Scenes like this one create unnecessary exposure to needlesticks. Technology exists to transfer medication from vials to syringe or from vial to vial without ever using a needle!
Safety Product Category
Needleless transfer Devices
Medications have typically been transferred from glass vials to syringes by using a needle designed to pierce the rubber septum. Newer technology exists that allows for the transfer of a diluent into powdered medication without the need for repeated piercing of vials.
Needleless Transfer Device
The Needleless Transfer Device enables the rapid transfer of a diluent into powder vials for mixing and drug reconstitution. The use of a single device allows a closed system preparation.