|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||July 4, 2014|
|American Red Cross Blood Drive - KAGS News|
|Hepatitis B infections in Kenya surpass HIV - The Standard Digital News|
|Behaviour change can reduce risk of needle stick injury to nil - The News International|
|Tracking the feet that travel the globe - USA TODAY|
|Wayne County holds hazardous waste collection event - Hometownlife.com|
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.
|Tanzania could save $3200 in HIV fight - East African Business Week|
|It's time to bring HIV prevention drugs out of the closet - MSNBC|
|20-year-old Missouri woman accused of knowingly exposing others to HIV - KY3|
|Courts Still Sorting Blame in Hepatitis C Outbreak in Md., 7 Other States - CBS Local|
|Lawsuit Claims Trinity Employee Caused Hepatitis-C Outbreak - KXNet.com|
|Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure' - Los Angeles Times|
|County warns of potential hepatitis A exposure - The Coloradoan|
|Hepatitis C Infection May Have 'Silver Lining' for Transplant Patients - WebMD|
|How to protect yourself from West Nile this summer - SoutholdLOCAL|
|West Nile Virus Detected In Minnesota - CBS Local|
|1st West Nile Virus Detected This Year In Michigan - CBS Local|
|Bugs at Your July 4th BBQ? Beware of Chikungunya and West Nile - NBCNews.com|
|Suisun City resident is county's first West Nile virus case for 2014 - Fairfield Daily Republic|
|1st West Nile virus detection of year in Michigan - Detroit Free Press|
|Long road to drug addiction - Glens Falls Post-Star|
|Justin Bieber -- Drug Use on Trial in Paparazzi Assault Case - TMZ.com|
|Pembroke resident provides impetus for battling 'insidious scourge' of drug abuse - The Patriot Ledger|
|A Different Path to Fighting Addiction - New York Times|
|Medical group targets prescription drug abuse - St. Cloud Times|
|Five ways to combat prescription drug abuse - Boston Globe|
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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