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AV Fistula Needle Guard | Platypus®

Supplier: ITL Healthcare

Platypus® is a simple but effective needle guard designed for use on AV Fistula needle sets.

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It has been developed as an aid in the prevention of needle stick injury to the healthcare worker, donor/patients, cleaning staff, contaminated waste disposal staff and the public at large.

Benefits:

Benefits to Phlebotomist

  • Safer haemodialysis and blood collection
  • Facilitates a fast and safe needle withdrawl
  • Reduces risk of needlestick injury
  • Reduces potential exposure to blood drops

Benefits to Management

  • Improves safety in the workplace
  • Reduces risk of needlestick injury resulting in potential cost savings
  • Compatible with current clinical procedures
  • Inexpensive, easy to use and easy to implement

Platypus® has many features that are easily integrated into existing procedures. It has been designed in close consultation with senior haemodialysis and apheresis nursing personnel.

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ITL Healthcare

ITL Healthcare

AV Fistula Needle Guard | Platypus®