|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||March 6, 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|
|Possible HIV cure OK'd for testing|
|HIV Prevention Is Focus in NIH Grant Projects|
|Zambia: Civil Society to Step Up Action On HIV Treatment|
|Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas|
|Ebola halts HIV progress in Sierra Leone, says UN: TRFN|
|HIV prevention saves over $250,000 over lifetime|
|Three more berry-linked hepatitis A cases|
|Warning over hepatitis E|
|Hepatitis C cure rate of 97 per cent announced in study of patients co-infected with HIV given 12-week combination ...|
|Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices|
|Australians get hepatitis A from Chinese berries|
|Rats, Snakes, West Nile Virus: Consequences of California's Record Drought|
|FAQ: Could this be a bad year for West Nile virus?|
|West Nile virus alert: Warm weather could accelerate mosquito threat|
|California Drought Creates Worse Outlook For West Nile Virus Spread|
|Limited promise in early results from Ebola drug trial|
|Deadly mosquito is found in UK: Species that can spread West Nile virus discovered 50 miles from London|
|Elmley Marsh on Sheppey home to thriving population of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus|
|A Forever Recovery Issues New Tips for Sobriety for National Drug Facts Week|
|In Boston, Preventing Substance Abuse Starts in Middle School|
|Group urges NY Legislature to invest $350 million to help combat heroin epidemic|
|Anti-Drug Campaigns 'Can Raise Drugs Risk'|
|Anti-drug schemes 'raise use risk'|
|Pemadam programmes see 2-fold increase in students|
|Society needs to assume more proactive role in fight against drug abuse|
|Briones: Opposing the needle|
|Site Last Updated 6:15 am, Wednesday|
|Police: Not true we’re losing war against drugs|
|Vaccine, Not Ebola, Made Doc Sick|
|Doctor Who Was Possibly Exposed to Ebola Receives Experimental Vaccine|
|Liberia releases last known Ebola patient from care|
|Liberia's last Ebola patient discharged|
|WHO to begin large-scale testing of Ebola vaccine in Guinea|
|Ebola vaccine tests to begin in Guinea on March 7: WHO|
|Ebola’s Not Over For Health Care’s Volunteers|
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
This syringe will self-destruct in...
'Smart' needle good for single injection...
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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