Karl Y. Bilimoria
Northwestern University
Publications 371
#1Anthony D. Yang (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 17
#2Christopher M. Quinn (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 4
Last.Karl Y. Bilimoria (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 57
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Abstract Background Needlestick injuries pose significant health hazards; however, the nationwide frequency of needlesticks and reporting practices among surgical residents is unknown. The objectives of this study were to: (1) examine the rate and circumstances of self-reported needlestick events in United States surgery residents, (2) assess factors associated with needlestick injuries, (3) evaluate reporting practices, and (4) identify reporting barriers. Study Design A survey administered aft...
#1Jeanette W. Chung (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 17
#2Allison R. Dahlke (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Last.Karl Y. Bilimoria (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 57
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The star rating system for hospitals of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) pools all hospitals together and awards each institution one to five stars for quality, despite variatio...