|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||May 6, 2016|
|B. Braun Taking Leadership Role in Educating Nurses About USP < 800 >|
|Webinar: Prevent needlestick injuries|
|Risk of needlestick injury from injecting needles|
|U.S. Spent $1.4 Billion To Stop HIV By Promoting Abstinence. Did It Work?|
|HIV kidney transplant patient reveals why he decided to be medical pioneer|
|HIV Testing Company Told to Cease and Desist Over Bert & Ernie Ad|
|HIV-Positive Women In Uganda Are Being Sterilized Without Their Consent|
|CDC: Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious disease|
|Hepatitis C Deaths in U.S. Rose in 2014, but New Drugs Hold Promise|
|Hep C deaths up; Baby boomers asked to get tests|
|Hepatitis C Kills More Americans than Any Other Infectious Disease|
|Hepatitis Awareness Without Action Equals Death|
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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|Zika, West Nile add to mosquito season worries|
|West Nile virus positive mosquitoes found in Sun Valley|
|Narcotics agents educate about drug trends|
|Experts give advice on talking to teens about drugs, alcohol|
|Prince Drug Epidemic|
|Reno prescription drug abuse is 'big and it’s growing'|
|Focus efforts on drug abuse prevention|
|Ebola May Leave Some Survivors Blind|
|CHAMP sponsors Ebola drill, practice for a medical emergency|
|Ebola, Zika and a globalizing Texas|
|Study of Liberia Ebola flare-up shows need for longer vigilance|
Tulip Safety Fistula Needle
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
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.
Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. This single-handed scalpel blade remover is a passive (automatic) safety device, and therefore safer and more effective than active (manual) safety devices.
Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing technique and dramatically reduces the risk of scalpel blade injuries in operating theatres. BladeCASSETTE complies with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
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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