The December Cover Story of Healthcare Purchasing News Magazine Prominently Features B.Braun’s Introcan Safety® 3 Closed IV Catheter
Introcan Safety® 3 is designed to help protect clinicians and patients from needlestick injuries as the safety mechanism cannot be bypassed or activated inadvertently
Widespread use of safety-engineered sharps devices, targeted education efforts and enforcement backed by the Federal Needlestick Safety & Prevention Act have helped reduce sharps injuries for healthcare workers by about a third, on average, since passage of the Act in 2000. Less progress has been seen in certain areas, for example, needlestick rates in operating rooms have eluded significant progress. Outpatient settings cause concern as well. Clinicians administering influenza vaccinations have also proven to be particularly vulnerable to sharps injuries. Click here to view the full article.