Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter June 6, 2014
Needlestick & Sharps Injuries
Case study: Lessons from a health-needs assessment - PersonnelToday.com
Less Pain for Patients Suffering from Needle Stick Discomfort - NorthcentralPa.com
Govt disseminates health care waste guidelines - The Swazi Observer
Needlestick injury at Brisbane Central State School, parents fear HIV risk - Courier Mail
Needlestick accidents at work: What to do next - Clinical Advisor
Needlestick risk linked to stickers on syringes from compounding pharmacies - Healio
Hospital Shares How It Reduced Needlestick Injuries by Nearly 70 Percent - Infection Control Today
Understanding The Dangers of Needlestick Injuries
In the UK, a small but still troubling number of healthcare workers develop a potentially life-threatening disease as a result of sharps or needlestick injuries.
Docs so tired they may as well be drunk
Fifth-year medical students were shocked to find most medical errors in South African hospitals were systemic. Young, inexperienced, exhausted. And your life is in their hands. Junior doctors across South Africa are asleep on their feet as they are forced to work.
HIV
UNL team developing new HIV vaccine - Lincoln Journal Star
HIV services have improved, but health systems a far cryPublish Date: Jun 05 ... - New Vision
Woman wrongly diagnosed with HIV awarded €57000 - Irish Independent
8 Ways the US Must Prepare for More Seniors with HIV - Healthline
Iowa revamps harsh HIV criminalization law - MSNBC
HEPATITIS
Six important aspects of hepatitis E - Healio
Doctor: Tibet's Hepatitis B Infection Rates Soaring - Voice of America
Wrestler Wins Hepatitis C Lawsuit Against Abdullah The Butcher - Deadspin
WEST NILE
Fort Collins tries new tactics in West Nile fight - The Coloradoan
Gainesville begins testing for West Nile Virus - KXII-TV
KTBS marketing director tested for West Nile vaccine - KTBS
DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION
Medical Society Praises Tennessee Plan to Deal With Prescription Drug Abuse - WDEF News 12
Chicago Sues Big Pharma For Helping Cause Epidemic Levels Of Prescription ... - ThinkProgress
After 15 years of drug abuse, BC man revels in new start - Battle Creek Enquirer
Public Forum On Teen Mental Health, Drug Abuse On Monday - FWWeekly
Wooton: Overlooked drug abuse - Pomerado Newspaper Group
The stigma and the challenge of drug abuse in UAE - The National
Editorial: A better coordinated attack on prescription drug abuse can help ... - Memphis Commercial Appeal
Survey Reveals Alarming Numbers on High School Drug Abuse - WHAG
Parents at Wayne forum hear startling facts about drug abuse in their town - NorthJersey.com
Qlicksmart CASSETTE 3in1 - Features & Benefits
    • Small and compact - saves space!
    • The CASSETTE is sterilised and ready for use
    • Contains 3 units of Qlicksmart single blade remover cartridge per set
    • Single-handed "passive" activation - keeping hands out of harms way
    • Blade contained upon removal to enable safe disposal in an approved sharps container, eliminating injuries to downstream staff
    • Puncture resistant cartridge so you know you're safe
     
 
IN THE NEWS
TOO MANY SHARPS INJURIES FROM PUNCTURED CONTAINERS - WHY?
“Finer needles, higher temps, and thinner walls, all make container penetration easier.” 500 healthcare professionals in USA and 200 in UK sustain sharps injuries (SI) from needles puncturing conta...
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SHARPSSENTINEL WALL CABINET SYSTEM
 

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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.
 

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For more information, contact Bemis Health Care Products Group at  800-558-7651

 
 
NEEDLE SAFETY: 6 STEPS TO PREVENTING NEEDLESTICK INJURIES WHEN USING AMPOULES
The AO Ampoule Opener and AS Ampoule Stand are game-changing products that virtually eliminate the risk of needlestick and sharps...
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EMPLOYERS MUST UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATIONS OF MANDATORY FLU VACCINATION FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS
Employers planning to implement mandatory influenza vaccination policies for healthcare workers need to understand the implications, according to an analysis published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
 
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TULIP SAFETY FISTULA NEEDLE
Features of the clear, patented TULIP safety needle protector:
 
  • Low profile design
  • Ease of use during patient cannulation and needle placement
  • Activation using a one-handed technique
  • Audible click indicating protector is locked and will stay locked
  • Meets OSHA safety requirements
 
SIX NEEDLESTICK SAFETY REMINDERS FOR YOUR PRACTICE
Commissioning.GP, In the UK, a small but troubling number of healthcare workers develop a potentially life-threatening disease as a result of sharps injury.
NEEDLESTICK INJURIES
This You Tube digital story looks at the real-life impact of exposure to needlestick injuries and the subsequent underreporting in the surgical medical residence...
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OUR CORPORATE MEMBERS
Please click on any ISIPS member below to view their sharps safety products!
Surgilance Safety Lancet
 
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.
 
No-Arming Required
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
Click here to evaluate SurgiLance™ for free!
 
 
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