G, Wispelwey B, Tereskerz PM, Bentley M, Jagger J. Prevention, Management and Chemoprophylaxis of Occupational Exposure to HIV. [book] Charlottesville, VA: International Health Care Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia, 1997.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Clinical laboratories: reducing exposures to bloodborne pathogens. Journal of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP Journal) 1997;17(3):14-18.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Percutaneous blood exposure data: 58 hospitals in the USA. Chapter 5 in: Occupational Blood-Borne Infections: Risk and Management. Eds. Collins CH, Kennedy DA. London/New York: CAB International, 1997;75-88.

Jagger J, Bentley M. Clinical laboratories: percutaneous exposure. Chapter 12 in: Occupational Blood-borne Infections: Risk and Management. Eds. Collins CH, Kennedy DA. London/New York: CAB International, 1997;191-198.

Jagger J, Bentley MB. Injuries from vascular access devices: high risk and preventable. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 1997;20(6s):S33-S39.

Tereskerz PM. Legal implications of needlestick injuries. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 1997;20(6S):S25-S32.

Tereskerz P, Bentley M, Jagger J. The International Health Care Worker Safety Center: an overview. Journal of Healthcare Safety, Compliance and Infection Control 1997;1(1):5-10.

Tereskerz PM, Jagger J. Occupationally acquired HIV: the vulnerability of health care workers under workers' compensation laws. American Journal of Public Health 1997;87(9):1558-1562.

 

1996
Greene E, Berry A, Arnold W, Jagger J. Percutaneous injuries in anesthesia personnel. Anesthesia and Analgesia 1996;83:273-278.

Jagger J. Mecanismos para prevenir las expositiones ocupacionales a patógenos sanguíneos: observaciones del ambiente laboral de los profesionales de salud. SIDA-ETS 1996;1(3):82-87.  (Secretario de Salud/CONASIDA, Mexico)

Jagger J. Reducing occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens: where do we stand a decade later? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1996;17:573-575.

Jagger J, Balon M. Suture needle and scalpel blade injuries: frequent but underreported. Infection Control and Sterilization Technology 1996;2(7):15-22.

Jagger J, Bentley M. EPINet report: analysis identifies lab opportunities for reducing exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Advance for Clinical Laboratory Professionals 1996;8:5-7.

Tereskerz PM, Bentley M, Jagger J. Risk of HIV-1 infection after human bites. [letter] Lancet 1996;348:1512.

Tereskerz PM, Pearson RD, Jagger J. Occupational exposure to blood among medical students. New England Journal of Medicine 1996;335:1150-1153.

Tereskerz PM, Bentley M, Coyner BJ, Jagger J. Percutaneous injuries among healthcare workers in pediatrics. Report on Pediatric Infectious Diseases 1996;6(6):3-4. 

1995
Anglim A, Collmer J, Loving J, Beltran K, Coyner B, Adal K, Jagger J, Sojka N, Farr B. An outbreak of needlestick injuries in hospital employees due to needles piercing infectious waste containers. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1995;16:570-576.

Ippolito G, Petrosillo N, Puro V, Arici C, Jagger J. The risk of occupational exposure to blood and body fluids for health care workers in the dialysis setting. Nephron 1995;70:180-184.

Jagger J, Arnold W. Blood salvage machines cause blood exposures to operating room personnel. Perfusion Life 1995;12(7):22-23,32-33.

Petrosillo N, Puro V, Jagger J, Ippolito G. The risks of occupational exposure and infection by human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus in the dialysis setting. Italian Multicenter Study on Nosocomial and Occupational Risk of Infections in Dialysis. American Journal of Infection Control 1995;23:278-285.

Puro V, Petrosillo N, Ippolito G, Jagger J. Hepatitis C virus infection in healthcare workers. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1995;16:324-325.

1994
Ippolito G, DeCarli G, Puro V, Arici C, Bertucci R, Bianciardi L, Bonazzi L, Cestrone A, Desperati M, Francesoni M, Massimo N, Monti A, Perna MC, Pietrabon F, Viacos D, Jagger J. Device-specific risk of needlestick injury in Italian health care workers. Journal of the American Medical Association 1994;272:607-610.

Jagger J. (0) - (0) = 0. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1994;15:507-508.

Jagger J. Ask the expert: What is EPINet? Journal of Hospital Occupational Health 1994;14:3,7,28.

Jagger J, Cohen M, Blackwell B. EPINet: A tool for surveillance and prevention of blood exposures in health care settings. Chapter 5 in: Essentials of Modern Hospital Safety (3rd edition). Ed. W. Charney. Ann Arbor, MI: Lewis Publishers/CRC Press, Inc., 1994; 223-239.

Jagger J, Detmer DE, Blackwell B, Litos M, Pearson RD. Comparative injury risk among operating room, emergency department, and clinical laboratory personnel. Abstract presented at: Conference on Prevention of Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens in Surgery and Obstetrics (Feb. 13-15, 1994, Atlanta, GA). Published in: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 1994;15(5):345.

Jagger J, Powers R, Day J, Detmer D, Blackwell B, Pearson R. Epidemiology and prevention of blood and body fluid exposures among emergency department staff. Journal of Emergency Medicine 1994; 12:753-765.

1992
Jagger J, Detmer D, Cohen M, Scarr P, Pearson R. Reducing blood and body fluid exposures among clinical laboratory workers. Clinical Laboratory Management Review 1992;6:416-424.

1991
Jagger J, Pearson R. Needlestick injuries: a preventable hazard. Workplace Injury Reporter (American Trial Lawyers Association) 1991;1:136-138.

Jagger J, Pearson RD. Do universal precautions reduce needlestick injuries? Journal of the American Medical Association 1991;266:359-360.

Jagger J, Pearson RD. Universal precautions: still missing the point on needlesticks. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1991;12:211-213.

1990
Jagger J, Hunt EH, Pearson RD. Estimated cost of needlestick injuries for six major needle devices. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1990;11:584-8.

Jagger J, Hunt EH, Pearson RD. Recapping needles: is it worse than the alternative? Journal of Infectious Diseases 1990;162:784.

Jagger J, Hunt EH, Pearson RD. Sharp object injuries in the hospital: causes and strategies for prevention. American Journal of Infection Control 1990;18:227-31.

1989
Jagger J, Pearson RD. Needlestick injury (authors' reply). New England Journal of Medicine 1989;320:316.

1988
Jagger J, Hunt EH, Brand-Elnaggar J, Pearson RD. Rates of needlestick injury caused by various devices in a university hospital. New England Journal of Medicine 1988;319:284-288.

1987
Jagger J, Pearson RD. (invited) A view from the cutting edge. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1987;8:51-52.

Jagger J, Pearson RD. What other steps are needed to avoid risk? [commentary on "Recapping needles used in IV lines not safe."] Wellcome Trends in Anesthesiology 1987;5(6):4.

1986
Jagger J, Pearson RD, Brand J. Avoiding the hazards of sharp instruments. Lancet 1986;1(8492):1274.