When one considers the broad range of procedures and treatment techniques in the surgical and healthcare field that require sharp instruments, it seems inevitable that injuries are bound to occur to the hospital staff handling these items. A study reported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates the number of sharps and needlestick injuries to range from 600,000 to 800,000 annually.
The RollOn Patient Mobility Aid is designed to provide standing assistance, increased stability and easier transport of patients, bridging the gap between conventional rolling walkers and powered sit-to-stand lifts. Similar to a sit-to-stand lift, RollOn helps prevent caregiver injuries by eliminating the need to manually support patients who have upper body strength and good weight bearing ability, but who are unsteady, non-ambulatory or have difficulty walking.
The Halux® 50 examination light offers a high intensity of 73,000 lux at 16 inches and 60,000 lux at 18 inches. The light also features an optically advanced 50-Watt IRC (Infrared Coated) halogen-xenon bulb providing a 3000-hour bulb life and 3400K color temperature. The bulb produces a cool eight-inch light beam, which provides comfort to both doctors and patients.
ARseal high-performance sealing tapes were developed for use with microtiter plates, microfluidic chips and microarrays. These sealing tapes address a number of specialized needs including resistance to polar organic solvents, acids and alcohols; high optical properties for test detection and tight seal to surfaces, minimizing the risk of sample loss and cross-well contamination.
Sunoptics Surgical offers a variety of custom high quality universal illumination products to meet to wide range of requirements of the modern OR. The SolarMaxx Light sources, available in a number of wattage options and configurations, are engineered to provide high quality light to the surgical site.
The Harmony® Integrated OR from STERIS Corporation harnesses the power of the most advanced technologies to create a future-ready OR integration solution. Whether you are building a new OR or upgrading, we’ll design a system to meet your needs and your budget. The open architecture of the Harmony Integrated OR is compatible with all major camera and endoscope brands, making it uniquely adaptable to vendor changes or equipment upgrades.
The TranSTAT Device Transfer System provides a safe, ergonomic way to transport critical equipment with a patient throughout the hospital environment. The TranSTAT system was designed to move up to 100 lbs. of IV pumps, monitors, ventilators, and other equipment from an in-room Harmony® Equipment Management System to the patient’s bed in one simple step with no heavy lifting and no pinched fingers.
Cardinal Health, the leading provider of products and services supporting the health-care industry, now offers Protegrity Blue, a surgical glove designed to be worn as a single glove or for use as an underglove when double gloving. While many health professionals acknowledge the added safety in double gloving when performing surgery, many do not routinely do so.
The MicroLux DLX Camera System is the smallest, lightest headlight-mounted video camera available for surgeons of all disciplines. It allows everyone to see precisely what you see, with a clear, crisp image. The MicroLux DLX eliminates the visual interference inherent in overhead cameras. Its unobstructed, shadow-free view of the surgical field allows your team to anticipate needs and improve procedural efficiency.
The confusion and frustration associated with electrosurgical generators are now a thing of the past with the availability of Megadyne’s Mega Power Electrosurgical Generator. Easy set up, intuitive use, and provides the consistent and flawless performance electrosurgery demands. Preset power mode settings, large displays and push button control make Megadyne’s Mega Power Electrosurgical Generator easy and intuitive to use.
Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. is pleased to announce their new line of individually packaged, sterile surgical instruments. Spectrum’s single-use, sterile instruments are packaged to offer substantial savings over the costs associated with instrument processing and sterilization. Spectrum’s new line includes over twenty-five popular instrument patterns.
Pelican Briefs , the company’s 2007 catalog features its signature line of unique and hard-to-find items for virtually every facet of the health care industry. The catalog features 349 new items, 200 of which are custom to HCL, including a full line of custom cabinets and shelving. These products join the company’s inventory of 6,000+ items, most all of which are included in this full-color annual resource guide.
Quintessence is a high-performance line of scientific skin care solutions developed by dermatologists for distribution by physicians. These products combine top-quality, natural ingredients and modern technology for skin care that delivers visible results. The Quintessence line includes Purifying Cleanser, Serum C (a topical antioxidant), Q-Sunshade (a highly effective tinted sunscreen), Dual Action Moisturizing Lotion, Q-Strixin Micro Active Emulsion (to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and wrinkles), and Clarifying Under-Eye Serum (to diminish the appearance of under-eye circles).
The surgeon-designed Giannetti MICS Capsulorrhexis Forceps performs a capsulorrhexis through a 1.5-mm micro incision. It features very thin shanks that are less than 1 mm wide in the closed position and are limited to a maximum spread of 2 mm. The extremely small, delicate tips can be used to make the initial tear as well as to grasp the capsule while performing a capsulorrhexis.
This new four-color, 28-page medical catalog features a comprehensive line of medical lighting for surgeries and exams. The full-range of luminaires featured are ideal for effectively illuminating a variety of clinical applications including minor surgery, procedures, diagnostics, hospital/facilities, and dental lab environments.