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2014-07-28 13:17:19

The Lancet The first systematic analysis of hepatitis E virus (HEV) transmission by blood components indicates that about 1 in 3000 donors in England have HEV in their plasma. The findings, published in The Lancet, suggest that around 1200 HEV-containing blood components (eg, red cells, platelets, and fresh frozen plasma) are likely to be transfused every year in England. The study retrospectively screened 225 000 individual blood donations collected in south east England between Oct,...

2014-06-24 23:12:56

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Safety Syringes Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/retractable-safety-syringes.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Safety Syringes Market (Retractable Safety Syringes: Automatic Retractable...

2014-04-28 12:32:22

Safety Engineered IV Therapy Portfolio to be showcased at INS BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will sponsor an Exhibitor Theater presentation and simulation lab at the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) 2014 Annual Convention and Industrial Exhibition in Phoenix, AZ, May 3(rd)-8(th). The presentation, "Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions--Implications and Limitations for Practice," will feature a discussion of technology and...

2013-06-12 23:19:04

Action Training Systems´ new Infection Control & Prevention training series was chosen as a 2013 JEMS Hot Product. This new series in ATS´s line of training for emergency responders is already being greatly recognized in the emergency response community for its high production quality and instructionally sound content. Poulsbo, Washington (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 This year at the EMS Today Conference & Exhibition, a team of judges reviewed and evaluated numerous new products...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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