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    A Prospective Clinical Comparison of 2 IV PU Catheters
    Tissue irritation, as evidenced by Phlebitis, associated with OPTIVA and INSYTE PU Cannulae were studied.
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    Bloodborne Pathogens Presentation
    A presentation about bloodborne pathogens.
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    Differences in Penetration Force of IV Catheters
    Effect of Grinding Methods on Inner needles of IV Catheters. The Objectives are to compare penetration forces of IV catheters based on two grinding methods used for the inner needle tip.
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    Disposal of Contaminated Needles and Blood Tube Holders
    OSHA has developed this Information Regarding the Disposal of Contaminated Needles and Blood Tube Holders Used for Phlebotomy to provide relevant information regarding OSHA’s policy on the prohibition of contaminated needle removal from medical devices.
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    Dutch Legislation
    399 Besluit van 22 augustus 2011, houdende wijziging van het Arbeidsomstandighedenbesluit in verband met opname van regels uit de Beleidsregels Arbeidsomstandighedenwetgeving
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    EU Directives on Prevention from Sharp Injuries
    The purpose of the Directive is to prevent workers' injuries caused by all medical sharps (including needlesticks); to protect workers at risk; to set up policies in risk assessment, risk prevention, training, awareness raising and monitoring.
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    EU Directives on Prevention of Sharp Injuries (French)
    DIRECTIVE 2010/32/UE DU CONSEIL du 10 mai 2010 Portant application de l’accord-cadre relatif à la prévention des blessures par objets tranchants dans le secteur hospitalier et sanitaire conclu par l’HOSPEEM et la FSESP
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    HSE Information Sheet
    This information sheet is for healthcare employers and employees. It will help you understand your legal obligations under the Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 (the Sharps Regulations).
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    In Vitro Comparison of Biofilm in PIVC
    This study found that there were significantly less bacteria in flush samples from ViaValve Safety IV Catheters compared to BD Insyte Autoguard BC Shielded IV catheters in a clinically stimulated model.
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    Is Routine Replacement of Peripheral IV Catheters Necessary?
    Guidelines developed by the CDC recommend that peripheral iv catheters be changed every 3 days. However, routine replacement of central venous catheters is no longer supported in their latest update.
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    IV Tubing Use 72-96 Hours
    To compare the rates of phlebitis of peripheral intravenous lines left in place for 72 hours versus rates of those left in place 96 hours.
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    Maximum Flow Rates (ml/sec) of ICU Medical Peripheral I.V
    ICU Medical offers a variety of peripheral I.V. catheters both with and without safety mechanisms. These peripheral I.V. catheters are rated to withstand pressures of up to 300 psi when used with power injectors.