Bio-Plexus' Quick release safety needle holder:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The US FDA has cleared Bio-Plexus' Puncture-Guard Revolution, a multiple-use, quick release safety needle holder that provides doctors with a simple method for activating the safety feature of the company's Puncture-Guard blood collection needles. According to a study by the US Centers for Disease Control, the blood collection needle has been shown to reduce the rate of accidental needlesticks among healthcare workers by 76%, the highest rate of any device studied, noted the Vernon, Connecticut-based company.
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