Safety Syringes and Anti-Needlestick Devices in Orthopaedic Surgery
- Role of syringe holder in reducing needle stick injuries. Chowhan, Amit K.; Nandyala, Rukmangadha; Patnayak, Rashmi; Bobbidi, Phaneendra V.; Kumar, Neeta // Journal of Cytology;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p219
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Needle stick injuries during fine needle aspiration procedure: Frequency, causes and knowledge, attitude and practices of cytopathologists," by N. Kumar and colleagues in the April-June 2012 issue.
- System shields workers from needlesticks. // Design News;6/12/95, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p57
Features the Turtle TS-2 blood-collection system that protects health-care workers from accidental needlestick injuries. Hypodermic needle shielded by a transparent housing; Clarity of the resin; How it works.
- Safety point. // World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p44
No abstract available.
- Laws protecting against needlestick injuries gaining ground. // Nation's Health;Sep99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the increase in the number of laws being introduced in the United States, which protect health workers from needlestick injuries. States that have introduced bills on the issue; Action taken by legislators; Information on the report issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...
- Legislation helps heath workers work more safely. Dameron, Carl // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;4/30/2001, Issue 322766, p10
Reports the promotion of the use of Safety Injection Syringes in the United States. Avoidance of risks associated with needle stick injuries; Features of the syringe; States mandating the use of the syringes.
- OSHA wants safer needles used to protect workers. Conlan, Michael F. // Drug Topics;12/6/99, Vol. 143 Issue 23, p101
Reports that the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has implemented an industrial safety policy, in an effort to protect health workers from bloodborne pathogens, through the safe use of safer needles to reduce unintended needlestick injuries. Emphasis on the importance...
- Study of status of safe injection practice and knowledge regarding injection safety among primary health care workers in Baglung district, western Nepal. Gyawali, Sudesh; Rathore, Devendra S.; Bhuvan KC; Ravi Shankar, P. // BMC International Health & Human Rights;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3
Background: Unsafe injection practices and injection overuse are widespread in developing countries harming the patient and inviting risks to the health care workers. In Nepal, there is a dearth of documented information about injection practices so the present study was carried out: a) to...
- Injection practices in Nepal: health policymakers' perceptions. Gyawali, Sudesh; Rathore, Devendra Singh; Pathiyil Ravi Shankar; Maskey, Manisha; Vikash Kumar KC // BMC International Health & Human Rights;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background The unnecessary and unsafe use of injections is common in developing countries like Nepal. Policymakers have an important role in promoting rational and safe injection use. Hence, the present study was carried out to explore the perception of health policymakers regarding safe...
- Survey of Syringe and Needle Safety Among Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists: Are We Making Any Progress? Ford, Kelli // AANA Journal;Feb2013, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p37
Anesthesia providers serve a vital role in preventing the transmission of disease by following safe injection practices, yet violations of these standards have occurred. The goal of this study was to determine the extent of unsafe injection practices that exist among student anesthesia...