|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||March 10, 2017|
|Global Short Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Market 2017-2021|
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|8 Steps After Accidental Needlestick|
|Preventing needlestick injuries|
Needle Finder app developed to track discarded needles in Huron County
Local health officials soon have a new aid in the struggle against Huron County’s drug epidemic, an aid developed by one of their own epidemiologists.
|Kenyan Government to Roll Out Pre-Exposure HIV Drug|
|HIV/AIDS Awareness Day honors women living with HIV in Georgia|
|MRI scans can help spot HIV in the brain|
|Health care provider communication training in rural Tanzania empowers HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy to discuss adherence problems|
|Republican healthcare plans ‘will leave America vulnerable’ to HIV epidemic|
|LGBT and People Living with HIV Need To Take Charge in Healthcare Debate|
|Home HIV test kits: Uses, what to expect, and benefits|
|UCL scientists develop way to use MRI scans for identifying HIV in the brain|
|Ischaemic Stroke in HIV-Infected Patients|
|Should HIV-positive people still face felonies for not telling partners?|
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!
|Mortality associated with hepatitis C and hepatitis B virus infection|
|Gov't to toughen monitoring of hepatitis C|
|How Hepatitis Became A Hidden Epidemic In Africa|
|Highest Hepatitis B Cases in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Area|
|Most boomers infected with liver-damaging hepatitis C virus do not know it|
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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.
|Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adults|
|Teen infected with West Nile honored for organizing blood drive|
|Oh Great, Another Awful Tropical Disease We Have to Worry About|
|Experts: Prepare for a potentially major mosquito season|
|Weeds, wildflowers and West Nile could flourish after DFW’s warm winter|
|Columbia Scientists Are First to Establish Method to Accurately Forecast West Nile Virus Outbreaks|
|Family: Bloomer area man died of West Nile virus|
|State says too early to tell if West Nile threat is higher because of warm winter|
|Bernie Sanders Warns Against Letting Tax-Funded Zika Research Fatten Wallet Of Big Pharma|
|IBM Helps Fight Dengue and Zika|
|Fighting Zika: DNA vaccines may offer new weapon against virus|
|Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adults|
|Zika is still a threat, Pennsylvania officials remind travelers|
|For Brazil’s Zika Families, a Life of Struggle and Scares|
|Zika Virus can Affect the Heart|
|The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named 4 more countries with Zika|
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.
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.
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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