Needlestick Prevention Device

November 12, 2008 12:14 pm | Schreiner Medipharm, L.P | Product Releases | Comments

The innovative Needle-Trap system helps protect healthcare providers from accidental needlestick injuries that can occur with disposable syringes. The Needle-Trap system features an integrated safety mechanism that is a component of the self-adhesive syringe label. This simple, economical design allows the needle to be safely and easily secured after it has been used and enables healthcare providers to use the same injection technique and disposal process as before.

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Safety Percutaneous Guidewire Introducer Needle

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

? The SP pro Safety Percutaneous Guidewire Introducer Needle meets OSHA guidelines for sharps with engineered sharps protection. This needle would replace the standard 18 Gauge 2¾-inch introducer needles commonly sold to the Cath Lab and Special Procedures/Interventional Radiology. They are used in every Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology procedure to gain access to the femoral artery so that a guidwire can be introduced through it.

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Tuohy Borst Adapters

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

? This new selection of smaller tuohy borst adapters include three adapters that are composed of a PVC body with a Triax® (ABS/nylon) cap. The silicone gasket is chemically resistant, prevents backflow of fluids and secures the position of a guidewire or instrument when closed. This group of adapters is available with gaskets ranging from 4 to 6 French.

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Hemostasis Valves

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

? Qosina is introducing two new hemostasis valves that function as a seal by preventing air and fluid leakage around wires and instruments. The one-handed hemostasis valve has two channels. The straight primary channel has a silicone gasket, while the angled secondary channel can be used for pressure monitoring and flushing.

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IV Securement Dressing

May 15, 2008 6:31 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

The 3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG IV Securement Dressing is a transparent, antimicrobial dressing used to cover and protect catheter sites and to secure devices to skin. It consists of a transparent adhesive dressing and an integrated gel pad containing the highly effective antiseptic agent, chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG).

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Safety Tray for Syringes

December 17, 2007 4:30 am | Inviro Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The InviroSNAP!® Safety Syringe Flu Trays are designed specifically for institutions and companies that administer flu shots in bulk. The trays contain 25 3-ml, one-inch safety syringes and are available in case quantities with 40 trays in a case. The flu trays include the patented InviroSNAP! Safety Syringes.

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Hydrophilic In-line IV Filters

October 11, 2007 11:31 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina announces the addition of three hydrophilic in-line IV filters to our inventory. These filters remove particles and microorganisms and have reliable air elimination. Each filter is comprised of a hydrophilic primary membrane composed of polyethersulfone (PES) and a hydrophobic 0.1µm PDVF vent membrane.

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Decapping Pliers

July 13, 2007 7:42 am | Kebby Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Kebby pliers decapper is designed to remove crimped aluminum seals or caps from vials and bottles. The tool is operated manually operated. The cap is inserted between the jaws, and removed by squeezing and tipping the pliers. This provides an easy means of removing the cap or seal safely. The stainless steel pliers feature a cushioned grip and are available in five standard sizes.

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Safety Needle

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The MONOJECT™ MAGELLAN™ Safety Needle provides easy one-handed safety activation with a minimum of training. The needle-based engineering control promotes clinical flexibility, while the robust safety shield covers entire needle to maximize protection from sharps injury. The shield cannot be removed from the device, ensuring staff safety.

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IV Syringe for Sterile Delivery

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The MONOJECT PREFILL™ ADVANCED™ I.V. Flush Syringe for Sterile Delivery features a proprietary design that prevents the plunger tip from bouncing back, virtually eliminating syringe induced reflux. Both saline and heparin syringes are manufactured with the same unique features that aid in proper flushing technique and minimize reflux.

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IV Additive Disposable Aids

January 12, 2007 9:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

EPS recently released two filter needles with 18 and 20 gauge needles (1 ½”) for use with multi-dose IV vials and a filter aspirator with a three inch blunt needle for administering and dispensing medication from ampules. These Filter Needles and the Filter Aspirator have 5 micron filters to minimize the potential of particulate being dispensed.


Bendable IV Arm Board

January 12, 2007 9:52 am | Dale Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Dale® Bendable ArmBoard for stabilizing and securing IV and arterial lines can be bent and re-shaped many times and has a soft, padded cover for comfortably holding a patent’s wrist in any desired position. Featuring two soft elasticized straps that attach using Velcro®, this all-in-one system eliminates taping and allows easy access to the radial artery.


Sharps Safety: Avoiding a Stick-y Situation

December 18, 2006 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

When one considers the broad range of procedures and treatment techniques in the surgical and healthcare field that require sharp instruments, it seems inevitable that injuries are bound to occur to the hospital staff handling these items. A study reported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates the number of sharps and needlestick injuries to range from 600,000 to 800,000 annually.

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Sharps Retrieval Device

November 13, 2006 10:12 am | Allen Medical Systems | Product Releases | Comments

The Allen® Needle Triever™ can help protect staff from sharps injuries. This suture needle retrieval system has a large magnetic surface to easily pick up any ferrous needles and sharps as small as 0.15 mm in diameter. The unique design allows the magnetic sweeper to reach under the surgical table and other hard-to-reach places.

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Barbed Injection Sites

July 12, 2006 10:49 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

These latex-free injection sites with barbs are available in non-slit (Part # 11456) or pre-slit versions (Part # 11194) and measure 1-1/2 inches in length. The barb is designed for maximum tensile strength on tubing with IDs of 1/16 inch. There are no parting lines on the sealing surface of the barb, minimizing potential leaks.

LISTED UNDER: I.V. Connectors


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