|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||October 2, 2015|
|Tory MP under fire for saying junior doctors should REPAY training costs if go abroad|
|B. Braun to Sponsor Platinum Showcase and Present at AVA|
|Needlestick Injuries Cost U.S. Hospitals $1B|
|Needlestick Safety Challenges Continue|
|Risk of needlestick injury from injecting needles|
|Subway allegedly fires employee after he divulges he’s HIV-positive|
|New UN treatment guidelines say all people with HIV should get antiretrovirals|
|Danny Pintauro's HIV-positive revelation has Alyssa Milano in tears|
|World Health Organisation alters HIV treatment guidelines|
|WHO urges preventative ARVs for those at high risk for HIV|
|WHO changes global HIV policy|
|HIV patients should start treatment immediately, U.N. says in new push|
Sheridan Subway restaurant sued after firing HIV-positive employee
A Subway restaurant in central Indiana faces a federal lawsuit for terminating one of its employees.
Coventry has highest HIV infection rate in the West Midlands
Three in every 1,000 15 to 59-year-olds in the city are HIV positive, say latest figures
HIV and AIDS
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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.
|Health ministers from the Americas adopt new strategies on hepatitis, tuberculosis, immunization, and health-related laws|
|Report: wide variance in Medicaid use of costly hepatitis C drug|
|What It’s Like to Hear ‘You Have Hepatitis C’|
|Teenage Girl Contracted Hepatitis After Drinking Green Tea Bought Online|
|Hepatitis C Doctor Investigation Report Released|
Dirty needles main cause in 700 new cases of hepatitis C
Over 700 cases of hepatitis C - which can cause liver disease - were reported last year.
|Four West Nile Related Deaths in Riverside County|
|State health officials announce first West Nile Virus fatality in MA|
|Calallen ISD Sends Notice of Possible West Nile in their Area|
|West Nile Virus in the US? 5 Things to Know About the Mosquito-Borne Infection|
|West Nile virus claims the life of 81-year-old woman|
|Massachusetts sees first West Nile virus death of 2015|
|West Nile Virus Is Making An Unwelcome Comeback|
|Presidential Proclamation — National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, 2015|
|In New Hampshire, substance abuse at centre of 2016 campaign|
|Gov. Baker wants drug abuse prevention bill by Thanksgiving|
|Conroy Honored By Substance Abuse Action Council|
|RAISING GREAT KIDS: Council Rock Community Speaker Series to offer insight, advice on anxiety, internet safety, substance abuse prevention|
|Lane DUII Victim Impact Panel to host Drug Abuse Prevention night|
|Obama: My Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Plan|
No prescription needed in Utah for life-saving overdose drug, available at ..
Recently, CVS drug stores announced they will provide the drug naloxone without a prescription.
|Ebola outbreak could have been mitigated, responder says|
|One Year Ago Today, America Collectively Lost Its Mind About Ebola|
|Ebola in Dallas One Year Later…|
|Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey has ''no regrets'' volunteering in Sierra Leone telling an emotional Lorraine Kelly she'd return|
|Presidents of Sierra Leone and Liberia outline post-Ebola recovery plan in addresses to UN Assembly|
|Thompson and Perkins: A year after Ebola crisis, here's how we've improved Dallas County's public health system|
|Ebola cannot be conquered without understanding Africa's culture, politics and poverty|
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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