|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||June 13, 2014|
|Needles in North Haven - Camden Haven Courier|
|Needlestick injury at Brisbane Central State School, parents fear HIV risk - Courier Mail|
|Needlestick accidents at work: What to do next - Clinical Advisor|
Be sharp with sharps!
We all are responsible for reducing sharps injuries by making sure we handle and dispose of sharps safely. An ongoing issue is the number of injuries through insulin pens.
Six needlestick safety reminders for your practice | Rebecca Allen - Initial Medical | Commissioning.GP
In the UK, a small but troubling number of healthcare workers develop a potentially life-threatening disease as a result of sharps injury.
The Dutch solution to the legal transposition of medical sharps ...
In the Netherlands the Dutch Working Conditions Act (Arbeidsomstandighedenwet) determines target requirements for safety and health at work and ...
|45 percent of Ticos think they can get HIV from a mosquito bite, says ... - Tico Times|
|Strong Link Between GBV, Alcohol and HIV - AllAfrica.com|
|New Test Can Detect HIV Without Running Water, Electricity, or Trained Staff - Healthline|
|Ryan Lewis' mother, HIV survivor, helps less fortunate - The Desert Sun|
|Fingers to Ashes: The Millennial Disconnect with HIV - Huffington Post|
|Obama plan would hurt HIV program at UMMC - Jackson Clarion Ledger|
|Hepatitis C Virus: 25 Years of Progress - AIDS.gov blog (blog)|
|Viral Infections Ranging From The Flu To Hepatitis C Could Be Prevented By ... - Medical Daily|
|Merck & Co bolsters hepatitis C pipeline with Idenix acquisition - Chemistry World|
|OraSure expects to be profitable in 2015 - Allentown Morning Call|
|Why The Hepatitis C Cost Cutters May Have Already Lost - Forbes|
|Mosquito-borne virus hits the Caribbean. Is Chikungunya the next West Nile? - Tech Times|
|West Nile Virus Activity Up In Sacramento Region - Capital Public Radio News|
|West Nile warnings bloom with summer - Herald & Review|
|West Nile a danger, even up north - Your Daily Globe.com|
|West Nile Virus flying into counties early this season - LocalNews8.com|
|Our View: Take steps to avoid West Nile - Northwest Herald|
|Dental prescriptions and the dangers of teen drug abuse - A Healthier Michigan|
|Bad friends major reason why youth dragged into drug abuse - Emirates 24/7|
|Survey: One in six job seekers fails drug tests - Allentown Morning Call|
|State leaders take prescription drug abuse plan on the road - The Tennessean|
|Survey: Prescription drug use reaches one in four high-school seniors in ... - Frederick News Post (subscription)|
Qlicksmart CASSETTE 3in1 - Features & Benefits
SAFETY BLOOD COLLECTION/INFUSION SETS
The Safety Blood Collection Set with integrated needle protection is an important contribution to avoiding needlestick injuries. After use, the safety mechanism is activated inside the patient’s vein. To do this, the wings of the set are held in place with the fingers of one hand. With the other hand, the slide is released by pushing together the pieces on the side. The slide is then pulled back. An audible “Click” indicates correct activation
TULIP SAFETY FISTULA NEEDLE
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
K-SHIELD™ PORT ACCESS INFUSION NEEDLE
Kawasumi brings you K-Shield, a totally integrated device for optimal non-coring Huber needle stick protection. K-Shield complies with all OSHA standards and has unmatched advantages.
It’s been carefully designed with user needs in mind. For example, it’s clinician friendly and easy to use, especially when activating the safety mechanism.
Acti-Lance single-use lancets have been designed for capillary blood sampling and the device is an integral component to the sharps-injury prevention programs in hospitals, clinics, laboratories, doctor’s offices and wherever patients and professionals have to feel safe.
Acti-Lance is very easy to handle and its intuitive top button activation minimizes training for new users.
By using the Acti-Lance safety lancets you can easily eliminate needle stick injures and cross infection.
EASY TO HANDLE
Intuitive activation, low firing force, no lancet loading required, 3 step operation only
Ultra sharp and silicone coated needle, double spring mechanism to eliminate needle vibrations
SUFFICIENT TO LANCE ONCE
Different color-coded versions, right needle exposure length, adequate blood flow
Truly disposable, self-destructive device, sterilized, reliable sterility protector
Acti-Lance safety lancets are available in three different color-coded versions to meet specific blood sample size applications and address a variety of skin types.
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