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Deregulation of hypodermic needles and syringes as a public health measure

Deregulation of hypodermic needles and syringes as a public health measure

a report on emerging policy and law in the United States

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Published by American Bar Association, AIDS Coordination Project in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Drug paraphernalia -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Hypodermic needles -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • HIV infections -- United States -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [67]-81).

      StatementScott Burris, editor.
      ContributionsBurris, Scott., American Bar Association. AIDS Coordinating Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3895 .D47 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3640881M
      ISBN 101570739269
      LC Control Number2002449747
      OCLC/WorldCa50852642

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Deregulation of needles and syringes 7 Recommendations 11 Why support access to sterile needles and syringes. 14 Notes 15 Appendices 18 A New York State Public Health Law, § Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York, Ti § (c) As a public health measure intended to prevent the transmission of HIV, viral hepatitis, and other bloodborne diseases among persons who use syringes and hypodermic needles, and to prevent subsequent infection of sexual partners, newborn children, or other persons, this section shall not apply to the possession solely for personal use of 30 or fewer hypodermic needles or syringes if acquired from a physician, pharmacist, hypodermic needle and syringe.

Hypodermic Needles and Syringes [ - ] (Article 9 added by Stats. Ch.Sec. ) (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a pharmacist or physician may, without a prescription or a permit, furnish hypodermic needles and syringes for human use, and a person may, without a prescription or license, obtain.

The AIDS Committee followed the policys adoption with an informational report entitled Deregulation of Hypodermic Needles and Syringes as a Public Health Measure: A Report on Emerging Policy and Law in the United States (). In February the House of Delegates adopted a Committee-sponsored policy of much broader scope.

Registered providers must cooperate in a program to assure safe disposal of used hypodermic needles or syringes. Hypodermic needles and syringes provided through ESAP are accompanied by a safety insert explaining proper use, risk of blood borne diseases, proper disposal, dangers of injection drug use, overdose, how to access drug treatment, and information about HIVAIDS.

Burris, Scott. Deregulation of Hypodermic Needles and Syringes as a Public Health Measure. A Report on Emerging Policy and Law in the United States. American Bar Association 4. Oregon Revised Statutes (3) 5. Case P, Beckett GA, Jones TS. Access to sterile syringes in Maine: Pharmacy practice after the 11 See Scott Burris, ABA, Deregulation of Hypodermic Needles and Syringes as a Public Health Measure: A Report on the Emerging Policy and Law in the United States, at 9 ()(Supp.

at ). 12 See Zachary R. Dowdy, Local Activists Tout Needle Exchange: Success in Fighting AIDS is. A hypodermic single lumen needle is a device intended to inject fluids into, or withdraw fluids from, parts of the body below the surface of the skin.

The device consists of a metal tube that is sharpened at one end and at the other end joined to a female connector (hub) designed to mate with a male connector (nozzle) of a piston syringe or an. Classification of used needles and syringes. Needles and syringes are generally defined as "sharps" within State and Territory waste management legislation.

The following provides a summary as to the definitions within each jurisdiction and how the legislation is applied. In summary, all StatesTerritories have legislation that controls the. Are discarded hypodermic needles a public health threat.

Conrail cleanup is posed to begin, but discarded needles remain a source of concern here and elsewhere.

In this Feb. 2,file photo, used needles litter the ground at an open-air drug market along Conrail train tracks in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. The effect of a needle exchange program on numbers of discarded needles: a 2-year follow-up.

Am J Public Health. ;90(6) Bluthenthal RN, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Kral AH. Higher syringe coverage is associated with lower odds of HIV risk and does not increase unsafe syringe disposal among syringe exchange program clients.

Syringes were invented long before hypodermic needles. Their origins are found in Greek and Roman literature where there are descriptions of hollow reeds for the ritual of anointing the body with oil, and as musical instruments using a plunger to alter the pitch.

Discover more about how modern 'needles' came to be, through the evolution of needles in the museum's collection. (1) All hypodermic syringes and needles which are no longer usable or required shall be disposed of in a manner consistent with universal precautions so as to be rendered inoperable.

(2) Procedures for disposal may include but are not limited to placement of such syringes, needles and disposable units in a leak-proof, puncture resistant container prior to disposal.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. ;18 Suppl 1:S Deregulation of syringes and needles for medical use and to prevent the spread of blood.

Access to hypodermic needles and syringes through pharmacies is a relatively inexpensive public health intervention that can supplement existing measures, such as access via syringe-exchange programs,12 Efforts to repeal or modify legal barri- ers to syringe access have been recommended by a wide spectrum of national orga- nizations.

The history of the hypodermic syringe is complex. Investigators in in the 17th century, including Sir Christopher Wren (), used trocars and bladders for intravenous injections on dogs.

But the modern hypodermic syringe is derived from attempts to deliver medication near the site of the pathology. In the s, French physicians were forcing morphine paste down grooved trocars to. Additionally, users of hypodermic syringes and needles must comply with applicable New York State Department of Health regulations, and users are responsible for appropriate certification, procurement, storage, distribution, and appropriate disposal.

