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2014-06-25 23:12:05

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Syringes (Disposable & Reusable) markets. Global demand for syringes (disposable & reusable) is projected to exceed US$16 billion by 2020, driven by rising healthcare needs of an aging population, increasing incidence of chronic diseases requiring intravenous administration of drugs, and strong emphasis on patient and healthcare worker safety. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Syringes...

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...

2014-01-22 23:28:11

Protectus Medical Devices, a public, development-stage company, engaged in the design, engineering, and manufacture of safety needle devices to protect healthcare workers worldwide from millions of accidental needle-stick injuries annually, as well as to obviate billions of dollars in resulting healthcare costs every year, granted an exclusive Interview for the Interlinked Investment News Channel on InterlinkedTV during recent FSXinterlinked Investment Conference. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014...

2014-01-16 23:26:13

Movement to Aid Health Care Workers at Risk of Needle Stick Injury Started on Indiegogo Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Needle stick injuries are a costly and dangerous health risk for health workers worldwide. Mechanical design engineer, Stephen Bartlett believes there is a solution and has introduced a needle stick injury prevention campaign on indiegogo.com. The primary motive of this movement is to drive awareness and funds to help promote the use and development of safe...

2013-08-07 10:18:27

Recommendations consider new drugs and tests New guidelines from the United States Public Health Service update the recommendations for the management of healthcare personnel (HCP) with occupational exposure to HIV and use of postexposure prophylaxis (PEP). The guidelines, published online today in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), emphasize the immediate use of a PEP regimen containing three or more...


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