The new LED “Cool Touch” light has a high-end LED element with a lens that provides better illumination than a regular 20 W halogen light. The light output in Lux is more than 200 percent higher and the energy savings 40 percent better compared to a 20 W halogen spotlight. The shade has been designed to meet customer requirements of compact light with high light output.
Stiff-Line surgical instrument cleaning brushes have been designed with more rigid medical grade nylon bristles that allow for aggressive cleaning. Also incorporated in the design are thicker, twisted stainless steel shafts that resist bending. The brushes feature Spectrum’s Antimicrobial bristles, which resist bacterial growth, last longer and offer superior infection control properties.
The John Bunn ® DigiO 2 Finger Pulse Oximeter combines a sensor and monitor in one convenient device. The DigiO 2 measures pulse oxygen saturation value (SpO 2 ), pulse rate value (PR) and blood perfusion index (PI) or pulse strength, in home or clinical settings, for both adult and pediatric patients.
The CleanTech IC Automated Handwashing and Monitoring System replaces the inconvenience and inconsistency of manual handwashing for preventing healthcare-acquired infections in hospitals and related facilities. This system provides a fully-automated, touchless method for handwashing, sanitizing and rinsing.
This new, disposable endocavity needle guide for use with Ultrasonix EC9-5 transducer. The EC9-5 biopsy guide is engineered to direct minimally invasive instruments by following on-screen guidelines, providing the imaging professional a fixed path of guidance and a standard of precision in biopsy procedures.
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a commonly used adjunctive wound care modality that promotes healing through moisture balance and cell stimulation. Today, physicians, nurses and wound care specialists have more options to realize all the clinical benefits of NPWT while improving performance in cost effectiveness, patient comfort and ease of use with the V1STA portable and EZCARE systems from Smith & Nephew, a global leader in advanced wound management therapy.
Intestinal Bulldog Clamp The Aesculap PL541S Intestinal Bulldog Clip is designed for applications where temporary occlusion of the bowel is desired. It is typically used in laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures during the assessment of the gastrojejunostomy for leaks. At this step of the procedure, the Roux limb can be occluded with the intestinal bulldog clip to prevent excessive bowel and distal gastric dilation.
Action® O.R. Overlay, 3-piece Set: #40104 This is a “Must Have” for your OR suites. As stated in revised 2008 AORN Recommended Positioning Practices, “visco-elastic overlays are effective for preventing both skin changes and pressure sore formation.” This Akton® polymer 3-piece overlay set provides great flexibility for any surgical team; working well for a wide variety of procedures.
Perhaps even more important to the effective and efficient operation of a healthcare facility than the actual surgical instrumentation and medical devices is the precise management and quick availability of patient data and clinical information to the hospital staff across all departments. Here is a sampling of some of the latest developments in information management systems for the healthcare and surgical field.
The mobile TRUMPF MARS surgical table is designed to deliver flexibility and efficiency. Its 790-pound patient weight capacity, extreme low height adjustment and stability at extreme angles meet the needs of bariatric surgery, while its full articulation and modularity allow easy and optimal patient positioning for virtually all general and specialized procedures.
Colby Virasorb® Super Solidifier controls fluids by quickly penetrating the canister contents to gel up to ten times faster than other solidifiers without stirring or agitation. Its powerful formula requires only 25 grams to solidify 1000 cc of fluids. ViraSorb is non-toxic as well as Glutaraldehyde-free, chlorine-free and phenol-free.
The DS-04 is a semi-automatic deactivation system that allows for the safe disposal of used glutaraldehyde and OPA from automatic endoscope reprocessors. The compact DS-04 holds up to 12 gallons of used disinfectant. Glute-Out neutralizer (available from PCI medical) is added at the start of each cycle and fumes from the disinfectant are eliminated.
The BASS Fluid Control System improves OR safety by keeping the floor dry. The comfortable floor mat is large enough for the surgeon, scrub and ortho tech to stand on at the same time. The BASS collects, contains and eliminates fluid, thus allowing for quicker turn-around time between cases. It also helps prevent staff slips and falls and helps meet OSHA standards for controlling blood borne contaminants.
AliMed® Radiation Resistant Gloves protect user’s hands from direct and scatter radiation originating from an X-ray beam during fluoroscopic examination procedures. Made of a synthetic rubber formulation, they avoid the pertinacious sensitivities associated with natural latex. Gloves attenuate 32 percent at 60 kVp to 14 percent at 120 kVp in the primary X-ray beam.
Cardinal Health's Esteem® surgical gloves are made from a synthetic polyisoprene formulation for the fit, feel and performance of a latex glove without the worry of natural rubber latex protein allergens. The surgical glove is a thicker glove that can be used for orthopedic or high-risk procedures.