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The QD Syringe Reconstructs The Standard Syringe

Basic Syringe Definition:



"A syringe is a simple piston pump consisting of a plunger that fits tightly in a tube. The plunger can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube (the barrel), allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas…

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Added by Christopher Green on November 21, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Low Dead Space Syringe | Low Residual Volume Syringe | QD Syringe

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The QD Syringe has been touted as the next generation of safer and more effective syringes to enter the market - the Quick Draw Syringe™. The Quick Draw Syringe or the QD Syringe is a revolutionary product that will be the world’s first fully functional basic low dead space syringe…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 6, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments

QD Syringe Sytems® | QD Syringe | Low Dead Space Syringes

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A New Syringe Designed for greater Dose Control ~ The patented design of the QD Syringe includes several innovative concepts that also help make it one of the most versatile low dead space syringe products available. The QD Syringe consists of a patented cone tip with…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 6, 2016 at 9:17am — No Comments

QD Syringe | Low Dead Space Syringe | Low Dead Space Needle Hubs

A New Syringe Designed for greater Dose Control ~ The patented design of the QD Syringe includes several innovative concepts that also help make it one of the most versatile low dead space syringe products available. The QD Syringe consists of a patented cone tip with GlyFlo Technology™…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 6, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

QD Syringe | QD Syringe Systems | Low Dead Space Syringe

A New Syringe Designed for greater Dose Control ~ The patented design of the QD Syringe includes several innovative concepts that also help make it one of the most versatile syringe products available. The QD Syringe consists of a patented cone tip with GlyFlo™ Technology designed as a ready to use draw down needle,…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 4, 2016 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Is There a Definite Pre-Filled Syringe Solution? Maybe not.

This image shows what a sharp needle looks like after it is used just once then after being used six times. The BEST practice is to only use the sharp sterile steel needle ONE TIME (as intended by it's manufacturers)...and that is when it is entering a PATIENT. That will ensure that the patient is…

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Added by Christopher Green on September 22, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Dangerous Pre-Filled Syringe ~ Is It Time To Pause And Reflect?

Pre-Filled Syringe Safety Concerns

ISMP can envision other problems not mentioned in response to the survey when using prefilled cartridges as vials. Nurses may want to dilute small volumes of IV push…

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Added by Christopher Green on September 21, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

FDA ::: Warns of IV Compatibility Issues for Prefilled Glass Syringes

Compatibility issues have been reported between certain prefilled needleless glass syringes and pin-activated needleless intravenous (IV) access systems, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday.

Connection attempts may cause the pin to break, thus…

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Added by Christopher Green on August 21, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Employer's Responsibility To Re-evaluate Engineering Controls, i.e., Safer Needle Devices, At Least Annually

January 20, 2004



Mr. Marty Salanger

Manager of Safety, Policy and Government Relations

BD Advanced Protection Technologies

1 Becton Drive

Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417



Dear Mr. Salanger:



Thank you for your October 29, 2003 letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP). This letter constitutes OSHA's interpretation only of the requirements discussed and…

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Added by Christopher Green on June 21, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Dangers of Prefilled Syringes

ISMP recently conducted a survey of our nursing audience on Carpuject prefilled syringe cartridges for injectable medications. The survey revealed two troubling safety issues that may place patients at risk:

  • Many nurses were unaware of an important product safety issue…
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Added by Christopher Green on April 19, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION LIST and INFORMATION

SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION LIST and INFORMATION

In all workplaces where employees are exposed to contaminated needles or other contaminated sharps, the employer shall comply with 29CFR 1910.1030, Tennessee Code Annotated 50-3-203(e)(1)-(e)(4) and Tennessee Rule 0800-1-10 as follows:

  • Evaluate available engineered sharps injury prevention devices for all sharps
  • Solicit input from employees directly…
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Added by Christopher Green on March 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely

Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced the Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act to get innovative…

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Added by Christopher Green on January 30, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Selling Syringes Without A Prescription...The Pro's and Con's

More than 3,000 pharmacies, health care facilities and practitioners have registered with the Department of Health (DOH) to sell or furnish syringes to those age 18 and over without a prescription under the ESAP.



This program makes syringes available without a prescription and promotes the safe disposal of used…

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Added by Christopher Green on December 5, 2011 at 10:15am — No Comments

OSHA Answers Questions Regarding The Needlestick Prevention Act



Does the standard apply to public sector (State and local government) employees?



Federal OSHA standards do not apply to public sector employees, but the 24 states and two territories that operate OSHA-approved state plans are…

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Added by Christopher Green on December 3, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

Needlestick Safety And Prevention Act ::: Frequently Asked Questions



What is the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act?



The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act (the Act) (Pub. L.…

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Added by Christopher Green on December 3, 2011 at 9:39am — No Comments

Do We Have To Keep A Sharps Injury Log?

What if the safer device that I choose is on back order?



Safety equipment must be available at all times. If for some reason an engineering control is not available (due to supply shortages, back orders, shipping delays, etc.), this must be documented in your Exposure Control Plan. You would then be responsible to implement the chosen control(s) as soon as it becomes available and adjust your exposure control plan to illustrate such. In the meantime, work practice…

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Added by Christopher Green on December 3, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Needlestick Video Must see...

Nurses, physicians and health care workers suffer an estimated 800,000 accidental needle stick injuries each year in U.S. hospitals. Many become infected with deadly diseases like HIV and hepatitis. Dr. Manny takes a look at the new movie “Puncture,” which sheds some light on this problem ::: See the video on Needle-sticks and consequences ~… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on October 21, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Is There A Medical Device Monopoly?

Movie Puncture Exposes Hep B&C, HIV Dangers in Needlestick Injuries for Nurses, Healthcare Workers





The movie Puncture reveals the untold true story of the enormous risks faced every day by nurses and healthcare workers exposed to dangerous and deadly bloodborne pathogens (Hepatitis B, C and HIV) through…

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Added by Christopher Green on September 26, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention

 

 

 

Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention




 

Introduction

Needlestick injuries and other sharps-related injuries which expose workers to bloodborne…

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Added by Christopher Green on April 23, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Safe Syringes For Injection Safety

Safe Syringes For Injection Safety

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. Simpler disposable syringes cost on average 12 to 15 cents less than devices that prevent reuse and needle stick injuries. In industrialized countries, the injection systems are firmly established and well resourced, with the most advanced… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on December 6, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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