The Arthroscopic Traction Assist provides proper positioning and suspension of the shoulder during arthroscopic surgery. This prefabricated device eliminates pressure sores caused by traction. It is made of orthopedic grade polyethylene plastic and is foam lined for patient comfort. The autoclaveable device is complete with eyelet, positioning cord and a pre-sewn cotton stockinette.
? The Linemaster Junior foot switch is designed with an ergonomic low profile cast aluminum cover built for ease of use and long life. The Junior is designed to eliminate lower leg stress and pain after many hours of usage and can be easily be operated while standing or sitting. Special options include a water proof interior switch rated to IP68 standards, extra wide 12 or 24 inch versions, private labeling, custom paint finishes, and cordsets built to the customer’s specifications.
? The new Time Out Bag is validated for use inside of instrument trays and containers to hold separate items, in compliance with AAMI ST79. In addition, printed clearly on the bag is the message “Time Out” alerting staff to take a critical pause during surgery preparation. This paper bag is made of 100 percent medical grade paper, which is porous to sterilant.
? The TempaChek™-DL data logger is an affordable device that is capable of independently capturing, logging and recording the complete temperature profile of an Automated Instrument Washer, including thermal disinfection. Easy to use, the TempaChek™-DL is placed within a basket inside the Washer. At the end of the cycle, the device is connected to a USB reader so the captured temperature data can be downloaded.
The MicroSpot Fractional Laser was designed to improve on traditional CO2 lasers. Its innovative fractional technology results in less pain and quicker recovery times for patients. The device performs resurfacing and rejuvenating procedures in less time than traditional lasers, often requiring only one visit.
? A new software enhancement for Nova StatStrip™ Glucose and StatSensor™ Creatinine point-of-care monitoring systems allows off-line entry of POC test results for immediate data capture. With the enhanced NovaNet™ instrument manager software, operators can use StatStrip touchscreen to manually enter virtually any off-line POC test result, such as pregnancy or urinalysis, and use the meter as a POC communication device to transmit the information to the hospital’s electronic database.
? This new selection of smaller tuohy borst adapters include three adapters that are composed of a PVC body with a Triax® (ABS/nylon) cap. The silicone gasket is chemically resistant, prevents backflow of fluids and secures the position of a guidewire or instrument when closed. This group of adapters is available with gaskets ranging from 4 to 6 French.
? Qosina is introducing two new hemostasis valves that function as a seal by preventing air and fluid leakage around wires and instruments. The one-handed hemostasis valve has two channels. The straight primary channel has a silicone gasket, while the angled secondary channel can be used for pressure monitoring and flushing.
AliMed’s 240-page Splints & Braces catalog offers a complete supply of upper and lower extremity orthotics used to treat acute injuries, chronic conditions or for the prevention of injury. Splints & Braces is an ideal one-stop-shopping source for everything from the most common orthotics to the tools and materials needed to create custom orthotics.
? Bioconnect offers an expanded line of shielded atrial catheter cables for use with medical diagnostic equipment. The flexible, multi-conductor, low capacitance trunk cables are double shielded to reduce EMI-EMF triboelectric noise and are available in various lengths to meet customer requirements.
? Blue Bell Bio-Medical has launched a new website featuring their Design-A-Cart™ online custom configurator. The Blue Bell website address is www.BlueBellCarts.com. The site includes product information on Blue Bell carts and accessories for the medical industry. The new website coincides with the release of a complete line of pre-configured workstations, new accessories, and four new paint colors (kiwi, citrus, garnet and rose).
The J84-2800 Series washable keyboards help control the spread of infections in medical facilities. The keyboard features a fully-sealed rubber casing rated to NEMA 4. This makes it suitable for rinsing and total immersion in cleaning fluids, allowing healthcare providers and other users to wash the keyboard with hospital-grade disinfectants and commercial anti-bacterial wipes.
? Steril-Eze® surgical case carts are designed for maximum cleanability and sterile transport. These carts feature easy to clean type 300 series stainless steel construction, and include several unique door and panel design features that remove bacteria-gathering crevices, plus provide a rugged door-latch assembly.
? Medi-Dose customers using the company’s MILT 3.0 software to create labels can already design them onscreen using colors, fonts, images and bar codes of their choosing. Now, they can add free Auxiliary Images to their designs. Common dispensing information and warnings (like Refrigerate, Shake Well, Sound-Alike/Look-Alike) can easily be incorporated into any MILT supported label.
? MediDose/EPS has developed a unique High-Alert Line Tracing Label. They are designed to call attention to medication requiring special handling both in the pharmacy and at the patient’s bedside. Pharmacy places the entire label on an IV infusion container or its overwrap. When the medication is administered at the bedside, nursing applies the two IV line labels to each end of the IV tubing.