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Covidien Monoject Prefill Flush Syringes: Recall - Not Subjected To AutoClave Sterilization Process Or Mismatched Syringe Tip Ca by FDA Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 1:10pm [Posted 08/20/2013] AUDIENCE: Health Professional, Risk Manager ISSUE: Covidien announced that it has initiated a voluntary recall of certain lots of Monoject prefill flush syringes. This recall is being conducted due to the risk that a number of the syringes were filled with water but not subjected t ... Read on »
Med-Vet International Issues Nationwide Recall of Veterinary 1/2cc U-40 Insulin Syringes Due to Mismarked Syringe Barrels by FDA Posted Thu 20 Feb 2014 12:44pm On Feb. 14, 2014 , Med-Vet International initiated a nationwide recall of 140 boxes of 1/2cc U-40 insulin syringes. The syringes have been found to be labeled with 40 units per 1/2cc syringe and they should be marked with only 20 units per 1/2cc, which potentially could result in lower than prescribed doses of insulin. Read on »
Another story on re-used syringe ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:20pm Another story on re-used syringes...not needles just the syringe...a similar story was long unfolding in New York, relative to the same scenario....40,000 patients during the time frame to be testws for Hepatitis C as there is no way to know who was and who was not treated with a re-used syringe...BD  A clinic may have infected a handful o ... Read on »
More to recycle...syringes go gr ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm More to recycle...syringes go green...BD  Infection control company Inviro Medical Devices is helping its customers advance their "green" initiatives, by supplying products creating less medical waste than competitive products and by using more recyclable components   in their safety syringes and packaging materials. The company's inno ... Read on »
Hospital Employee Injected Patient Drugs and Replaced Syringe content with Saline Solution by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 04 Jul 2009 9:42pm 1 Comment This is another one of those scary stories with a worker who took the injections herself instead of giving the medication to the patient, then filled the syringe with saline for the patient.  The problem is the syringes were not sterilized and she had hepatitis C from an old drug habit.  It appears that over 5,000 patients were potentially expose ... Read on »
A Case for a New Syringe – TED Presentation by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 10:02pm This is a real eye opener here to see how many of these are laying around all over the world and how syringes are infecting more people today than mosquitoes are with malaria.   Mr. Koska has come up with a new syringe that can only be used once, when you try for a second time, it breaks.  The cost is the same as what we pay today for the tra ... Read on »
New InJentle Glass Syringe from Schott – Drug and Patient Friendly by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 Jan 2010 9:06pm The new syringe will make injections less painful, and any patient will appreciate this.  The new syringe was developed in conjunction with Cambridge Consultants, those folks I mention here from time to time reflecting on their blue tooth inhaler.  You can also read up on the Schott website for additional details.  One of the selling points her ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson Recall-Syringes With Cracks Covered by Labels-Injectable Formulation of Invega To Treat Schizophrenia by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 8:10pm The company found this on their own without FDA interaction and I would guess after all the recalls, they are probably going through everything with a fine tooth comb.  This is not a recall that affects a real large group of consumers but still it’s one more product found not to be up to standards.  Back in January Wall Street was asking Bill ... Read on »
FDA Approves XStat Syringe Which Seals Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds.. by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 05 Apr 2014 10:37pm This is pretty neat invention and of course it is for military use but you could think of it being in a paramedic kit as well for those responding to where someone has been shot too.  It’s purpose of course is to stop the bleeding and 15 seconds is pretty fast.  The syringe is full of sponges.  The company received a grant to do some rese ... Read on »
Re-Cycling the Push Stem of your Syringe? by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:25pm Do you re-cycle the plastic items from your home? Have you thought to re-cycle the plastic push stem of your injectable? My question is: IS It safe to recycle the plunger portion of your syringe? ================================================== Medical syringes A typical medical syringe with needle Hypoderm ... Read on »