|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||April 24, 2015|
|PerIPheral i.v. catheter market to grow at a CAGR of 8.08% between year 2015 to 2018 shared in new research report|
|Europe infusion therapy devices market is driven by an aging population|
|Physician Safe After Ebola Needlestick, Experimental Vaccine|
|Needlestick Ebola cases 'unrelated', says army official|
|Second UK military Ebola worker flies back home after needlestick injury|
|Prevention of Needlestick Injuries Can Save U.S. Healthcare System More Than $1 Billion Annually|
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.
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|Community, Politicians At Odds Over How To Combat HIV|
|3.2m Nigerians Live With HIV|
|HIV Positive Cases Have Declined by 57 Per Cent: Centre|
|NGO Advocates Empowerment Of Phcs To Reduce Spread Of HIV/AIDS|
|Our HIV Crisis?|
|Zimbabwe: The Dilemma of Acquiring HIV At Birth|
|Migrant Labor, High Risk Behaviours, and HIV Awareness: A Bangladeshi Story|
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.
|EU regulators warn against combining hepatitis C drugs with amiodarone|
|Hepatitis C: Experimental Anti-viral Combo Helps Tough Cases|
|New Hepatitis C Treatments Have High Cure Rates for African Americans|
|Hepatitis C free India achievable: Expert|
|Merck Says Experimental Hepatitis C Treatment Shows 95% Cure Rate|
|Cancer rates among patients with hepatitis C are increased compared to those not infected|
|The case for keeping viral hepatitis in the SDGs|
|Recommended treatments for alcoholic hepatitis 'fail to keep patients alive'|
|Mosquito abatement districts preparing for busy West Nile season|
|Louisiana health official warns of West Nile virus|
|Protect your family from West Nile Virus|
|3 Birds with West Nile Virus discovered in San Diego County so far|
|Dealing with West Nile virus while pregnant|
|Ongoing drought may dry out hope for less West Nile Virus activity in 2015|
|Letter: More needs to be done to combat drug addiction|
|NM Substance Abuse Council Offers Parent Support Group|
|Inside Alabama’s deadly Spice craze|
|Drug Take-Back Day returns Saturday|
|Experts cites increase in heroin use in Augusta area, statewide|
|Prescription Drug Abuse 'Epidemic'|
|Johnston, Tri-Town get $750K grant to combat drug abuse|
|House fights over prescription drug abuse|
|RX drug abuse target of campaign|
|Substance Abuse Prevention Program in Port Washington|
|BBC World Service Awarded A George Foster Peabody Award—Special Ebola Service Honoured For Public Service|
|Fiancee of Ebola victim hopes memoir closes chapter|
|ACT Alliance Alert/Update: Support to Post-Ebola Recovery Programme in Liberia|
|Ebola drug cures monkeys infected with West African virus strain|
|Treatment actively counters Ebola just three days after injection|
|Liberia to be announce Ebola free if no new case in 42 days: WHO|
|Big Pharma propagandists claim Ebola could cause 16,000 deaths... from measles|
|Ebola outbreak likely driving malaria deaths: study|
|Pulitzer-winning Australian photographer wants the world to remember Ebola|
|Ebola: UN launches push to engage more women, community leaders in fight against disease|
Punctur-Guard Wing Sets
We've adapted our internal blunting technology to the Punctur-Guard Safety Winged Set! This allows the needle to be blunted while still inside the patient's vein, protecting the vessel and eliminating exposure during needle withdrawal.
The one-handed activation technique allows for undistracted care to be given to the venipuncture site at all times. Available in 19G, 21G, 23G, and 25G - Please see the product brochure for full ordering information.
GREINER BIO-ONE SAFETY PRODUCTS - VENOUS BLOOD COLLECTION
In the healthcare sector sharps injuries account for most work-related transmissions of infectious diseases, whereby needlestick injuries present by far the greatest risk. More than 50% of all registered cases concern nursing staff, followed by doctors and laboratory staff.
However, needlestick injuries need not be an occupational risk. By using VACUETTE® Safety Products, this danger can be virtually eliminated.
Furthermore, by working with VACUETTE® Safety products you are compliant with criteria given in the EU Directive (EU 2010/32).
Controlling liquid infectious waste continues to present multiple challenges. As regulations tighten and operating costs rise, it’s important to find a safe,
cost-effective solution that’s affordable and provides minimal environmental impact. The QUICK-DRAIN™ Systems from Bemis simply and effectively address your challenges, from staff safety to regulatory compliance to cost-effective disposal of liquid infectious waste.
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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