A jet injector is a medical device used for vaccination that uses a high-pressure, narrow stream of fluid to penetrate the skin instead of a needle. Jet injectors may be powered by compressed gas or springs. The devices were invented in the 1960s and were used successfully in mass vaccination efforts to prevent smallpox and… Continue reading What is a jet injector and how is it used for vaccination?
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Needle-Free: Taking the Ouch out of Health & Beauty
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are prescribed self-injection needles to manage various conditions. Hormone levels, diabetes and even erectile dysfunction are treated in part by patients, at home. As you might imagine, self-injections can cause a lot of anxiety. After all, they hurt! Now, however, there’s a new technology available to patients who… Continue reading Needle-Free: Taking the Ouch out of Health & Beauty