Evaluation: Equashield Closed-System Transfer Device
May 7, 2020 | Evaluations & Guidance
Here's how the Equashield compares with the other products we've evaluated.
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Last updated 5/2020
The Equashield is a very good choice for a closed-system transfer device (CSTD) to minimize personnel exposure to hazardous drugs (HDs). Strong peer-reviewed evidence is available demonstrating reduction of environmental exposure to hazardous drugs when using the Equashield. The system also offers both proprietary syringes with fused adapters and binding administration set adapters, which can prevent incorrect disconnection of CSTDs. There are no significant concerns about the use of this product in challenging environments. [Read about the "Considerations...