Dialysis complication can potentially kill patients

Dialysis Complication Can Potentially Kill Patients

Venous Needle Dislodgement (VND) is an ongoing risk posed to dialysis patients, particularly in the U.S. VND occurs when a venous needle dislodges during the course of dialysis, creating an immediate danger to patients. Patients who receive…
Nurses Experience Needlestick Injuries

Nurses Experience Needlestick Injuries

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Healthcare workers must voice their concerns about products that may increase the incidence of needlesticks. Infusion products like the Evenity syringe needle place healthcare workers at risk. The incorporation of widely available safety needle…
what to do if you experience a sharps injury
Dialysis needle dislodgement

Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in Health Care

ECRI puts out its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in Health Care settings yearly. In the past, they have identified needlesticks and sharps in their top ten. This year, 2023, one of the hazards includes Venous Needle Dislodgement, whereby…
underreporting in addicental needlesticks

Underreporting in Accidental Needlesticks

This 2018 foreign study (Iran) shows how underreporting is rampant and often due to how busy nurses in this particular study are in their course of work and activity.  In order to fully understand the incidence and prevalence of this pervasive…
Subdermal Needle Electrodes

Risk of Needle-Stick Injuries Associated With the Use of Subdermal Needle Electrodes

Though an older study, one of the few research studies discussing needlesticks and the use of subdermal needle electrodes during intraoperative neuromonitoring.  (IOM is one of Marea Enterprises' largest customer base). Other notes on this…