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Benefits of Disposable Syringes

Posted on 09/20/2017 by Advanced Bio in Blog

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The medical community has come a long way since it was first conceived and as such there are now more advances than ever before that help keep patients safe and healthy. Disposable medical products can do more good for keeping patients and the environment healthy than you might ever have imagined and the disposable syringe is a perfect example.

What is a Disposable Syringe?

In the good old days of medicine, doctors would use and reuse syringes on a large number of patient over the course of the life of the instrument. Because medical instruments were expensive and difficult to manufacture, doctors had to invest time and money into keeping their medical instruments in tip top shape including sterilization and sharpening. Though some doctors did this well, others let sterilization fall to the wayside prompting the spread of disease.

The disposable syringe allows doctors to use the item once then throw it away so that there is no chance of contamination and so that medical care can be expedited. A disposable syringe consists of a plastic barrel with a needle of varying size attached. The needle comes with a cover to help prevent unintentional pokes and is great for quick care and for keeping things sterile.

What are the Benefits?

The first is of course safety and sterilization. The sterilization of the syringe is no longer left up to the doctors or the medical staff but rather is not needed as the syringe is one time use and is disposed of afterwards. This means that as long as the needle is used once, there is no chance of cross contamination or of spreading any diseases with the use of the needle. There is also no need to keep these needles around after use in order to sterilize them.

Another benefit is that these needles are less expensive than a traditional needles and they are not going to need to be sharpened. This means that more attention can be paid to things like taking care of patients rather than keeping up with expensive reusable needles. These syringes come in cases and are far less expensive than it would be to buy enough reusable syringes to supply the entire facility. Since they are less expensive they are also not as big of a loss if they are broken or if they are lost before they are used.

On top of all that, disposable syringes, when properly disposed of, are safer for the environment. Proper disposal keeps syringes out of common reach and helps to keep our communities safe.

Healthier Patients, Healthier Environment

Overall disposable syringes are easy enough to dispose of that it does not really make a huge difference to use a reusable syringe. You can save time, money, hassle, and can keep patients and the earth safer with the use of a disposable syringe than you can with a traditional reusable syringe. This technology makes caring for patients easier than ever before and can help you to give patients the best care possible. Patients deserve it and medical professionals can greatly benefit from disposable syringes.