Seyed Hamid Reza Naghavi's research while affiliated with Queen Mary, University of London and other places

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Background Doctors are at particular risk of occupational needlestick injuries (NSI), and these may result in considerable acute anxiety and fear of disease transmission.AimsTo measure the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among trainee doctors who had experienced an NSI.MethodsA questionnaire was distributed to trainee doctors st...
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When pandemics lead to a higher workload in the healthcare sector, the attitude of healthcare staff and, more importantly, the ability to predict the rate of absence due to sickness are crucial factors in emergency preparedness and resource allocation. The aim of this study was to design and validate a questionnaire to measure the attitude of hospi...
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To study the epidemiology and time trends of blood and body fluids (BBF) exposures among hospital doctors. A 3-year study was carried out using data from the Exposure Prevention Information Network of four teaching hospitals in the UK. One hundred and seventy-five cases of BBF exposures in doctors were reported over the 3-year study period. Eighty-...
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A lack of information on the overall characteristics of work-related injuries in Iran holds back the development of effective injury prevention strategies. To evaluate characteristics of work-related injuries in a synthetic fibre factory in Iran. This study reports a 16-year (1991-2007) experience of ongoing surveillance of work-related injuries in...

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... The case should have been followed up. In view of the psychological barriers of HCWs after sharp injuries [35], we should also pay attention to the changes of psychological status of HCWs and provide timely psychological support and intervention to ensure the physical and mental health of HCWs. ...
... Survey questions detailed in Appendix Table 1 were modified from existing surveys (Gerbert 1987;Goulia et al. 2010;Naghavi et al. 2012;Ramich et al. 2017;Dost et al. 2020;Jin et al. 2020) and in response to regulator and stakeholder input. Demographic questions (Table 1) documented participants' gender, profession, nature of employment, and number of dependents. ...
... The reduction of needlestick injuries requires improved use of safe sharp devices, compliance with safe working procedures, training and regular audits of working practices, particularly for junior doctors who are at greatest risk of needlestick injuries, possibly due to inadequate training. 55 56 The risk of road traffic accidents could be reduced by discouraging driving after very long shifts (more than 16 h) and where there is sleep deprivation. 57 Transport should be provided by the employer in these situations. ...
... Excluding the ongoing pandemic, data on biological hazard perception are poor [33], and exposure to biological agents is reasonably perceived as a leading risk. Surgeons are at a higher risk than their colleagues from other individual specialities [34]. It must be considered that within the biological risk, the risk of injuries from punctures and cuts have to be included. ...
... Occupational injuries are major worldwide problems in both developed and developing countries. About 100 million occupational injuries and 100,000 workrelated deaths are reported worldwide each year (Leigh et al., 1999;Sanati et al., 2009). Workrelated hand and wrist injuries are the most prevalent work-related injury type among the Australian workforce (National Health Data Committee, 2003). ...