|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||May 9, 2014|
|New Protocol for Drug Overdoses - East Hampton Star|
|Parents can learn to help relieve pain during vaccinations - Reuters|
|NSW police officer in screen door needle stick ambush - NEWS.com.au|
|Officer injured by needle stick at Kandos - Mudgeee Guardian|
New regulations on preventing sharps injuries in the healthcare sector
New regulations to control the risks posed by needles and other ‘sharps’ in healthcare will take effect this month.
Prevention of Sharps Injuries in the Healthcare Sector
The Health and Safety Authority has published a guide following new regulations regarding the risk posed by sharps to employees in the healthcare sector.
Did you know at The Hartford Worker's Compensation policies have a specific clause for "Needlestick" coverage...
|Northampton County man battling HIV and hepatitis remains hopeful - WFMZ Allentown|
|Shreveport man give inside look at being HIV Positive - KTBS|
|Anti-HIV drugs dry up in Venezuela - USA TODAY|
|Masked man says he's infecting women with HIV - KTBS|
|Op-ed: HIV Can Still Land You In Jail - Advocate.com|
|New Effort to Halt Spread of HIV in the Caribbean - ABC News|
|Canada Is One of the 10 Worst Countries for Prosecuting HIV-Positive People ... - Slate Magazine|
|Is an HIV-free future on the horizon? - MSNBC|
Greiner Bio-One Safety Blood Collection Set
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
|Department of Health working to raise Hepatitis awareness - The Trentonian|
|Hepatitis C: Project Links Experts, Primary Care Physicians - Medscape|
|Bartonsville Red Robin employee diagnosed with hepatitis A - Pocono Record|
|Hepatitis C: The high cost of a cure - Rome News-Tribune|
|PeaceHealth patients possibly exposed to hepatitis C - The Columbian|
|Bob Townsend: Richardson continues measures to combat West Nile - Dallas Morning News|
|As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads - The Atlantic|
|Preparing for mosquitoes and West Nile virus - WFMZ Allentown|
|Researchers pursuing powdered nasal vaccine against West Nile - Medical Xpress|
|2014 West Nile Virus Season Update and Safety Tips - Chicago Tribune|
|Summit for Hope tackles Fox Valley heroin, substance abuse - Appleton Post Crescent|
|State Senate to consider bill deterring substance abuse and easing access to ... - GazetteNET|
|Drug abuse on the rise over summer break - KSDK|
|Corbett appoints group to tackle heroin, prescription drug problem - Pittsburgh Post Gazette|
|School officials warn of over-the-counter drug abuse - WSOC Charlotte|
|Teenage drinking, drug abuse program Monday - Newton Daily News|
|No. 1 Question seminar urges parents to help prevent youth drug abuse - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com|
|Cumberland County prescription drug abuse addressed at community conference - Today's Sunbeam - NJ.com|
Qlicksmart CASSETTE 3in1 - Features & Benefits
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.
TULIP SAFETY FISTULA NEEDLE
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
A safe, easy and effective solution for obtaining a fingerstick blood samples!
The SurgiLance™ safety lancet from MediPurpose™ is a single-use needlestick device known for its safety, comfort and ease of use.
Safe and Easy to Use
SurgiLance™ safety lancets were explicitly designed t
o safely and easily deliver remarkably smooth incisions that minimize trauma to patients' fingers.
Unlike traditional lancets—and for that matter, some safety lancets—that requiring “arming” (inserting a needle into the device), SurgiLance™ is “pre-armed” and only requires five simple steps to operate.
Retractable Needles and Blades
The SurgiLance™ passive safety mechanism automatically activates after the device is used, requiring no action on the part of the user. After activation, the single-use device cannot be used again.
Seven Color-Coded Models
SurgiLance™ safety lancets are available in seven gauges and penetration depths, all of which provide identical safety and reliability.
No-Cost Product Samples
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