|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||December 12, 2014|
|Increase in hep C, B and HIV exposure from sharps injuries - Nursing Times|
|Patient with Ebola exposure admitted to NIH - W*USA 9|
|Cambridge Design Partnership Helps to Develop RauSafe: Award Winning ... - Thegardenisland.com|
|Exposures to blood viruses on the rise - Nursing in Practice|
|An exhausted medic's mistake - EMS1.com|
|10 top patient safety issues for 2015 - Becker's Hospital Review|
VanishPoint® Blood Collection Set
The VanishPoint® Blood Collection Set, from Retractable Technologies, Inc., features automated in-vein retraction that effectively reduces the risk of needlestick injuries and blood exposure. The safety mechanism is activated by depressing a retraction trigger that is located near the finger-grip area. This allows for easy one-handed activation, without changes in hand position, while reducing the risk of inadvertent activation. The needle is retracted directly from the patient, virtually eliminating exposure to the contaminated needle.
|Survey leads to more study of California HIV-prevention drug users - Reuters|
|Hepatitis C ruled out as cause of mental impairment in HIV patients - Medical Xpress|
|Kenyan women with HIV sue over sterilisation - BBC News|
Geospatial study identifies hotspots in deaths from HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C ...
A new study from epidemiologists at Tufts University School of Medicine helps to identify communities with the greatest public health need in Massachusetts for resources relating to HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C.
|Nearly 4 million Americans infected with hepatitis C - Good4Utah|
|Gilead Faces Lawsuit Over Hepatitis C Drug Pricing - ABC News|
|Costly Hepatitis 'C' Drug Makers Face New Fire - The Fiscal Times|
Nearly 4 million Americans infected with hepatitis C
Millions of people in the United States suffer from hepatitis C, but most of them don't even know they have it. Dr. Michael Charlton from Intermountain Medical Center talks more about the disease.
|West Nile virus: What you should know - WMDT|
|Health authorities on the lookout for West Nile virus in Guanacaste - Inside Costa Rica|
|12th Human West Nile Case Reported in Dallas County - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth|
|West Nile virus cases top 2000 in the US for 3rd year in a row - Outbreak News Today|
|State's death toll from West Nile virus highest this year compared to nation - Daily Democrat|
|First Socorro West Nile case since 2007 reported - El Defensor Chieftain|
|Calif. Reports Highest Number of West Nile Virus Deaths Since 2004 - California Healthline|
|West Nile hits home again for Denton woman - WFAA|
|Somerset Freeholders announce media campaign that addresses prescription ... - NJ.com|
|Four UR students facing drug charges - News 10NBC|
|Medical examiner, sheriff target drug abuse in 2015 - Richmond-News|
|Nonprofit could be another tool in battling drug abuse - The Times (subscription)|
|Washington County to hold public forums on drug abuse - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press|
|Dusty Roads created to fight drug abuse - The Times (subscription)|
|Faces Of Addiction: Photos Show How Drug Abuse Changes Users' Physical ... - Medical Daily|
|Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims? Families - Daily Beast|
|Ebola cases require rare dual air ambulance rescues - Yahoo News|
|Nurse with Ebola 'exposure' admitted to NIH hospital - CNN|
|Joint Pain Interrupts Ebola Vaccine Trial - NBCNews.com|
|Ebola Response Reveals Double Standard In U.S. Health Care - Forbes|
|Woman who saved relatives from Ebola coming to US for nursing school - CNN|
|Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone bodies found piled up in Kono - BBC News|
|Look Inside Village Where Ebola Outbreak First Appeared - NBCNews.com|
|How Effective Is Screening for Ebola at Airports? - TIME|
Patient with Ebola exposure admitted to NIH
NIH is expected to admit a patient with exposure to the Ebola virus Thursday afternoon.
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
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 to 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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