|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||March 13, 2015|
|British military medical worker tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone|
|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|
This syringe will self-destruct in...
'Smart' needle good for single injection...
Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries
Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.
|Would A Pill To Protect Teens From HIV Make Them Feel Invincible?|
|What It's Like to Be a Woman With HIV|
|Cellular scissors chop up HIV virus|
|Scanner targets HIV boltholes in boost for cure|
|With genetic engineering, scientists use decoy molecule to trick HIV|
IIT graduate kills family fearing HIV infection, but tests negative
Fearing that he had contracted HIV, a 39-year-old IITian set his wife and kids ablaze in a car before attempting to kill himself at Betul in Madhya Pradesh on March 4. Now it turns out he doesn’t have the virus.
|County reports potential Hepatitis A exposures in Napa|
|UN guidelines aim to simplify care for millions infected with hepatitis B|
|WHO urges stepped-up battle against hepatitis B|
|Specialty drugs save lives, come with daunting price tags|
|Finding strengths -- and weaknesses -- in hepatitis C's armor|
|Hepatitis Pills Spark Biggest Jump In Drug Costs In A Decade|
|Hepatitis C drug a costly but promising cure|
|Abandoned home poses health hazards — mosquitos tested positive for West Nile virus in 2014|
|Mosquitoes Appear Early In Bay Area’s Mixed Weather And They’re Hungry|
|Deadly mosquito is found in UK: Species that can spread West Nile virus discovered 50 miles from London|
|West Nile Virus Survivor Returns To Clovis North Classroom|
|Weather triggers early mosquito season|
|FAQ: Could this be a bad year for West Nile virus?|
|Creation of Youth Drug Abuse Resistance Education and Prevention program sought (Congress of the Philippines)|
|Chinese stars who campaigned against drugs, but caught with drugs|
|NY gets $8 million to prevent drug abuse|
|Ebola cases in the United States|
|More children at risk of measles in wake of Ebola epidemic|
|US Ebola Patient to Be Admitted to Maryland Hospital|
|Ebola-infected aid worker to be admitted to U.S. hospital|
|UK Ebola patient home for treatment, four more for monitoring|
|UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa|
|Ebola outbreak raises risk of measles in West Africa|
|Ebola could cost West Africa $15 billion over three years|
Ebola outbreak: British healthcare worker with virus to be evacuated from Sierra Leone by RAFA Boeing C-17 plane was dispatched to the area in preparation to return the worker to Britain, with a specialist doctor on board to assess whether she is fit for the journey.
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
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.
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
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
Contact us for no-cost samples!
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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