|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||February 24, 2017|
|Large Volume Wearable Injectors Market (3rd Edition), 2017-2027|
|Injectable Drug Delivery Market worth 624.50 Billion USD by 2021|
|What increases the chance of getting HIV?|
|Lance Henriksen Wields the Needlestick on Blu-ray|
|8 Steps After Accidental Needlestick|
SeldiSafe® - Helping to reduce the risk of sharps injury during CVC insertion
With 40,000 incidents reported each year in the UK (and at least as many go unreported), this is a major cause for concern for the NHS. SeldiSafe is an 18G 70mm introducer needle which can be used instead of your conventional introducer needle for CVC insertion.
Needle Injuries Often Unreported by Medical Students
A recent study shows that medical students and hospital interns often fail to report self-inflicted needlestick injuries when treating patients.
Bloodborne pathogen Risks of crime scene cleanup - Suicide Cleanup™
Crime scenes are normally bloody, particularly when excessive violence is involved. This can have consequential health hazards especially after one gets into direct contact with contaminated blood. When faced with such a situation, it is prudent to consult a reliable, certified and trustworthy blood cleanup company to avoid exposing yourself to dangerous bloodborne diseases.
Student BMJ: Should I tell anyone about the needlestick injury I had on elective?
Student BMJ is a world renowned resource that supports medical students through every stage, from applying to medical school all the way to making the transition to junior doctor.
Humira Pen vs Syringe!
I have always used the pre-filled syringes for my Humira injections but due to a glitch in insurance I ended up having to use the auto-injection pen...
|Florida man threatened to infect officers with HIV, deputies say|
|Another Leading HIV Organization Endorses Undetectable = Untransmittable|
|Five HIV patients are ‘virus free’ and no longer infectious after two doses of new vaccine|
|Advоcates fоr HIV preventiоn pill push fоr better access, infоrmatiоn|
|HIV: Early signs and symptoms|
Punctur-Guard Blood Collection Needle
The Punctur-Guard Blood Collection Needle is designed to work with any standard blood collection tube holder on the market and offers a unique internal blunting technology that is integral to the needle itself. This device blunts while inside the patient's vein, eliminating exposure to the sharp upon needle exit. In a study performed by Morbidity and Mortality Weekly, the Punctur-Guard Blood Collection Needle reduced needle sticks by 76%; the highest rate of any device studied!
|Texas: Hepatitis A case confirmed in Scurry County|
|Overland man exposes to Hepatitis C through 'spit sock,' charges say|
|Local clinic offers free Hepatitis C screenings|
|Messi promotes hepatitis C treatment in Egypt|
|Hepatitis B Market: Emerging Players Could Make The Difference|
|SF working on ambitious plan to eliminate hepatitis C|
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.
|Scientists Develop a Method to Forecast West Nile Virus Outbreaks|
|Mosquito Saliva-Derived Vaccine Could Prevent Malaria, Dengue, Zika, And West Nile|
|West Nile Virus likely culprit in plummeting numbers of Pennsylvania state bird, the ruffed grouse|
|Mosquito Spit Vaccine Would Fight Malaria, Zika, West Nile, Too|
|How West Nile Virus Transmission Is Higher During Drought|
|Jamaica to participate in new PAHO, WHO research project on Zika|
|Does Zika Harm Male Fertility?|
|Vaccine Maker Seems To Admit It Needs Zika Outbreak|
|6 more positive Zika results returned after DC lab error|
|Number of pregnant women caught in D.C.’s botched Zika testing rises to nine|
|Link between Zika virus and blindness discovered at Wayne State|
|Zika Virus has Faded, But Should Not Be Forgotten|
|Feverish Sprint for a Zika Vaccine Faces a Strange Hurdle this Summer|
|T&T records 463 Zika pregnancies|
|Lawmakers decry Army’s planned Zika vaccine license to Sanofi|
Qlicksmart BladeFLASK is the world’s pioneering single-handed blade remover to prevent injuries from removing scalpel blades. BladeFLASK is simple to use with a quick “push, click, and pull” action to remove and contain used scalpel blades. Used together with a hands-free passing technique, BladeFLASK can prevent up to 5 times more injuries than a safety scalpel. This easy-to-use solution provides a low cost alternative to safety scalpels for all scalpel users. Qlicksmart’s single-handed BladeFLASKs have safely removed over 70 million contaminated scalpel blades, and have prevented up to 150,000 injuries around the world.
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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