|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||February 27, 2015|
|Survey Reveals Consumer Preference for the PharmaJet Needle-Free Flu Shot|
|Mike steps on needle getting out of car, now he's in limbo|
|Wonkblog: Why it took so long for the world to start using ‘smart,’ self-destructing syringes|
|Second British Health Care Worker Moved to UK for Ebola Assessment|
|Court of Appeals Order – Retractable Technologies, Inc., et al., v. Becton, Dickinson and Co.|
|Credence MedSystems Wins Drug Delivery Innovation Award|
|Needlestick injury 'means Ebola could be carried into blood'|
Blood-filled syringe found on junior sports ground
A BLOOD-FILLED syringe was found on a Lismore oval heavily used by junior sport players.
How Did A Celibate 82-Year-Old Buddhist Monk Contract HIV?
His doctor injected him with a used syringe. Millions of people have contracted HIV, hepatitis and other diseases that way. The solution: a syringe designed to prevent reuse.
|Ebola halts HIV progress in Sierra Leone, says UN: TRFN|
|HIV case: Court made guardian of 9-year-old boy|
|CDC: HIV+ Out of Care Responsible for 91% of New Infections, says AHF|
|HIV prevention saves over $250,000 over lifetime|
|Hepatitis A case confirmed in South Australia with suspected link to recalled frozen berries|
|SA woman's hep A linked to frozen berries|
|FAQ: Could this be a bad year for West Nile virus?|
|Drought could mean a bad West Nile year|
|California Drought Creates Worse Outlook For West Nile Virus Spread|
|Experts predict another bad year for West Nile Virus|
|Deadly mosquito is found in UK: Species that can spread West Nile virus discovered 50 miles from London|
|Mosquitos which can carry deadly disease found in UK for the first time|
|Cuomo: New York awarded more than $8 million to combat heroin, prescription drug abuse|
|National Drug Facts Week acknowledged in schools|
|Indiana HIV outbreak linked to prescription drug abuse|
|AG Cooper talks Rx drug abuse prevention at Hoggard High|
|Youth Risk Behavior Survey to be given at Nashua middle schools for first time|
|Ebola halts HIV progress in Sierra Leone, says UN: TRFN|
|Thoughts turn to recovery as Ebola slowly ebbs in West Africa|
|Patient transported from Clarendon apartment does not have Ebola|
|Liberia leader thanks US as Ebola mission ends|
|Ebola doctor: Media, politicians fueled the public's fear|
|Ebola-hit Liberia no longer America's forgotten stepchild|
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
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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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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