|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||September 25, 2015|
|Retractable Technologies, Inc. Declares Dividends to Series I and II Class B Preferred Stock Shareholders|
|Should drug users have a safe space to inject?|
|New vigor’ needed to reduce needlestick injuries, health care group says|
|Medical Thriller ‘Needlestick’ Now Filming In Detroit|
|Risk of needlestick injury from injecting needles|
Surgeons take a scalpel to their own toxic culture
An independent report commissioned by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) released yesterday has found bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination are commonplace in the culture of surgeons…...
Needle disposal boxes slow to catch on in Portland parks
The receptacles for used syringes and needles were placed a week and a half ago at Deering Oaks, Harbor View Memorial and Peppermint parks, and near the corner of Chestnut and Lancaster streets.
|Eazy-E’s Protege, Frost, Says He Knows How The Late Rapper Contracted HIV|
|HIV’s unusual family tree|
|Most Up-to-Date HIV Infections Per Household Estimate in the US|
|Five Tips for HIV Med Adherence While Traveling|
|Car Passenger Gets $40,000 Settlement After Cop Gave Her A Ticket FOR HAVING HIV|
|HIV Is Not a Murder Weapon: Racism and the Criminalization of AIDS|
|Why Is There an HIV Crisis in the South?|
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.
|Lawsuit Alleges Hardee's Exposed Thousands of Customers to Hepatitis|
|One senator's push to fund hepatitis C treatment for veterans|
|Pamela Anderson hopes she'll be cured of Hepatitis C by November|
|Hepatitis B-like Virus Found in Great Lakes Fish Species|
|Teenager who drank three cups of green tea a day develops hepatitis and turns YELLOW due to liver damage|
|West Nile Virus Claims Michigander, First Time in More Than a Decade|
|West Nile virus case confirmed in Mahoning County|
|West Nile virus found in Johnson County|
|Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Connecticut|
|West Nile Virus Found in Huntington|
|Health officials: 81-year-old Oakland County woman dies due to West Nile Virus|
|3 Bergen Towns Create Partnership To Fight Drug 'Epidemic'|
|Senate Bill Seeks To Screen Teens For Drug Abuse|
|Mangano Announces Drug Abuse Prevention Project For High School Students|
|Grant targets youth drug-abuse prevention|
|CVS/pharmacy commits to Creating Safer Communities Through Multiple Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts|
|Substance abuse: Focus on prevention, recovery|
Toddler stabbed by dirty heroin needle on Dublin Bus
Family of Alysha Zambra disturbed and worried after little tot had skin pierced by filthy syringe
|New Device Can Detect Ebola Virus More Quickly and More Reliably|
|A 17-Year-Old Develops Cheap Ebola Test, Wins $50,000, Plans to Change the World|
|Chip-based technology enables reliable direct detection of Ebola virus|
|Ebola crisis: Exhausted but not defeated|
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.
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.
VACUETTE® VISIO PLUS BLOOD COLLECTION NEEDLE
The VACUETTE® VISIO PLUS Blood Collection Needle with optical venipuncture control is a great help for phlebotomy personnel. The latest innovation from Greiner Bio-One at last brings vision to blood collection. When venipuncture has been carried out successfully, blood flow is visible in the view window in the transparent plastic hub of the needle.
The VISIO PLUS also has advantages for the patient. Movement in the vein during penetration whilst searching for the vein lumen is sometimes painful for the patient: Due to the visible blood flow in the view window, this movement is avoided. The special cut of the needle tip makes penetration of the tissue a lot easier. The new VACUETTE® VISIO PLUS needle thus guarantees pain-free, stress-free venipuncture.
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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