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Type: Picture Slide
Content: Includes illustration of a tower made of blocks. Bottom row has three blocks labeled: Clinically Effective; Acceptable; and Reduces Injuries. Middle row has two blocks labeled: Needs of Patients and Needs of Primary Users. Top row has one block labeled Choose Products.
Source: Chiarello, 1995
The goal is to choose devices that are:
Acceptable to users,
Most effective in reducing needlestick injuries in that particular setting, and which also serve the needs of the patients and of the primary users of the devices.