The Encore® line of powder-free latex surgical gloves has been enhanced with innovative patent-pending SureFit Technology. This technology overcomes the “cuff roll-down” that is typically experienced by operating room personnel while wearing impervious surgical gowns designed to prevent fluid penetration.
Protegrity Blue is a surgical glove designed to be worn as a single glove or for use as an underglove when double gloving. Specifically designed to address comfort and tactile feel concerns, these new gloves have an optimal thickness to provide heightened tactile sensitivity. They feature a smooth grip for ease of double gloving and have a blue tint for easy differentiation from standard Protegrity gloves.
Scrub Care® brand Exidine® 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) has the persistent and broad-spectrum properties that led to CHG's recognition as the most effective agent available for surgical hand scrubbing. Exidine 2% CHG is approved by the FDA as a brushless surgical hand scrub, and the brushless formulation meets and exceeds the FDA's requirements for the In Vivo Glove Juice Efficacy Study.
VioNexus No Rinse Spray Antiseptic Handwash can be used in all areas of the healthcare facility. The ethanol-based antiseptic handwash contains benzalkonium chloride for additional residual kill and added emollients to keep skin moisturized. It kills 99.9 percent of bacteria in as little as 30 seconds.
Sterillium® Rub antiseptic meets and exceeds the FDA requirements for waterless preoperative surgical hand preps, including 6 hour persistence. It contains a blend of emollients that protect the skin, prevents drying and irritation and allows easy gloving. Sterillium’s unique formula dries quickly after applying, and leaves the hands feeling soft and smooth, without leaving product build up.
Alcare® OR Foamed Antiseptic Handrub is an FDA-compliant surgical scrub with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity against both resident and transient flora. A formulation of ethyl alcohol and emollients provides hand antisepsis and moisturizing to eliminate the damage associated with traditional surgical scrubbing.
Hibiclens® is an antimicrobial antiseptic skin cleanser that can be an effective defense for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections. Its active ingredient, 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate, works in a unique way. It kills germs on contact and bonds with the skin to keep killing microorganisms even after washing, when used for skin wound and general skin cleansing and personnel hand wash.
The innovative gelFAST Anywear wearable hand antiseptic dispenser has been shown to increase hand hygiene compliance in health care workers. Ergonomically designed for near-instant one-hand application, the convenient dispenser can be worn on belts, waistbands, coat pockets or lanyard for fast and easy access.
SheerVision® Through-the-Lens (TTL) surgical loupes feature an all-in-one design with extremely high resolution optics, a wide field of view, razor-sharp clarity and an ultra-lightweight design. The proprietary SureFit system allows users to place an order with just several key measurements without the need for an office visit.
Max Vision Loupes are available as a frame mounted system or as a clip on system.Both are available in 2.5X and 3.5X, feature coated optics with an adjustable PD knob and offer a working distance between 14 and 17 inches. Both systems flip up and hold securely with coated clips. The frame mounted system measures 55 mm by 17mm with a 140-mm temple and flexible spring hinges.
The CHIA PERCPASSER suture shuttling device is a 19-inch long instrument made out of braided nitinol wire with a kite (loop) on one end. It is introduced percutaneously, kite end first, through an 18g spinal needle in the desired location. The spinal needle is then removed and the kite end of the device is retrieved with a grasper through the appropriate cannula.
The Mosquito Arterial Blood Gas Sampler has a proprietary anaerobic, fixed-volume design that virtually eliminates the potential for pre-analytical sampling errors. The 500 micro liter sampler ensures a fixed sampling size every time with no plunger to set, no tapping required and no filter needed to expel air bubbles.
The ChloraPrep® patient preoperative skin preparation line has been expanded to include the new Hi-Lite Orange tinted applicators. The tint gives the surgical team assurance that the site has been prepped, while still allowing visualization of the skin. The new ChloraPrep tint is available in 3-mL, 10.
The HDC-X300K camera package consists of the HDC-X300 and VCL-719BXS lens. This compact, multi-purpose camera incorporates three newly developed 1/2 inch type 1.5 mega-pixel HD CCDs to offer extremely high resolution, high sensitivity and high signal to noise ratio. The camera’s compact design and high resolution makes it ideal for educational use, providing medical students with clearer images as they observe procedures.
How can you bring your vision to reality? Here’s some ideas to help ensure that your OR construction project meets the current and future needs of your surgeons, OR nurses and other departments while coming in on time and on budget? On September 19, 2006 Surgical Products, in association with STERIS Corporation, presented a live, educational and interactive webcast entitled From Vision to Reality: Planning, Designing and Implementing a Modern OR.