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This study suggested that needle stick injury can be considerably reduced in developing country environment by maintaining a proper occupational health department in hospitals which can report injuries, make recommendations and create awareness regarding any disease or disability due to needle stick injury.
These risks include accidental needle stick injury, loss of cannulation, vessel trauma, blood exposure, contamination of components and air and wire embolism.
The VantageCath[TM] comes with built in, needle-free access to empower the clinician with primary needle stick injury prevention and can immediately be used to deliver push meds, connect to an extension tubing or standard IV or pump tubing.