Syringes, Cartridge, Protective
Definition : Cartridge syringes designed to provide needlestick protection (safety). These syringes include some mechanism (manually positioned or activated) intended to shield, blunt, or recess the needle after use or by some other means lessen the possibility of contact of the healthcare provider with the needle.
Entry Terms : "Protected Needle Syringes" , "Syringes, Cartridge, Shielded-Needle" , "Syringes, Cartridge, Recessed-Needle" , "Needlestick Prevention Devices" , "Sharps Injury Prevention Devices"
UMDC code : 20472