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QD Syringe Systems® ::: Revolutionary Ideas

Thursday, December 8th, 2011 | Permalink

QD Syringe Systems ® ::: Revolutionary Ideas

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Needlestick Statistics

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 | Permalink

Occupational Exposure

  •     1,300,000 deaths annually
  •     23,000,000 hepatitis infections annually
  •     260,000 HIV/AIDS infections annually
  •     According to the CDC, 80% of occupationally acquired       diseases in the U.S. are transmitted through needlestick injuries.
  •     Every 24 seconds a person dies from having an injection from an unclean syringe
  •     50% of injections given to children are unsafe

Safe Syringes For Injection Safety

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 | Permalink

World Health Organization There are four types of syringes currently used around the globe. The first two categories are cheaper but less safe. The two newer and safer devices are more expensive

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Injury and Hazards in Home Healthcare Nursing are a Growing Concern

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 | Permalink

“Although professionally and personally rewarding for many, home care nursing can be both physically and emotionally demanding. Our study findings suggest that home healthcare work may be dangerous for nurses who work in this setting. These types of injuries are serious as they can result in infection with bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis and HIV.” — Robyn Gershon, DrPH, professor of clinical Sociomedical Sciences Injury and Hazards in Home Healthcare Nursing are a Growing Concern October 1, 2009 — Patients continue to enter home healthcare ‘‘sicker and quicker,” often with complex health problems that may require extensive nursing care.

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Sunday, November 13th, 2011 | Permalink

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