For a classic needle or pin, the heavier and less sharp end will probably be
the leading end and pose less risk of puncture.
For an unusually shaped needle, such as a syringe needle with a hub, the
risk may be different.
B. Webb and JR Levao
LBJ Tropical Medical Center
Pago Pago, AS
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