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TEVA INTRODUCES NEW THINNER 29-GAUGE NEEDLE FOR COPAXONE® PRE-FILLED SYRINGE by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:26pm Press Release - December 23, 2008 TEVA INTRODUCES NEW THINNER 29-GAUGE NEEDLE FOR COPAXONE® PRE-FILLED SYRINGE - Survey Results Indicate New Needle Significantly Preferred By More Than Three Out of Four Patients - Kansas City, MO – December 23, 2008 – Teva today announced the launch of a new, thinner, 29-gauge pre-filled s ... 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 »
Three states investigating Scrub Nurse Who Spread Hepatitis C by Swapping Needles - Update by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 11:08pm I hope this is the end of where she worked, started out in one state, Colorado and now spread to two other states, Texas and New York.  Hospital Employee Injected Patient Drugs and Replaced Syringe content with Saline Solution The hospital hired her even though they knew she had hepatitis and had provided counseling on how to limit her expo ... 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 »
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 »
Air in the needles by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Jun 2013 9:08pm Day before yesterday I had just finished cannulating myself and was ready for the tech, Guruvulu, to connect the lines and start dialysis. I noticed that there were a few air bubbles at the beginning of my venous needle. I asked Guru to use a syringe and remove the air before connecting the line. When he did that, he got frothy blood out! We ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Peritonsillar abscess needle aspiration by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:07pm 1 Comment How do you drain a peritonsillar abscess? When evaluating a patient with a sore throat and “hot potato voice,” peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is at the top of the differential diagnosis list. As with all abscesses, the definitive treatment involves drainage of pus. This can be done either by incision and drainage or, more commonly, by ne ... Read on »
And then he stuck a big needle in it by Amy G. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 5:47pm I've ramped up my mileage in training for my upcoming marathons. This cycle I've run quite a few 15-16 milers and a couple of 18 milers hoping not to hit a wall at 20. We'll see tomorrow, when I run said 20. Since this could be my first hot run of the summer (and how did that happen?) I'll have a good measure of where my fitness is for Fox Cities ... Read on »
Lab Tests by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Feb 2013 12:00am Good morning, everyone! I had a bunch of blood work done about a week and a half ago, and thought I would update you on my "hormone progress" (I realize that makes me sound very self centered, but actually it's for educational purposes!) My progesterone is still on the very low side of optimal, but for me that's not unusual. I take my proge ... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Multi-Med, Inc. Huber (Non-coring) Needles and Finished Devices Containing Huber Needles Labeled by FDA Posted Mon 11 Oct 2010 9:00pm Huber needles are safety needles used on vascular access ports implanted in patients in need of repeated intravenous therapy. A "coring" Huber needle could damage the implanted port by removing silicone slivers from the access membrane. The defect in the port as a result of coring can cause the ports to leak. The core c ... Read on »