|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||November 22, 2013|
|New needle promotes user safety, avoids infections - Inquirer.net|
|An ounce of prevention - St. Louis Jewish Light (blog)|
|Smart glasses maker moves closer to making vein hunting easier for nurses - Silicon Valley Business Journal|
|AOHP Sounds Alarm on US Sharps Injuries - Occupational Health and Safety|
|One in five HIV sufferers is unaware they have virus - Metro|
|HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who - Motherboard (blog)|
|UN reports progress in fight against HIV/AIDS - Aljazeera.com|
|HIV cases hit a record high - but a fifth of Brits don't know they have virus - Mirror.co.uk|
|HIV Is Still Very Concentrated in America's Cities - The Atlantic Cities|
|HIV-disclosure law sparks unique legal battle in Florida - MiamiHerald.com|
|Battle against HIV/AIDS in Asia-Pacific 'far from over,' UN agency warns - UN News Centre|
|HIV: The blame game - Duke Chronicle|
|Could Cats Offer a Cure for HIV/AIDs? - Norwich Bulletin|
|Study estimates Canadian hepatitis rates - Globalnews.ca|
|Park County experiencing Hepatitis-C outbreak - Wyoming Public Media|
|Dr. Maggie Ham and Dr. Albert Crimaldi, Ph.D.: Understanding hepatitis - Marblehead Reporter|
|Park County Looking to Combat Hepatitis C - K2 Radio|
|Most Canadians infected with hepatitis unaware of it - CBC.ca|
|Ex-McDonald's Worker With Hepatitis C Gets Jail Time For Spitting In Cop's Food - CBS Local|
|NH Restaurant Worker Now Healthy After Contracting Hepatitis A - CBS Local|
|Elderly man is first West Nile virus-associated death in Kern County - KERO-TV 23|
|First Long Beach Death Associated with West Nile Virus in Nearly a Decade ... - Long Beach Post|
|Coppell, Dallas County officials say 2013 West Nile season better than ... - Dallas Morning News|
|1-Year-Old Boy Paralyzed by West Nile Virus - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth|
|Fort Collins' West Nile spraying could fly in new directions - The Coloradoan|
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.
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.
'SILENT EPIDEMIC' - Nearly ten percent of Filipinos infected with hepatitis
Close to nine million Filipinos are suffering from Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
SHARPSENTINEL 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.
K-SHIELD® PORT ACCESS INFUSION SETS
SAFETY BLOOD COLLECTION/INFUSION SETS
The Safety Blood Collection Set with integrated needle protection is an important contribution to avoiding needlestick injuries. After use, the safety mechanism is activated inside the patient’s vein. To do this, the wings of the set are held in place with the fingers of one hand. With the other hand, the slide is released by pushing together the pieces on the side. The slide is then pulled back. An audible “Click” indicates correct activation
NOVAGUARD 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 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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