|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||December 19, 2014|
|Needles in recycling bins put staff at risk - Southland Times|
|In the line of duty – a tribute to those helping fight Ebola - Eleven Myanmar|
|Myeloma In Paradise: It's A Matter Of Perspective - The Myeloma Beacon|
|NIH: Nurse Exposed to Ebola Has Not Tested Positive for Virus - BethesdaMagazine.com|
|FDA clears syringe that prevents needlestick injuries - FierceDrugDelivery|
|Ebola watch: Living through a needle stick - U-T San Diego|
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.
|Local honored for his work in HIV community outreach - Las Vegas Review-Journal|
|Lehigh man sentenced to 25 years for not disclosing he has HIV - The News-Press|
|HIV screening should be done for the determination of status - GhanaWeb|
|Tests confirm Cambodia HIV mass infection - Aljazeera.com|
|HIV-positive mother is on a mission to help local women with the disease - WJLA|
|Secret For Life-Saving HIV Cure Could Be Llamas - International Business Times AU|
|HIV Infections Surge in Cambodian Village - Wall Street Journal|
|Man With HIV Who Did Not Tell Partner Sentenced To Probation, Victim Upset ... - 10TV|
|Cambodia orders probe after HIV cases top 100 in village of 800 people - Al Jazeera America|
|China village petitions to 'isolate' HIV positive boy - BBC News|
|Hepatitis C Treatment Wins Approval, but Price Relief May Be Limited - New York Times|
|Arrowhead, Despite Ailing Stock, Reloads in RNAi Hepatitis B Fight - Xconomy|
|Sky-high price has VA rationing new hepatitis-C drug - Montgomery Advertiser|
|Cost of Hepatitis C drug means major state Medicaid spend - Capital New York|
|Brazil reports 1st human West Nile virus case in Piauí State - Outbreak News Today|
|Suffolk County Announces Year's First West Nile Case - CBS Local|
|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|
|First Socorro West Nile case since 2007 reported - El Defensor Chieftain|
|Florida human West Nile virus cases up to 15 - Outbreak News Today|
|Calif. Reports Highest Number of West Nile Virus Deaths Since 2004 - California Healthline|
|Recovery from substance abuse gets boost in Muskingum, Perry - Zanesville Times Recorder|
|State fares well in new drug report - The Harlan Daily Enterprise|
|Drug abuse bills now await governor's signature - NorthJersey.com|
|Speaker Recalls Drug Abuse 'Through The Eyes Of A Child' - Greeneville Sun|
|Senate Committee Offers to Help Fight Prescription Drug Abuse - Roll Call (blog)|
|Partnership looks to reduce Rx drug abuse - Seacoastonline.com|
|Opinion: Family drug abuse can be stopped - Cincinnati.com|
|Grant to help combat youth drug abuse in Sumner County - The Tennessean|
|Smoking, drinking, prescription drug abuse by teens is down, survey says How ... - CNN|
|Battling Rx drug abuse means taking a closer look - Asheville Citizen-Times|
|UIHC trains emergency personnel on Ebola response - Iowa City Press Citizen|
|Chicago Patient Being Monitored for Ebola Symptoms Discharged - NBC Chicago|
|Officials: Child at U. of C. tests negative for Ebola - Chicago Tribune|
|Ebola death toll close to 7400, says World Health Organisation - The Guardian|
|A Nurse's Desperate Plea: Show Me The Ebola Money - NPR (blog)|
|Could Christmas Worsen Ebola's Spread? - NBCNews.com|
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
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