|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||May 30, 2014|
|Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Hepatitis - WEAU|
|Leading Hospital Shares How it Reduced Needlestick Injuries by Nearly 70 ... - PR Newswire (press release)|
|NSW police officer in screen door needle stick ambush - NEWS.com.au|
Addicts told ‘bin your pin’ by Keighley charity
A Keighley charity that helps some 400 local heroin addicts has launched a campaign to bin every used needle after a nine-year-old girl was accidentally stabbed by a discarded syringe in the town’s Devonshire Park.
Needlestick accidents at work: What to do next
PEP Saves Lives
|Donald Sterling pulls Amway's Rich DeVos into NBA flap over HIV, gay marriage ... - MLive.com|
|CDC launches new HIV campaign - Washington Blade|
|Grant for Children's Hospital could lead to HIV vaccine - WLWT Cincinnati|
|As HIV epidemic grows, Jacksonville grapples with fear, denial - WJXT Jacksonville|
|Scaling up access to HIV testing through new technologies - UNAIDS (press release)|
|Jump in early detection of HIV with 'rapid' tests - Sydney Morning Herald|
|Federal HIV/AIDS grant up by 10 percent for Boston - Boston Herald|
|Bay Area Start-Up Using Crowd Sourcing To Fund HIV/AIDS Vaccine - CBS Local|
|DOH urged to declare 'national emergency' over HIV spread - Inquirer.net|
|Kill or cure: Danish university turns HIV into a tool to fight disease - RT|
|Hepatitis C testing is critical to stopping a silent epidemic - San Francisco Examiner|
|Local hepatitis A exposure stretches across nation - Springfield News-Leader|
|Combating the Silent Epidemic of Hepatitis B in the AAPI Community - Huffington Post (blog)|
|Preventing Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis B - Medscape|
|Cost of Hepatitis Drug Raises Questions About Access - Texas Tribune|
|New recommendation for hepatitis B screening issued, targets people at high ... - The Plain Dealer|
|Passing hepatitis B from mother to child halted with vaccine - SFGate|
|Burger worker may have exposed thousands to hepatitis - USA TODAY|
Blood victims' protest at David Cameron's Witney office
Haemophiliacs infected by NHS blood transfusions in the 1970s and 1980s have staged a protest at the prime minister's Oxfordshire office. Organiser David Leadbetter from Witney, said the government had still not paid compensation despite promises in 2011.
|West Nile virus is avoidable with precautions - Yuma Sun|
|West Nile Virus Returns for Summer - Guardian Liberty Voice|
|Bellevue mom overcomes West Nile, infertility and looks to the future - Omaha World-Herald (blog)|
|Three States Already Report First Cases of West Nile Virus This Year - Guardian Liberty Voice|
|Summer's almost here, and soon, West Nile will be, too - Dallas Morning News|
|Why West Nile Virus Is So Scary - Mother Jones|
|UAMS researchers get grant to study trauma, drug addiction link in women - THV 11|
|Fighting drug abuse on Long Island, Reynolds moves on - NorthShoreOfLongIsland.com|
|Doctors vulnerable to prescription drug abuse crisis - 9NEWS.com|
|Tools For Teens and Adults: Drug Use and Abuse Special - The Ocean Signal|
|Richie Sambora Highlights Drug Abuse with New Song 'Lighthouse' - Billboard|
|Child's drug use may be in plain sight - New Jersey Herald|
|Panel: Help needed from community on drug abuse - Tyler Morning Telegraph|
|Town Hall Meeting to Target Recreational Drug Use, Addiction - CBS Local|
Two Gloves Are Better Than One
Two gloves are better than one. Double-gloving is proven to reduce risks of sharps injuries and exposure to bloodborne infections.
Qlicksmart CASSETTE 3in1 - Features & Benefits
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
TULIP SAFETY FISTULA NEEDLE
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
SAFETY SUBCULTURE UNIT
The Safety SubCulture Unit (SCU) is a sharps safety device used to obtain samples from positive blood culture bottles. Needleless sampling reduces risk of needlestick injury.
The plastic tip safely pierces the bottle septum and makes it easy to insert and remove from the culture bottle. The integrated filter cap controls gas or culture discharge for an added level of safety.
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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