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A safety medical needle device comprising a mechanism for releasing a latch which holds the needle in place and manually retracting the needle and its sharpened tip into safe containment in one continuous operation. The device may be made from but a single molded part. In the case of a single molded part, the device may consist of a molded body, a medical needle and a protective tube for the needle. The device preferably comprises a pair of winged attachments for use as a medical butterfly apparatus.

Title
Manual safety medical needle apparatus and methods
Application Number
9/21586
Publication Number
5951525
Application Date
February 10, 1998
Publication Date
September 14, 1999
Inventor
Gale H Thorne Jr
Bountiful
UT, US
David L Thorne
Kaysville
UT, US
Agent
Paul S Evans
Gale H Thorne
Assignee
Specialized Health Products
UT, US
IPC
A61M 5/32
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