Find below guidance materials for safe handling of sharps and also for compliance with NYS DOH.   Work with only one uncapped hypodermic needle at a time. Keep uncapped needles and other sharps in view. DO NOT place a needle cap in your mouth in order to remove the cap. DO NOT leave sharps unattended.

Used needles must not be cut, bent, broken, or recapped by hand before disposal due to increased chance for injury when needles are manipulated.

In parks, play areas, beaches, public toilets or streets, people may step on discarded needles or children may handle them. Waste workers are also at risk of coming into contact with discarded needles.

Thanks to needle exchange programmes, there is a very low level of. Hypodermic Needles and Syringes. As one of the industry's most respected medical suppliers, Henry Schein carries a large selection of disposable hypodermic needles from trusted brand names such as Becton Dickinson, Covidien and Terumo at competitive prices.

Henry Schein also has a private brand label that offers high-quality needles and syringes. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. The anatomy of the hypodermic needle and syringe. This article has been written to explain how syringes are constructed, and the terms used to describe the component parts.

Although written for drug workers so they can discuss needle and syringe selection with authority when discussing the issue with injecting drug users it will also be of. Subd. Sales of limited quantities of clean needles and syringes.

(a) A registered pharmacy or a licensed pharmacist may sell, without the prescription or direction of a practitioner, unused hypodermic needles and syringes in quantities of ten or fewer, provided the pharmacy or pharmacist complies with all of the requirements of this subdivision.

Syringe Fittings. Most syringes and needles fit together using the Luer system, which consists of a standardized male taper on the syringe and a corresponding female taper on the needle.

Although most commonly used on syringes and needles, these fittings are also available on cannulas, valves, and other accessories. Luer Slip. No locking mechanism. Pennsylvanians can now buy hypodermic needles without a prescription, a change that research shows reduces the spread of AIDS and other viruses among users of illegal drugs.

Public health. A hypodermic needle, one of a category of medical tools which enter the skin, called sharps, is a very thin, hollow tube with one sharp tip. It is commonly used with a syringe, a hand-operated device with a plunger, to inject substances into the body or extract fluids from the body.

Large-bore hypodermic intervention is especially useful in catastrophic blood loss or treating shock. A hypodermic needle is. Manufactured in the billions every year, the hypodermic syringe may be the greatest medical device ever invented.

Hypodermic syringes, along with the myriad of substances for which they are the prime, if not the only, delivery vehicle, have probably been responsible for saving more lives and alleviating more suffering than any other piece of medical technology.

The hypodermic needle syringe has been a mainstay of hospital wards and examining rooms for more than years. And for good reason: Its simple design works-and works well.

Yet, despite such elegant construction, it is still prone to user error, especially when trying to target delicate, small bodily tissues.

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The hypodermic needle model (known as the hypodermic-syringe model, transmission-belt model, or magic bullet theory) is a model of communication suggesting that an intended message is directly received and wholly accepted by the receiver.

The model was originally rooted in s behaviourism and largely considered obsolete for a long time, but big data analytics-based mass customisation has.

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Dispose of the needle in a sharps box, and the syringe in a medical waste box; In other words, hypodermic syringes are still dangerous and inexact. They take far too long to fill in emergencies, are difficult to use for many patients (they can be hard to see and require steady hands), and pose a public health risk if not properly disposed of.

Enter the Irish doctor Francis Rynd in Constructing the first-ever hollow steel needle, he used it to inject medicine subcutaneously and then bragged about it in an issue of the Dublin Medical Press. Then, independing on who you believe, it was either a Frenchman or a Scot who invented the first real hypodermic needle.

An apparatus for removing needles from a hypodermic syringe is provided. The syringe is of the type having a barrel and a needle socket. The present invention teaches placing a collar apparatus between the base of the needle and the end of the syringe barrel in the region of the needle socket.

sterile needles and syringes through NSPs [1]. The need for needle and syringe programmes, their role in a comprehensive response to HIV among injecting drug users and evidence for their effectiveness can be found in recent documents such as: Effectiveness of Sterile Needle and Syringe Programming in Reducing HIVAIDS among.

Exel Hypodermic Needle 25G x in. (Box of ) out of 5 stars. Get it as soon as Thu, Aug FREE Shipping on orders over 25 shipped by Amazon. Syringes come is different sizes ranging from 1 to 60 ml. As a rule, select a syringe whose capacity is the next size larger than the volume to be measured.

For example, a 3 ml syringe should be selected to measure ml, or a 5 ml syringe to measure ml. In this way, the graduation marks on the syringe will be in the smallest possible. Dirty medical needles put tens of thousands at risk in USA. Note: A previous version had an incorrect time reference regarding the first use of disposable syringes.

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that include needle and syringe exchange. These are defined as interventions that combine needle and syringe exchange with any one or more of the following services: outreach, health education in risk reduction, condom distribution, bleach distribution coupled with education on needle disinfection, and referrals to substance abuse treatment and other health and social services.The Hypodermic-Syringe Model.

The hypodermic syringe model suggest that the media is alike a magic bullet and when an audience is targeted it will immediately be knocked down when they are hit. The hypodermic-syringe model also suggests that society is passive and the media “inject” their media influence into society and manipulates it.X Pcs Hypodermic Needle (Sterile) 21G X " ( x40mm) Stainless Steel DHL.

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