|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||August 28, 2015|
|Drive to eliminate needlestick injuries|
|Syringes Found Throughout Abilene|
|Malawi: HIV vaccine trial soon|
|5 Top Worries of People With HIV Over 50: The View From Scotland|
|The HIV/HCV Outbreak in Indiana: Could It Happen in Your State?|
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.
Data is helping Uganda eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission
Today in Uganda, creative approaches are helping eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) and leading to fewer and fewer babies being born HIV-infected.
|What college students should know to stay healthy away from home|
|Hep C Debate: Should the Feds Require States to Cover Drugs for All?|
|One in four hepatitis C patients denied initial approval for drug treatment|
|Rising cost of prescription drugs threatens health care gains|
|Naomi Judd & Daughter Wynonna Croon Over The Judds’ Las Vegas Reunion, As Naomi Shares Hepatitis C Battle [Video]|
|Hepatitis C is Common in Prisons, but Treatment Is Rare|
|2 Montgomery County residents test positive for West Nile virus|
|West Nile reported in county|
|Region spared from human cases of West Nile - so far|
|West Nile virus found in Hamilton County|
|West Nile confirmations on the rise in Pinellas|
|Drug Rehab Nashville Comments On Prescription Drug Abuse Fueling The Rise of Heroin Use in Tennessee|
|Call To Action|
|Community forum to address drug abuse|
|Changes Substance Abuse Prevention Program|
|Governor leads substance abuse roundtable in Somersowrth|
|Addiction series: Regulating Indiana's abuse of prescription drugs|
|Grant to help MU students train for substance abuse prevention|
|Council Aims to Prevent Drug Abuse in ND|
|Marshall receives large federal grant to provide substance abuse prevention training for health care students|
|Todd Hunter dubbed substance abuse prevention advocate|
Teen Alcohol And Drug Abuse: Free E-book
Learn what you can do to prevent your teen abusing alcohol and drugs...
|Bringing Resiliency and Normalcy to Ebola-Free Liberia|
|Anne Curtis 'donates' Twitter feed to Ebola survivor|
|Ebola in Sierra Leone: after 4,000 deaths, outbreak all but over|
|Sierra Leone Awaits Countdown to Ebola-Free Declaration|
|Guinea’s Growth of Small Businesses Signal Post-Ebola Recovery|
|South Jersey malaria case prompts Ebola protocol|
|UPDATE: Ebola Ruled Out for New Yorker Who Returned From Africa With Fever|
|Ebola: What Happened|
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.
Release of Last Ebola Case Signals Sierra Leone Outbreak Could Be Over
Sierra Leone celebrated an important milestone on Aug. 24, 2015. For the first time in more than a year, there are no people being treated for Ebola virus disease and no confirmed cases of Ebola in the country.
Syringes found throughout Abilene
Abilene residents are concerned after several locals discovered drug paraphenalia disposed of on their property.
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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