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February 15 , 2019

Why Surgeons Prefer Traditional Scalpels over Safety Scalpels

Safety scalpels were first heavily promoted in response to a US legislation change in 2000 known as the Needlestick Safety...

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January 16 , 2019

Why you should be using passive safety devices

There is a lot to take into consideration when choosing tools that keep patients and staff safe. Devices that have...

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November 29 , 2018

Is Your Sharps Safety Program Effective?

There is always the risk that a sharps injury will lead to a blood-borne infection and other consequences. Because of...

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September 17 , 2018

Some Quick Statistics on Sharps Injuries

Here are some quick stats regarding sharps injuries in the healthcare industry - hospitals, clinics, and facilities. Scalpel cuts are...

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January 11 , 2018

The Best Thing Since Sliced Flesh: A history of the surgical scalpel

The surgical scalpel is a tool that has seemingly transcended time-- from its beginnings in the Stone Age to the...

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July 27 , 2017

Top 5 Reasons You Should Invest In A Single-Handed Scalpel Blade Remover

You are the scrub nurse in the operating room for an open cholecystecomy to remove the gallstones causing the patients...

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