|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||August 14, 2015|
|Unilife Corp Downgraded by Zacks (UNIS)|
|Newly licensed nurses at greater risk of injury: study|
Ambulance company faces more than $235000 in fines
Company hit with 14 health violations after OSHA inspection; employer accused of failing to protect workers from dangers of infection and disease.
Management of blood exposure and needle stick injuries
Post exposure measures taken after blood or needle stick injuries in healthcare facility and how to pevent
|HIV cure: From pipe dream to promising|
|Large percentage of youth with HIV may lack immunity to measles, mumps, rubella|
|The Power of a Simple Multivitamin|
|I've Lived 34 Years With HIV|
|TBT: Ryan White Grantees Help People with HIV #GetCovered|
|Positive Thoughts: HIV Is Not Your Enemy|
|amfAR Report Recommends How States Can Improve HIV Prevention|
|Without testing, HIV remains elusive|
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.
|Gilead Sciences: Why Hepatitis-C Sales Could Fall Short|
|Payers Set To Play Hardball On PCSK9 Pricing: RBC|
|New Cuban vaccine developed against chronic hepatitis B|
|How the Heroin Crisis Ushered in a Hepatitis C Epidemic|
|Updated: Hepatitis C patients not getting medication because it costs 'too much'|
|6-year-old girl pricked by dirty needle at splash park|
|Hepatitis C Increases Risk of Heart Damage, Study Confirms|
|Hepatitis C infection may damage heart too|
Hepatitis is a serious side effect of heroin use
The number of cases in the U.S., where drug users are contracting hepatitis C, is rising according to new figures presented by health agencies. The immediate solution relates to the supply of clean needles.
Over 70% of Veterans have Hepatitis C.
62. 7% of Vietnam veterans have hepatitis C. Korean Conflict veterans are at 18%. Post Persian Gulf era veterans near 10%. Www.hcvets.com ...
Hepatitis C is 'silent epidemic'
There are 43,500 registered patients with hepatitis C in Ukraine.
|Bridgeport added to West Nile list, Experiment Station says|
|West Nile-Infected Mosquitoes Trapped In Darien|
|Georgia Confirms First Case Of West Nile Virus: Know The Disease, Symptoms And Treatment|
|Research and Markets: West Nile Virus Infections Pipeline Insights 2015 - Provides a West Nile Virus Infections Landscape Across the Globe|
|West Nile puts 2 in city in hospital|
|Eye on Augusta: Drug Crisis Worsens, Treatment Centers Struggle, LePage Threatens to Call Out National Guard|
|Navy Seeks Sailors' Opinion on Alcohol Use and Responsible Drinking|
|Show the Navy what responsible drinking means to you|
|Enforcement-only approach hasn’t stemmed drugs in Marion County: Manchin|
|Hillary Clinton tackles drug abuse issue at Keene forum|
|Newburyport officials to discuss substance abuse prevention|
|Legislation aimed at curbing drug abuse among seniors|
|UN official: Ebola epidemic could be defeated by end of 2015|
|Study: Ebola Infections 17 Times Less Likely in Communities that Participated in Community-Led Total Sanitation|
|'Unlikely' Ebola cause of Burundian refugee death in Tanzania: UN|
|Sierra Leone’s first lady not Ebola positive-Official|
|How will we ensure the new Ebola vaccine reaches those most in need?|
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.
CDC wants tight restrictions on only high-risk Ebola workers
The CDC does not have enforcement authority, though, over its new guidelines.
Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. This world-first single-handed scalpel blade remover prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing techniques.
BladeSINGLE enables single-handed "passive" activation - keeping hands out of harm’s way. The clear casing of the cartridge allows easy and accurate counting.
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.
A re-useable device for the quick, simple and safe retrieval of sharps that have been inadvertently dropped onto the operating theatre floor.
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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