An aid for insulin needle destruction for people with failing eyesight.

@article{Suzuki1992AnAF,
  title={An aid for insulin needle destruction for people with failing eyesight.},
  author={Yoshihiko Suzuki and Kempei Matsuoka},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          133-5
        }
}
Patients with diabetic retinopathy and failing eyesight have problems in cutting off the needle after insulin injection. We have developed a new aid for attachment to a Becton Dickinson Destruclip needle cutter to simplify needle destruction and make safer handling possible, and studied its effectiveness. The performance time of 10 healthy blindfolded subjects to destroy a needle was compared with and without the aid. The risk of needlestick was also compared. When no aid was used, the time to… CONTINUE READING

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