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Reduce Needlestick Injuries

   

Introcan Safety® Family

Studies have shown that user-activated safety devices are deployed only 83% of the time (reference: Victoria Valls, 20071). Passive safety design is proven to be more effective than user-activated design (reference: Y. Linuna, 20052).

The B. Braun Introcan Safety® Family of IV Catheters with Passive Safety Technology:

Deploy Automatically

  • Safety feature requires no user activation — no button, twists or clicks
  • Safety shield stays in place through disposal


Cannot Be Bypassed

  • Unique, patented safety design automatically engages safety shield upon needle withdrawal
  • Safety shield protects needle tip to prevent needlestick injury without any additional steps


Promote Compliance


 


1 Victoria Valls, MD, Salud Lozano, RN, et al. Use of Safety Devices and the prevention of percutaneous injuries among Healthcare Workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007; 28: 1356.

2 Y. Iinuma, M. Takeshita, Y Hashimoto, et al. Passive safety devices are more effective at reducing needlestick injuries. Journal of Hospital Infection, 2005; 360-361.