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Safety syringe label

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of specialty pharmaceutical labeling solutions for over 50 years, recently introduced the Needle-Trap system to help protect healthcare providers from

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Sharp safety device evaluation

This article describes issues that hospitals should consider when making decisions about the introduction of sharp safety devices. Ford, J. (2008) How to evaluate sharp safety-engineered

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Venous access for oncology

Sara Wells has written two articles that discuss oncology and haematology patient vascular access needs. The first reviews literature that underpins vascular access device assessment. The second article describes

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Medical device forum

In January 2008, Gill Brook – Medical Device Nurse Practitioner for Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust and Rose Parker – Medical Device co-ordinator for St Helens

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3 million to reduce HAI’s

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced a three-year, $3 million national effort to reduce patients’ risk of hospital-associated infections in intensive care

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Pediatric CRBSI reduction

Alliance for Pediatric Quality Promotes Four Proven Quality Improvement Initiatives. The goal of the Alliance is to bring about immediate, measurable change in the quality of care

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Accelerated Seldinger at AVA

The Accelerated Seldinger Technique reduces the danger of air embolism while providing fail-safe needlestick protection and faster access. Those were among the conclusions of research presented

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Preventable nosocomial infections

As from today Medicaid stop reimbursement for some reasonably preventable nosocomial infections. This article is another that describes the impact of this legislation. Graves, N. and McGowan,

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Intraosseous device wins award

Vidacare Corp., the maker of the EZ-IO medical device, beat out 700 other entries to win The Wall Street Journals Eighth Annual Innovation Award Competition. San Antonio-based

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Cardinal spinoff company

Cardinal Health Inc. said Monday that it is spinning off its tech-focused clinical and medical products businesses into a separate public company in a move that

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Antimicrobial needlefree

Baxter Healthcare Corporation today announced that it received 510(k) clearance for expanded labeling for the first antimicrobial needleless intravenous (IV) connector, V-Link Luer-activated device (LAD) with

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