|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||June 27, 2014|
|BMA demands occupational health services are funded in full - Pulse|
|Bring your household hazardous waste to Henry Ford College - Dearborn Press and Guide|
|Occupational health: Who cares about the employee? - Nigerian Tribune|
|Health: HIV symptoms take time - State-Journal.com|
|Less Pain for Patients Suffering from Needle Stick Discomfort - NorthcentralPa.com|
|Needlestick injury at Brisbane Central State School, parents fear HIV risk - Courier Mail|
Boy finds needle at Cohasset beach
Quigley said that the lifeguards are being “even more vigilant now” and were also trained in the proper disposal of “sharps” at a joint public safety meeting with the police and fire departments...
Needleless Connectors….connection without infection!
The risk of needlestick injury and bloodstream infection associated with needleless connectors is of increasing concern. Many questions still remain regarding the potential risk for infection among the various connectors.
|Why Michael Stipe Waited Five Years to Get an HIV Test - RollingStone.com|
|Rate of Drug Use Stable, But HIV Spreading Rapidly, Experts Say - The Moscow Times|
|More young Australian women contract HIV on overseas trips, say counsellors - The Guardian|
|People living with HIV face 'crisis' as they age, study shows - Toronto Star|
|Ex-Iowa State researcher charged with falsifying data to make HIV vaccine ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune|
|HIV Did Not Stop Me From Having a Biological Child - TIME|
|HIV May Soon Be Eradicated? - Guardian Liberty Voice|
|In a Twist, Having Hepatitis C May Prevent Liver Transplant Rejection - Healthline|
|Tackle hepatitis C to save people living with HIV - Asian Tribune|
|To End America's Hepatitis C Epidemic, Bring It Out of the Shadows - Huffington Post (blog)|
|Drug companies searching for 4-week hepatitis C cure - Fox News|
|THE DOCTOR IS IN: West Nile Warning - WSAW|
|West Nile human case reported in Tulare County - Sacramento Bee|
|West Nile virus cases on the rise in county - San Jose Mercury News|
|First West Nile human case reported in Tulare County - Fresno Bee|
|First West Nile virus death reported in Missouri - STLtoday.com|
|West Nile virus reported in Northbrook - Chicago Tribune|
|West Nile returns to North Shore - Wilmette Life|
|Global drug use stable, but nearly 200000 drug-related deaths still recorded ... - UN News Centre|
|UN: Drug Abuse Stable but Afghan Opium a Concern - ABC News|
|Awareness programmes mark International Day against Drug Abuse - Indian Express|
|Easy availability of narcotics responsible for drug abuse: FM - Zee News|
|How proactive parenting can prevent drug abuse - Times of India|
|CHOMP unveils database that helps in battle against prescription drug abuse - Monterey County Herald|
|CDC: Prescription drug abuse in America is an 'epidemic' - WBTV|
|Lockboxes Headed to Staten Island in Bid to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse - DNAinfo|
SHARPSSENTINEL WALL CABINET SYSTEM
The SharpSentinel™ Wall Cabinet System secure sharps containers in a sturdy locked enclosure. SharpSentinel™ wall cabinets are perfect for use in patient rooms, exam rooms, physician and dentist offices, and any other areas where staff supervision is limited. Designed to protect staff from accidental needlesticks, this new system complies with all OSHA, NIOSH, CDC, and JCAHO requirements.
For more information, contact Bemis Health Care Products Group at
SAFETY SUBCULTURE UNIT
The Safety SubCulture Unit (SCU) is a sharps safety device used to obtain samples from positive blood culture bottles. Needleless sampling reduces risk of needlestick injury.
The plastic tip safely pierces the bottle septum and makes it easy to insert and remove from the culture bottle. The integrated filter cap controls gas or culture discharge for an added level of safety.
A safe, easy and effective solution for obtaining a fingerstick blood samples!
The SurgiLance™ safety lancet from MediPurpose™ is a single-use needlestick device known for its safety, comfort and ease of use.
Safe and Easy to Use
SurgiLance™ safety lancets were explicitly designed t
o safely and easily deliver remarkably smooth incisions that minimize trauma to patients' fingers.
Unlike traditional lancets—and for that matter, some safety lancets—that requiring “arming” (inserting a needle into the device), SurgiLance™ is “pre-armed” and only requires five simple steps to operate.
Retractable Needles and Blades
The SurgiLance™ passive safety mechanism automatically activates after the device is used, requiring no action on the part of the user. After activation, the single-use device cannot be used again.
Seven Color-Coded Models
SurgiLance™ safety lancets are available in seven gauges and penetration depths, all of which provide identical safety and reliability.
No-Cost Product Samples
Click here to evaluate SurgiLance™ for free!
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