• Fear of needles , known in medical literature as needle phobia , is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles . (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the standard-of-care method for intradermal injection, the almost a century old 'Mantoux technique', is a procedure that improperly uses hypodermic needles (intended for injections under the dermis) and as a result is complex and unreliable. (google.com)
  • Due to the complexity of the manoeuvre requiring the use of hypodermic needles today, this route is relatively rare compared to subcutaneous injections (SC) and intramuscular injections(IM), and used only when certain therapies, like tuberculin and allergy tests, require the specific benefits of this route of administration. (google.com)
  • Free needles are available at the Needle Exchange Program, Thursday, March 24, 2016, as part of the Scott County Health Department's response to an HIV outbreak linked to intravenous drug use in Scott County. (indystar.com)
  • George William Needles CM, LL.D (January 2, 1919 - January 12, 2016) was an American-born Canadian actor and teacher. (dbpedia.org)
  • The medical texts of the Vedas-ancient and sacred Hindu texts first written about 3,500 years ago-prescribe straight and curved high-quality steel needles with today's familiar oval eyes and call attention to their care. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is much more likely that each form of needle, as today, was fashioned according to materials available for tools and sewing and the work to be done. (encyclopedia.com)
  • According to Dr. James G. Hamilton, author of the pioneering paper on needle phobia, it is likely that the form of needle phobia that is genetic has some basis in evolution , given that thousands of years ago humans who meticulously avoided stab wounds and other incidences of pierced flesh would have a greater chance of survival. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pen needles come in a variety of needle lengths and diameters and are used by health professionals and patients for injection of a variety of medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many different pen needles offered in varying lengths and diameters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insupen pen needles are available in five lengths: 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 12 mm and four different gauges including 33G, one of the thinnest in the UK (along the entire length on the cannula). (wikipedia.org)
  • Montmed supplies ultra-thin universal pen needles in different lengths: 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm and 8 mm, in different gauges. (wikipedia.org)
  • UltiCare supplies pen needles in four lengths: 4 mm (32G), 6 mm (31G), 8 mm (31G) and 12 mm (29G). (wikipedia.org)
  • We design and manufacture easy-to-use, patient friendly intradermic needles that are very small (micro), very sharp, highly accurate, reliable and low cost. (google.com)
  • Scientists in India and Japan have invented a micro-needle that is 15 x smaller than conventional needles. (macleans.ca)
  • Paleolithic needles made of animal bones, antlers, and tusks helped make possible the extension of human settlement into cooler regions after the Ice Age (until about 10,000 to 12,000 years ago), and they also were used for fashioning fishing nets and carrying bags. (encyclopedia.com)
  • High quality Sharon Needles inspired Bags by independent artists and designers from around the world.All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. (redbubble.com)
  • The healing powers of acupuncture through the use of needles placed in proper points seem to be great, but acupuncture is also useful for other goals besides healing and regeneration. (ibtimes.com)
  • Rated 4 out of 5 by Alparker from This product is great I love these needles to weave size 12 beads. (michaels.com)
  • I never thought my water pressure in my shower was that great but it definitely feels like needles raining down on my nipples. (babycenter.com)
  • Here, we investigate the phloem structure in the simplest possible geometry: a linear leaf, found, for example, in the needles of conifer trees. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Heinrich Schliemann found six bone needles at Troy, most of them notched but one with an eye opposite the point. (encyclopedia.com)
  • WASHINGTON -- The FDA has issued a class I recall, the agency's most serious, for Huber needles that were found to produce cores -- slivers of silicone -- when they penetrate a vascular access port. (medpagetoday.com)
  • It found that the Multi-Med and Navilyst Huber needles produced cores in 23% to 86% of tests when inserted into ports. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Rated 4 out of 5 by Tjmacsmom from Needles are sturdy, easy to hold Probably would be excellent, but Michaels did not have the size beading thread I needed. (michaels.com)
  • Up to 15,000 needles were polished by enclosure in a bag with emery dust and olive oil -a package moved back and forth between planks under a heavy weight for as long as two days-after which they were washed with hot water and soap and dried in a bran-filled box, then sorted and repointed manually with an emery stone. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It was not the insulin I was concerned about, it was the fear of injecting that long needle. (empowher.com)
  • The same company has invented montKiddy colored pen needles for children and young people which helps them to remember to change their pen needle and rotate their injection site. (wikipedia.org)
  • Belverd Needles is an American economist, currently the Ernst & Young Distinguished Professor of Accountancy at DePaul University. (wikipedia.org)
  • To escape guild restrictions on machinery in the seventeenth century, many needlemakers relocated to Redditch, England, in the Midlands, where the industry has remained ever since, with ample water power (from the Red Ditch that gave it its name) and proximity to both metalworkers and crafts using needles. (encyclopedia.com)
  • the pharmacy gave me one of those red needle container thing, but its pretty full and the RE said they do not take them so where do i go with them? (dailystrength.org)
  • In the summer of 1956, Needles gave a speech at the Rotary Club of Kitchener-Waterloo entitled WANTED: 150,000 Engineers - The Waterloo Plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tattoo Needles Ornaments make for brilliantly simple gifts in the present, and promise to be meaningful keepsakes for memories in the years to come. (cafepress.com)
  • Phonograph record player needles, cartridges, styli parts and accessories. (ebay.com)
  • Ira George Needles (1893-January 6, 1986 in Iowa) was the second chancellor of the University of Waterloo, holding the position from 1966 to 1975. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of the newest pen needle designs proactively address ease of use, injection flow, ergonomic handling, injection depth control and accuracy, and safe use from transport to disposal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following hospital reports that certain Huber needles caused leakage when used to access a port, the FDA conducted its own testing of Huber needles from multiple manufactures. (medpagetoday.com)
  • An 8 mm needle has been the most common length used with insulin pens, although shorter needles are growing in use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although most specific phobias stem from the individuals themselves, the most common type of needle phobia, affecting 50% of those afflicted, is an inherited vasovagal reflex reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • If one person is infected and they share needles, Caine said, that person could infect 20 to 30 people a week. (indystar.com)
  • Needles were among a household's valuables, protected in special cases that women attached to their belts. (encyclopedia.com)