Reduces hand exposure
The Manual Dose Injector is designed to reduce exposure when capping or uncapping syringes and injecting radionuclides. It is especially useful to protect fingers when administering high-energy nuclides. The injector is also useful when the injection protocol is a slow infusion as with Zevalin™.
Here's how it works:
The Manual Dose Injector features a spring-loaded clamp to hold the syringe shield barrel firmly in place. There is a 1" thick lead shield to protect hands. The syringe plunger is held by the injector shield so that the syringe plunger can move forward or back. The Dose Injector can be easily transported or placed wherever administrations are performed. It can also be used in pharmacies to remove needles or to recap.
- Remove the needle - Place a shielded syringe into the Manual Dose Injector.
Use forceps to hold the needle hub. Turn the lead base and the needle detaches.
- Attach a butterfly, etc. - Use forceps to hold the butterfly hub.
Place the hub onto the syringe luer lock. Turn the lead base and the butterfly is attached.
- Inject - Use the plunger on the Dose Injector to push the syringe plunger.
The plunger can also be drawn back to verify that the needle is still in the vein.
This is important for ZevalinTM.
- Dimensions: 11.5" w x 5" depth x 10.75" h (29 x 12.7 x 27 cm)
- Rotation Shield: 1" thick lead (2.5 cm)
- Plunger: 0.5" thick tungsten (1.25 cm)
- Finish: Powder coat
- Weight: 8.5 lb (3.8 kg)
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