|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||April 29, 2016|
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The Medical Minute: Improper Disposal of Needles and Syringes Poses Problems
With the growing number of patients who self-inject medications at home, the number of needles that need to be disposed of is growing, as well.
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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.
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Beware of Needlesticks as Zika Looms
Increased transmission of Zika virus is expected in the U.S.
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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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