Navigation Links
B. Braun Introduces WHIN(R) Safe Huber Needle
Date:1/13/2010

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) has launched its new safe and easy-to-use WHIN® Safe Huber Needle, an implantable port access device that integrates the features of two safety devices in a single Huber Needle and provides clinicians with advanced protection from needle-stick injuries and expelled blood and fluid.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO )

There are three models of the WHIN® Safe Huber Needle -- a standard model, a model with a needle-free injection site and a model with an open Y-injection site. With an easy-to-dress and intuitive design, the device includes a safety shield that covers the needle tip as it is withdrawn, ensuring both clinician and patient safety.  

"The key to the WHIN® Safe Huber Needle is that it requires minimal change in technique on the part of clinicians," said Tom Sutton, Director of Marketing Vascular Access for B. Braun Medical Inc. "That means it can be immediately deployed to provide added measures of safety."

B. Braun's WHIN® Safe Huber Needle Web site, www.whinsafe.bbraunusa.com, provides information on the device as well as information on best practices for clinicians as part of B. Braun's "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy.

"The Web site offers clinicians a focused, easily accessible way to obtain product information as well as information on how the WHIN® Safe Huber Needle can enhance clinician and patient safety," added Sutton.

The WHIN® Safe Huber Needle is one product in a comprehensive line of safe, environmentally responsible B. Braun oncology infusion therapy products. These include pumps that enhance IV safety at home and in clinic settings; PVC-free and DEHP-free IV bags that reduce patient exposure to harmful plasticizers and help healthcare facilities meet their environmental objectives; IV sets and UV-resistant tubing; needle-free IV systems; and IV catheters and Huber needles. The WHIN® Safe Huber Needle will be offered to oncology outpatient centers, home infusion therapy and hospital-based oncology facilities.

B. Braun also adds value to its oncology infusion therapy product line with clinical analysis programs to improve patient and practitioner safety, clinical mentoring programs as well as programs for clinicians and pharmacists and 24/7 clinical and technical support.

About B. Braun

B. Braun is a leading manufacturer of infusion therapy and pain management products with an environmentally-friendly focus. Guided by the company's "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B. Braun addresses the critical issues of infection prevention, medication safety and environmental responsibility by promoting best practices that help clinicians reduce medication errors, prevent healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) and achieve sustainability objectives.

Consistently recognized by Frost & Sullivan and KLAS for its medical technology and support services, B. Braun employees share their knowledge with colleagues and customers to improve working processes in hospitals and medical practices and to enhance the safety of patients and healthcare professionals. For more information, call 800-227-2862, e-mail us at inquiry.us@bbraun.com or visit B. Braun at www.bbraunusa.com.

SOURCE B. Braun Medical Inc.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.bbraunusa.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE B. Braun Medical Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. B. Braun and Amerinet Sign to Expand Infusion Therapy Offerings
2. B. Braun Awarded Contract With HealthTrust Purchasing Group to Provide Pain Management Solutions
3. B. Braun Medical Inc. to Demonstrate Infusion Systems Technologies at HIMSS 2009 Interoperability Showcase
4. ForteBio Launches New Dip and Read(TM) Residual Protein A Detection Kit; Introduces Sidekick(TM) Offline Biosensor Immobilization Station for All Octet(R) Instruments
5. Hill-Rom Introduces Innovative Smart Bed for Medical-Surgical Settings
6. Perceptive Informatics Introduces Greater Convergence Between EDC and RTSM Solutions in Its eClinical Suite
7. Philips Introduces Multi-Modality Breast Workspace to Complement Comprehensive Portfolio of Diagnostic Imaging Solutions for Breast Care
8. Siemens Introduces Its New Power Couple at RSNA 2009
9. Visage Imaging Introduces Visage(R) 7 for Windows and Mac OS X
10. Aware Inc. Introduces AccuRad ImageShare(TM) Platform at RSNA 2009
11. Private Investment Firm Czura Thornton Today Introduces Clearstone Central Laboratories as the Newest Member of the Czura Thornton Life Science Group
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... markets and sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory ... strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., ... June 20, 2016, to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical ... Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 According to a new ... Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, ... Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global ... the market for the forecast period of 2016 to ... Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator in ... durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it has ... is led by Innova Memphis, followed by Angel ... investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the commercialization ... release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and ... essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor ... National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its production facility, ... Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system of proactive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors Luke’s ... June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. ... helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their families. Venture Construction ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Finally, a bruise cream that really works. Originally designed ... into the post-surgical treatment plans of a variety of other procedures including, but not ... effective for bruising and causes a rapid resolution of bruising and inflammatory changes compared ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Today, InhaleLabs.com ... the ingestion of their medication by matching users with high quality water pipes within ... pieces with no commitment. , Inhale was founded by two brothers, Nick and Mike ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):