|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||March 15, 2013|
|Acupuncture article did not explore sanctioned medical practices - Las Vegas Review - Journal|
|Adjusting surgical technique reduces occupational exposures - Healio|
|CDC: 1 in 50 Poor, Straight Urban Americans Infected With HIV - U.S. News & World Report|
|HIV Baby 'Cured'? Mississippi Child Was Exposed But May Not Have Been ... - Huffington Post UK|
|Khomas HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate Drops - AllAfrica.com|
|Feds, Ohio hospital settle HIV discrimination case - San Francisco Chronicle|
|Health Journalists Trained On TB, HIV Co-Infection - AllAfrica.com|
|Over quarter of South African schoolgirls HIV positive: minister - Raw Story|
|New HIV Infections in Teenagers Halved Due to Increased Knowledge and Safer ... - AllAfrica.com|
|South African HIV Patients Forced To Choose Between Death Or A Disability Grant - Huffington Post|
SharpsSentinel Wall Cabinet System
The SharpSentinel™ Wall Cabinet System secure sharps containers in a sturdy locked enclosure. SharpSentinel™ wall cabinets are perfect for use in patient rooms, exam rooms, physician and dentist offices, and any other areas where staff supervision is limited. Designed to protect staff from accidental needlesticks, this new system complies with all OSHA, NIOSH, CDC, and JCAHO requirements.
For more information, contact Bemis Health Care Products Group at
|Hepatitis vaccination: 6 deaths suspected by substandard injection - The Express Tribune|
|Lack of awareness drives rise in hepatitis B cases in Vietnam - Xinhua|
|Education and outreach key to combatting hepatitis outbreak in South Sudan - UNHCR (press release)|
|Film Highlights Hepatitis Research on Kids With Disabilities - ABC News (blog)|
|Patient Dilemma: Treat Hepatitis C Now or Hold Out? - Wall Street Journal|
Patient Safe Syringes
Patient Safe® syringes are uniquely designed to reduce the risk of bloodstream infections resulting from catheter hub contamination. Their unique luer guard reduces the risk of luer tip contact contamination.
It also reduces the risk of contamination of intravenous fluid. Patient Safe® syringes are compatible with most available hypodermic needles, including those with manually activated safety features, vial access devices, and luer-activated catheter hub.
|The Deadly Virus That's Spreading Faster Than Malaria or West Nile - TakePart|
|Texas Senate approves bill to help combat West Nile virus - Dallas Morning News|
|LaPorte resident with West Nile virus dies - South Bend Tribune|
|Testing underway for West Nile virus as a survivor recovers - WFAA|
|Help Nancy Heal: Community Rallies Around Victim of West Nile Virus - DNAinfo|
|Tarrant County Ready With New West Nile Virus Plan - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth|
Health care experts have long warned of so-called “silent killer” diseases -- that is, those that create serious damage without showing symptoms.
For baby boomers, that includes hepatitis C.
The Unistick 3 has been developed to provide the most comfortable blood sampling experience for the patient, whilst giving the healthcare professional complete control and confidence during the procedure. The unique raised dots mask the sensation of pain by stimulating the nerve endings responsible for contact, pressure and texture, making the procedure a more comfortable experience for the patient. The needle retracts immediately after use.
VEINVIEWER FROM CHRISTIE
VeinViewer projects an image much like a picture on a movie screen, but VeinViewerr does this in real time making the patient's skin the "screen". VeinViewer is the only direct projection vascular imaging device clinically proven to improve peripheral vascular access by reducing the number of sticks and improving patient satisfaction.
B.SAFE NEEDLE SAFETY SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM
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 B.safe syringe system, when properly activated, will shield the exposed needle.
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