• injuries
  • The rising incidence of chronic disease coupled with the rising occurrence of needle-stick injuries and infections caused as a result of these injuries are expected to be major factors driving growth of the global prefilled syringes market over the foreseeable future. (goaheadlines.org)
  • This large number can be reduced with the incorporation of prefilled syringes that facilitates high levels of safety due to presence of retractable needles that eliminates the risk of needle-stick injuries. (goaheadlines.org)
  • The retractable nature of these prefilled syringes helps to overcome this problem acting as an ideal device to reduce the occurrence of needle-stick injuries. (goaheadlines.org)
  • Injuries also commonly occur during needle recapping or via improper disposal of devices into an overfilled or poorly located sharps container. (wikipedia.org)
  • Needlestick injuries may also occur when needles are exchanged between personnel, loaded into a needle driver, or when sutures are tied off while still connected to the needle. (wikipedia.org)