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Disposal of Waste Insulin Needles

Diabetes is a lifelong metabolic disease, and insulin injection and blood glucose monitoring are extremely important components of comprehensive diabetes treatment. With the widespread use of insulin, diabetic patients are increasingly accepting insulin injections at home and self-monitoring blood sugar, and the resulting infectious and damaging wastes are also increasing. It has been reported that each insulin-injected patient uses a single-use injection device 2 to 3 times a day and discards 60 to 90 discarded syringe needles per month. The

Use the Sharps Box Correctly to Avoid Sharps Injury

Sharps injury is the main occupational hazard faced by clinical medical staff. In clinical nursing work, nurses have to complete a large number of injections, blood collection, infusion and other operations every day. It is also relatively large, and the use of medical sharps collection boxes is an effective measure to prevent and reduce sharps injuries to operators.In today’s article, let’s discuss the safe use of sharps boxes.  Volume of Sharps Box   The material of sharps box generally uses