|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||October 24, 2014|
|Wagga eight-year-old suffers needle-stick injury in main street - Newcastle Herald|
|Why Has Nurse Amber Vinson Recovered From Ebola So Quickly? - NBCNews.com|
|Warning over needle-stick injuries - Daily Advertiser|
|Faster Ebola Tests Could Help Stem the Outbreak in West Africa - TIME|
|CDC: Pennsylvania to expand Ebola monitoring - Allentown Morning Call|
|Needle-stick Safety Not a Top Legislative Healthcare Priority in Asia-Pacific ... - Yahoo!7 News|
|Dental nurses 'at high risk of needlestick injuries' - Zenopa|
|Remember When the U.S. Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be ... - Huffington Post|
|Aging with HIV poses challenges - Columbus Dispatch|
|Man gets hepatitis after insulin pen misused at hospital - WTNH|
|Hepatitis trial focuses on Nevada insurance provider - MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV|
|Pill Injectors at Higher Risk for Hepatitis C than Heroin Injectors - Huffington Post|
|Senate Lawmaker Eyes Hearing on the Cost of Hepatitis C Treatments - Wall Street Journal (blog)|
|Death Certificate says Mount Helix man died from West Nile Virus - 10News|
|77-year-old dies of West Nile virus - 10News|
|West Nile virus worries in the South Bay - Easy Reader|
|West Nile virus death reported in Philadelphia - Philly.com|
|Flu vs. West Nile, Ebola, Enterovirus: How to tell and what you need to know - Los Angeles Register|
|Substance abuse rising amongst Indian kids - Daily News & Analysis|
|Forum on drug abuse in Upper Bucks set for Thursday - The Intelligencer|
|Activists tackle scourge of prescription drug abuse - USA TODAY|
|Ex-soldier returns to fight substance abuse in military - USA TODAY|
|Indiana lawmakers fight for ways to end prescription drug abuse - Fox 59|
|Buzz: Prescription drug abuse, deaths growing in US - Press & Sun-Bulletin|
|Ebola Prompts North Korea to Bar Tourists - New York Times|
|3 Hospitals Designated For Md. Ebola Patients - CBS Local|
|Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf - New York Times|
|Ebola death toll rises to almost 4900 - Aljazeera.com|
|Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola - New York Times|
|Report: New York City physician tests positive for Ebola - Washington Post|
|Source: Doctors Without Borders physician in NYC tests positive for Ebola - CNN|
|Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $100M to fight Ebola - USA TODAY|
|New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola - Reuters|
|New Ebola Screening Measures - New York Times|
babyLance Safety Heelstick
The babyLance™ safety heelstick from MediPurpose™ was developed with more than 10 years of proven product development expertise, leveraging the advanced thinking behind our SurgiLance™ safety lancet. The result is a precise, safe and consistent heel incision device specifically designed for babies.
Performance You Will Appreciate
The proprietary spring design provides a swift pendulum action of the cutting blade that makes a gentle incision and complies with CLSI LA4-A5 guidelines.
Easy on You and Baby
The industry's easiest trigger reduces finger pressure and activation distance for improved stability and incision quality, which greatly minimizes the risk of bruising.
Fits Your Hand Like a Glove
Designed with you in mind. Ergonomically, the dimples give you a secure grip. While functionally, the device cradles the baby's foot for stability and reduced rock, with visual markings that enable better alignment and a more accurate incision.
The Perfect Incision Every Time
The innovative spring design controls the consistency of the depth and width of the incision for better blood flow, without touching the baby's tender nerve fibers.
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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 JC
For more information, contact Bemis Health Care
Products Group at
SAMPLOK ADAPTER CAP
One product that is used to fill blood culture bottles with blood sample is the
SampLok® Adapter Cap from ITL Corporation. It is a versatile device for safe blood sample collection and sample transfer into blood culture bottles and test tubes. With an integrated safety lid, the SampLok
Adapter Cap provides safety to healthcare workers by reducing the risk of needle stick injury. The SampLok Adapter Cap’s flexible design allows sampling with a variety of culture bottles and vacuum test tubes.
VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes
The advantages of using an evacuated blood collection system made out of plastic has been well known for a long time. It is of the greatest importance to produce high quality samples and analysis results, along with minimized risk of infection to staff. Greiner Bio-One can offer a complete range of evacuated blood collection tubes made out of virtually unbreakable PET-plastic. All of them are equipped with a unique safety cap, which also offers maximum security to healthcare workers. Coagulation is a critical testing area proving to be a challenge to some manufacturers. Not for us at Greiner.
For more information click here
Packaging your drug in a prefillable syringe with a safety feature will provide protection for health care workers and patients against accidental needlestick injuries. The NovaGuard SA (Staked-needle Automatic) syringe system can be deployed using a single-handed technique to shield the exposed needle.
· Mitigates glass flange breakage
· Bulk packaging enables automated assembly
· Designed to prevent pre-activation
· Uses standard plunger rods
· Tamper resistant
To learn more about using the NovaGuard SA syringe system for your drug product, or for information on any of West’s injectable drug packaging or delivery system technologies, click here.
*For investigational use only by our pharmaceutical and biotechnology development partners. West markets the NovaGuard SA technology as an integrated system. Final assembly is completed by the pharmaceutical company.
West and the diamond logo and NovaGuard™ are trademarks or registered s of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions.
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