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Product News PRO 0 U C T NEWS • DISPOSABLE SAFETY cation System/400, and RISC SYRINGE System/6000. U.S. Medical Instruments, Inc. For further information, con­ introduces the SafeSnap dispos­ tact IBM, 1133 Westchester able safety syringe. The syringe Ave., White Plains, NY 10604; or has a retractable needle carrier call (914) 642-5469. which, when engaged by the For more information, circle #22. plunger rod, is drawn into the • CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING syringe barrel. The plunger rod DRUG is snapped off at its perforated Bristol-Myers Squibb announces cross section. The plunger rod Pravachol to control elevated shaft is then inserted into the blood cholesterol levels. Prava­ open end of the barrel. chol, a cholesterol synthesis in­ The SafeSnap design elimi­ hibitor, is indicated as an ad­ nates human contact with the junct to diet for the reduction of needle, rendering reuse or inad­ elevated total and LDL cholest­ vertent needle punctures virtu­ erol levels in patients with pri­ ally impossible. Even drug users mary hypercholesterolemia who search through waste sites when the response to diet low in will not be able to reuse the urge-control techniques, and 10 saturated fat and cholesterol needles. ways to avoid weight gain. alone is inadequate. For further information, con­ The QuitSmart Hypnosis Au­ By inhibiting the key en­ tact U.S. Medical Instruments, diotape offers hypnotic sugges­ zyme that controls cholesterol Inc., 3366 Columbia St., San tions on quitting smoking and on production in the body, HMG­ Diego, CA 92103; or call (619) remaining a nonsmoker. CoA reductase, Pravachol re­ 457-8520. The Better Quit Cigarette duces the levels of LDL cholest­ For more information, circle #20. Substitute looks and feels like a erol by an average of 22% to 34% real cigarette, and users can ad­ and total cholesterol by an aver­ • STOP SMOKING KIT just the air flow to match the age of 16% to 25%. Pravachol The director of the Duke Medical draw of their favorite cigarette. also raises HDL cholesterol lev­ Center Quit Smoking Program For further information, con­ els by an average of 2% to 12% and the inventor of the Nicotine tact QuitSmart, P.o. Box 4843­ and decreases triglyceride levels Skin Patch have created the NHP, Duke Station, Durham, by an average of 11% to 24%. QuitSmart Stop Smoking Kit. NC 27706; or call (919) 644­ The convenient dosing of Prava­ The kit includes the 96-page chol is expected to contribute to For more information, circle #21. QuitSmart Stop Smoking Guide, patient compliance because it is the QuitSmart Hypnosis Audio­ taken once a day at bedtime with cassette, and the Better Quit • KEYBOARD TEMPLATE or without food. IBM introduces a keyboard over­ Cigarette Substitute. For further information, con­ The QuitSmart Stop Smok­ lay that allows persons with tact Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., ing Guide demonstrates how to poor motor coordination to have P.O. Box 4000, Princeton, NJ break nicotine addiction using better key control. KeyGuard 08543-4000; or call (609) 921­ either the prescription transder­ can also be used by young chil­ mal nicotine skin patch or a dren who have not yet mastered For more information, circle #23. brand-fading procedure. The keyboarding skills. guide also gives six methods to KeyGuard can be used on the relax without cigarettes, 11 IBM Personal System/2, Appli- 256 AAOHNJOURNAL http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AAOHN Journal SAGE

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AAOHN Journal , Volume 40 (5): 1 – May 1, 1992

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1992 American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
ISSN
0891-0162
DOI
10.1177/216507999204000509
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Abstract

PRO 0 U C T NEWS • DISPOSABLE SAFETY cation System/400, and RISC SYRINGE System/6000. U.S. Medical Instruments, Inc. For further information, con­ introduces the SafeSnap dispos­ tact IBM, 1133 Westchester able safety syringe. The syringe Ave., White Plains, NY 10604; or has a retractable needle carrier call (914) 642-5469. which, when engaged by the For more information, circle #22. plunger rod, is drawn into the • CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING syringe barrel. The plunger rod DRUG is snapped off at its perforated Bristol-Myers Squibb announces cross section. The plunger rod Pravachol to control elevated shaft is then inserted into the blood cholesterol levels. Prava­ open end of the barrel. chol, a cholesterol synthesis in­ The SafeSnap design elimi­ hibitor, is indicated as an ad­ nates human contact with the junct to diet for the reduction of needle, rendering reuse or inad­ elevated total and LDL cholest­ vertent needle punctures virtu­ erol levels in patients with pri­ ally impossible. Even drug users mary hypercholesterolemia who search through waste sites when the response to diet low in will not be able to reuse the urge-control techniques, and 10 saturated fat and cholesterol needles. ways to avoid weight gain. alone is inadequate. For further information, con­ The QuitSmart Hypnosis Au­ By inhibiting the key en­ tact U.S. Medical Instruments, diotape offers hypnotic sugges­ zyme that controls cholesterol Inc., 3366 Columbia St., San tions on quitting smoking and on production in the body, HMG­ Diego, CA 92103; or call (619) remaining a nonsmoker. CoA reductase, Pravachol re­ 457-8520. The Better Quit Cigarette duces the levels of LDL cholest­ For more information, circle #20. Substitute looks and feels like a erol by an average of 22% to 34% real cigarette, and users can ad­ and total cholesterol by an aver­ • STOP SMOKING KIT just the air flow to match the age of 16% to 25%. Pravachol The director of the Duke Medical draw of their favorite cigarette. also raises HDL cholesterol lev­ Center Quit Smoking Program For further information, con­ els by an average of 2% to 12% and the inventor of the Nicotine tact QuitSmart, P.o. Box 4843­ and decreases triglyceride levels Skin Patch have created the NHP, Duke Station, Durham, by an average of 11% to 24%. QuitSmart Stop Smoking Kit. NC 27706; or call (919) 644­ The convenient dosing of Prava­ The kit includes the 96-page chol is expected to contribute to For more information, circle #21. QuitSmart Stop Smoking Guide, patient compliance because it is the QuitSmart Hypnosis Audio­ taken once a day at bedtime with cassette, and the Better Quit • KEYBOARD TEMPLATE or without food. IBM introduces a keyboard over­ Cigarette Substitute. For further information, con­ The QuitSmart Stop Smok­ lay that allows persons with tact Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., ing Guide demonstrates how to poor motor coordination to have P.O. Box 4000, Princeton, NJ break nicotine addiction using better key control. KeyGuard 08543-4000; or call (609) 921­ either the prescription transder­ can also be used by young chil­ mal nicotine skin patch or a dren who have not yet mastered For more information, circle #23. brand-fading procedure. The keyboarding skills. guide also gives six methods to KeyGuard can be used on the relax without cigarettes, 11 IBM Personal System/2, Appli- 256 AAOHNJOURNAL

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Published: May 1, 1992

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