|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||December 13, 2013|
|More parents refusing preventive vitamin K injections - Herald & Review|
|New Clinical Studies Show ICU Medical's ChemoLock™ Closed System ... - Sacramento Bee|
|'Police ought to emulate Aussie conduct' - Free Malaysia Today|
|Community Hospital Long Beach nurses call for increased staffing, wages - Long Beach Press-Telegram|
|Preventing Sharps Injuries in a Rural Medical Center: A Success Story - Infection Control Today|
|Needleless Connectors and the Improvement of Patient and Healthcare ... - Infection Control Today|
5-year-old girl gets poked by dirty hypodermic needle while playing in sand at Ocean Beach
It was supposed to be a fun day at the beach for the Allen family, but it quickly turned scary when their 5-year-old came running and crying.
|'Donors' with HIV fears still vex blood centers - The Japan Times|
|HIV/AIDS patients will have to pay higher premium for life insurance - Firstpost|
|HIV may up risk of heart disease - Indian Express|
|Group claims NOPD practices part of rising HIV/AIDS rate issue - WWL|
|In Tenafly, HackensackUMC addresses HIV/AIDS with students - NorthJersey.com|
|'Viral rebound' hits two HIV-infected men for whom hopes of 'cure' were raised - The Independent|
Sydney hair replacement clinic in HIV warning
Hundreds of people may have been exposed to HIV and other infectious diseases after they received treatment at a Macquarie Street hair replacement clinic.
|Hepatitis C case prompts safety fixes - Hampton Union|
|New weapon to cure Hepatitis C - fox4kc.com|
|Surviving Hepatitis C - KOLO|
|Why Talk Of A Hepatitis C Price War Should Act As A Warning To The Pharma ... - Forbes|
|FDA Approves Breakthrough New Drug For Hepatitis C - 2nd In Two Weeks - Forbes|
|Oops, Rep. Amodei forgets to tell insurance company he had 'West Nile' virus ... - Reno Gazette-Journal (blog)|
|Ken Summers' long road home: West Nile disease strikes former lawmaker - Denver Post (blog)|
|Community rallies around West Nile virus victim - Ontario Argus Observer|
|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|
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.
Getting the Point of Sharps Safety- 8 questions on the rules that protect your staff.
In recent years, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and its state counterparts have been stepping up inspections for compliance with sharps safety and other issues at surgical facilities nationwide
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.
K-Shield Port Access Infusion Needle
Kawasumi brings you K-Shield, a totally integrated device for optimal non-coring Huber needle stick protection. K-Shield complies with all OSHA standards and has unmatched advantages.
It’s been carefully designed with user needs in mind. For example, it’s clinician friendly and easy to use, especially when activating the safety mechanism.
PROLANCE single-use safety lancets have been designed for modern capillary blood sampling and the device is an integral component to sharps-injury prevention programs in hospitals, clinics and wherever patients and professionals have to feel safe.
PROLANCE is available in six different color-coded product versions to meet specific blood sample application and address the variety of patient skin type
What is NeedleTape®
NeedleTape® is a unique needle securing adhesive technology designed to provide safety advantages by integrating a safety identifier to alert healthcare workers to the presence of needles.
QLICKSMART BLADE NEEDLE SYSTEM
Qlicksmart BladeNeedleSYSTEM provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades and suture needles in sterile operating environments. BladeNeedleSYSTEM replaces the two-handed built-in blade remover of the existing needle counters with the world-first single-handed scalpel blade remover, which works perfectly safe.
Sharps injuries are a serious occupational hazard in healthcare settings. In operating rooms, scalpel blade injuries are the second most common type of sharps injuries, second only to suture needles. Use of a needle counter for safe containment of needles can minimize the risk
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