|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||February 20, 2015|
|Court of Appeals Order – Retractable Technologies, Inc., et al., v. Becton, Dickinson and Co.|
|Credence MedSystems Wins Drug Delivery Innovation Award|
|Needlestick Ebola cases 'unrelated', says army official|
|Needlestick injury 'means Ebola could be carried into blood'|
|Risk of blood-borne viruses from sharps injuries continues, report claims|
|New Potential HIV Vaccine Drug 'Absolutely 100% Effective' In Monkeys|
|Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse|
|Protein inactivates virtually all strains of HIV|
|The quest for an AIDS vaccine: A timeline|
|Radical HIV vaccine ploy raises hope|
|Gilead's Pill Can Stop HIV. So Why Does Almost Nobody Take It?|
|A Bold New Plan Could Keep More HIV/AIDS Patients in Treatment|
|Tigers NRL trio tested in hepatitis scare|
|Berry-related hepatitis A confirmed in WA|
|New Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi needed in B.C., say desperate patients|
|NSW hepatitis A patient 'very cranky' with frozen berries debacle|
|Australians get hepatitis A from Chinese berries|
|Mosquitos which can carry deadly disease found in UK for the first time|
|The Coming Climate Change Plague|
|Warming Planet Threatens More and Possibly Deadlier Pathogens, Warns Study|
|Climate Change And Disease: Greater Outbreaks Expected As Rising Temperatures Disrupt Habitats|
|Mosquito fogging worth risks, report says; Santa Clara County seeks public input|
|NC Attorney General Roy Cooper visits Hoggard, talks prescription drug abuse prevention|
|AG Cooper talks Rx drug abuse prevention at Hoggard High|
|Lebanon County Coroner: Drug deaths up, suicides down|
|The White House Challenges Prescription Drug Abuse|
|MGSH students attend conference to reduce youth drug use|
|Obama to meet Liberian president on Ebola recovery|
|WHO: Sharp decline in Ebola cases has now leveled off|
|Liberia lifts Ebola curfew, re-opens borders|
|15-Minute Ebola Test Approved For Fighting The Epidemic|
|Ebola doctor fears deadly scenes may yet be repeated|
|Limited airborne transmission of Ebola is ‘very likely,’ new study says|
|Unsafe burials increase in Ebola-hit countries: WHO|
|SLeone hunts infected as Ebola crisis hits 'turning point'|
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
Blood-filled syringe found on junior sports ground
A BLOOD-FILLED syringe was found on a Lismore oval heavily used by junior sport players.
JUST PUBLISHED - NEW EDITION OF OR PROFESSIONAL SAFETY BOOK
My friend and colleague, Dr. Mark S Davis has just published a new edition of his wonderful book.
JUST PUBLISHED: The NEW and Updated 2015 Third Edition of Advanced Precautions for Today'S OR: The Operating Room Professional's Handbook for the Prevention of Sharps Injuries and Bloodborne Exposures, By Mark S. Davis, M.D. The book is available as an e-book download at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00S5BLSW0
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.
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
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.
No-Cost Product Samples
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QLICKSMART FAMILY OF STERILE BLADE REMOVERS
QLICKSMART Family of Sterile Blade Removers
Qlicksmart Sterile Blade Removers provide a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. These single-handed scalpel blade removers are passive (automatic) safety devices, and therefore safer and more effective than active (manual) safety devices.
Qlicksmart Sterile Blade Removers prevent the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing technique and comply with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
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