|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||April 16, 2016|
|Cooper Hospital Exposed Employees Needlestick Injuries, Bloodborne Pathogens: Feds|
|Santa Monica Group Backs Needle Disposal Plan|
|InstaPoll: When Did Your Last Sharps or Needlestick Injury Occur?|
|Needlestick injuries: Education is key|
Study shows 37% of outpatient healthcare staff fail to follow hand hygiene recommendations
Despite having policies in place to prevent infections, staff at outpatient care facilities fail to follow recommendations for hand hygiene 37 percent of the time, and for safe injection practices 33 percent of the time, according to a study...
Lack of Appropriate Eye Protection Increases Healthcare Worker Occupational Infection Risk
TIDI Products Says AAOHN 2016 Presentations Demonstrate the Need for Improved PPE Protocols Neenah, WI (PRWEB) April 13, 2016 TIDI Products, LLC, a leading manufacturer of clinically differentiated, single-use, infection-prevention products, today...
What will Happen if You Won’t follow OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen Standard?
If you’re a Health Care Worker (HCW) and are regularly exposed to an inmate’s blood, you might need to be examined and tested to find any possible health hazards caused due to the bloodborne pathogens and would have to undergo treatment, if required. Furthermore, you might also need to take the work off for proper treatment and rest which will eventually impact your employer, your family and other staffs who would have to fill in.
|Warnings over five-fold increase in HIV in Glasgow area|
|New metro Atlanta no-cost clinic aims to decrease HIV|
|Clinton, Sanders agree to meet with HIV advocates|
|First diagnosed case of Alzheimer's disease in HIV-positive individual reported|
|Man Convicted of HIV Crime but Later Vindicated Cannot Sue|
|EU extends safety review of chronic Hepatitis C treatments|
|Hepatitis C increases risk of developing head and neck cancers|
|Burnaby woman's hepatitis C is gone, but better health remains elusive|
Current Hepatitis C Virus Testing Guidelines Miss Too Many Cases, Study Suggests
A review of blood samples for nearly 5,000 patients seen at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department suggests that federal guidelines for hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening may be missing up to a quarter of all cases and argues for updated...
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.
|This mosquito season could be a real concern|
|High water levels, warm weather direct mosquito officials to the lake|
|Zika virus isn't here, but West Nile is, SJ agency warns|
|Zika virus could spread quicker than West Nile virus|
|Institut Pasteur receives patent for West Nile virus vaccine|
|Mosquito control efforts in St. Louis take new tactics with Zika threat|
|Mosquitos Are Out ― Time to Dump and Drain Water!|
|Officials take steps against mosquitoes to protect from West Nile, Zika|
|Zika and West Nile concerns: What to know about this year's mosquito season|
|Child abuse, neglect common in Hancock County|
|Coalition celebrates strategies for substance abuse|
|Addict in recovery says prevention is key|
|Fariña: Parents need more help to prevent opiate abuse, addiction|
|McCrory wants more money for substance abuse treatment, Zika prevention|
|Looking, hopefully, towards an Ebola-free future|
|'Ebola with wings': Expert raises alarm over deadly tuberculosis outbreak in PNG|
|White House To Transfer Ebola Funds To Fight Zika Virus|
|Greenwich HS Student Gets Praise from Obama for Ebola Research|
|One known Ebola case left in Guinea after girl's discharge|
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
REUSABLE MAGNETIC MAT
A reusable magnetic mat that provides a secure 'hands free' neutral transfer zone and secure surface to retain instruments, thus reducing the risk of third party inflicted sharps injuries.
For further information, please contact:
Advanced Medical Innovations
Mission Industrial Park
8741 Shirley Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324
Phone: (818) 701-7180
Fax: (818) 701-9708 | EFax: (818)-350-5738
Website: http://www.amiwelisten.com ● E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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