According to AAMI, the FDA, CDC, CEN, Health Canada, CSA, and other regulatory agencies around the globe, validation of medical device cleaning, disinfection and sterilization should be done with test soils that are modeled on the residuals the medical device is likely to be contaminated with during actual clinical use.
This continuous feed heat sealer (#F108) is an efficient method for sealing, with packaging being fed through the machine one after another. Any width packaging can be sealed in this manner. This unit features whisper-quiet operation in a compact machine that remains warm, but not hot, to the touch.
MAGICWHEELS is a two-gear manual wheelchair wheel that changes gears like a bicycle and has been clinically shown to significantly reduce shoulder pain. Clinical studies have shown that as many as 80 percent of wheelchair users report moderate to severe chronic shoulder pain. This often debilitating discomfort stems from the dependence on the upper extremities strained by repeated use.
This 15 inch long extension set (Part # 17549) is built of PVC tubing with a polycarbonate flow controller bonded within the tubing length. The ABS male luer and PVC female luer are bonded on the tubing ends. Each luer has a polyethylene cap. The flow controller’s clearly marked cylinder has measurements from five to 250 milliliters per hour.
Healthmark has over 150 different Tote Boxes to help organize and simplify the storage and distribution of supplies and equipment. All tote boxes are made of tough, impact resistant plastics that can be cleaned and disinfected with hospital grade disinfectants. Options include ribbed and ribless style, adjustable dividers, label holders and covers.
Qosina has introduced a new swab with a cap. The six-inch long, single use cotton tipped applicator is ideal for collecting contamination–free samples and specimens. The polypropylene vented cap slides down the wood shaft allowing easy sampling, then slides back to cover the swab head with a snap-on cap.
The E-Z Clean® Resposable Laparoscopic Electrodes featuring disposable E-Z Clean MegaTIPs® and Reusable Indicator Shafts®. These laparoscopic instruments provide excellent dissection and coagulation for a variety of laparoscopic applications, rendering surgical procedures cleaner, faster and safer.
The Grafco® Ultrasound Gel Warmer features a new design with an improved sleeve that holds the bottle in a deeper position, allowing the gel to heat more evenly. The white, metal gel warmer features an On/Off switch and a temperature control knob. It holds one eight-ounce bottle of ultrasound gel.
EPS has added three tablet crushers to its line of patient care products. These medication crushers are ideal for any budget and dispensing need. All are designed to conveniently and effectively crush medication for patients who cannot or will not swallow tablets. The deluxe Medi-Crush units are manufactured from shatter-proof, lightweight plastic while the Heavy Duty Metal Tablet Crushers are constructed from die-cast stainless steel.
The Palm Aneroid Sphygmomanometer by Labtron is a convenient, compact and hand-held device. It features and integral gray, ribbed, latex-free inflation bulb with dust filter and a durable aluminum manometer with large, easy-to-read 65mm dial. The deluxe push-button air release valve and versatile rotating bulb and valve enable easy and ambidextrous use.
To help address the many challenges associated with medication errors and syringe labeling,[DGP1] Inviro Medical Devices has added an integral write-on stripe, InviroSTRIPE®, to its complete line of manually retractable InviroSNAP!® Safety Syringes. This innovative feature enables healthcare workers to record critical information directly onto the syringe barrel or provides a consistent location for pre-printed labels, thus helping to reduce risks for injectable medication errors and meeting the 2007, and recently announced 2008, Joint Commission medication labeling requirements.
These tray labels facilitate specific markings and remarks for sterile or contaminated instrument trays. They are designed to minimize misunderstandings about the contents of instrument trays and to notify about maintenance needs of an instrument. The PP-based label is suitable for sterilization by steam, EtO and gas-plasma.
CIVCO has released a new guidance system for use with Siemens’ 9L4 transducer. The 9L4 multi-angle needle guidance system is designed to work in conjunction with biopsy software on Siemens’ ACUSON SequoiaTM ultrasound platform, providing physicians with increased productivity during ultrasound-guided procedures including tissue biopsy, fluid aspirations and catheter placement.
The CereTom OTOscan is an in-office CT scanner optimized for Otolaryngology that bridges the gap between flat panel dental scanners commonly used in ENT offices and more expensive fixed CT scanners found in hospitals and imaging centers. Offering compact size, low dose, low scatter and comprehensive functionality, this CT scanner provides high quality images of both bone and soft tissue at an affordable price.
The VERTIGRAFT® VG2® TLIF Allograft is a new bone product designed to facilitate graft insertion and bone growth during transforaminal lumbar spinal fusion (TLIF) surgery. Developed in partnership with LifeNet®, the machined allograft is comprised of both cortical bone, which provides strength, and cancellous bone, which can promote osteoconductivity.