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Minimizing Needle-point Injury

Needle-point injuries are a common risk in healthcare-related
professions and occur when a caregiver get inadvertently pricked
or pierced by a needle that was used on a patient with a
transmissible disease. Conversely, patients are affected if the
healthcare worker has a blood borne disease. Studies show that the
incidence of needle-stick injuries is quite high with over one
million cases reported worldwide every year. The risk of
transmitting infections such as hepatitis C or H.I.V. via needle
point injury is quite high.

Protection with an Efficient Blood Collection Set
One obvious way of minimizing this
risk is by using a safe blood collection
set. Take the Greiner Winged Safety
Blood Collection Set. It is specially
designed with a safety mechanism that
protects blood collection personnel as
well as patients. The needle comes with
a robust plastic housing and is hinge-attached to the needle hub.
The protective case does not interfere with needle use. The safety
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mechanism activates needle protection as soon as the needle is
removed from the vein. The device’s translucent shield is pulled
over the cannula to completely isolate it. A clicking sound
indicates that the cannula is in place. Thus needle-point risk is
efficiently minimized.

Flexible and Reliable Solution
                           The Greiner Winged Safety Blood
                           Collection Set is OSHA-compliant. It is
                           fast proving to be a safer alternative to
                           conventional blood collection sets. Besides
                           easy handling, this blood collection device
                           comes with flexible wings that provide a
                           secure grip. The sets are available as 1000
per case with leading medical lab equipment dealers.

Contact Details


Block Scientific, Inc.
1620 Ocean Avenue Unit 3
Bohemia, NY 11716 USA
Ph: 631-589-1118
info@blockscientific.com
http://www.blockscientific.com
http://www.blockscientificstore.com
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Description: One obvious way of minimizing this risk is by using a safe blood collection set. Greiner Winged Safety Blood Collection Set is specially designed with a safety mechanism that protects blood collection personnel as well as patients.