Molnlycke Health Care US offers the Biogel® PI Indicator, a patented polyisoprene puncture indication glove system. The system is a double-gloving solution, using the Biogel® PI outer glove and Biogel® PI Ultratouch under glove that indicates when a puncture in the glove has been made to guard against infection both in patients and in staff.
The LifeShield® CLAVE® connector from Hospira helps to ensure compliance to needle-free I.V. administration. The 1-piece, swabable valve provides: A closed barrier to bacteria. Availability on a full line of I.V. administration sets and accessories, including primary piggyback, extension, blood administration, burette and specialty sets, vial adapters, I.
The V Mueller® brand IMPRESS® instrument management system from Cardinal Health is a fully-integrated, real-time, web-based instrument management solution for hospitals and surgery centers. Features of the system include: The management of instrumentation investment throughout the entire process of care, including decontamination, assembly, sterilization and in the OR.
MedDetect Inc. introduces the MD-2000 Surgical Instrument Detection System designed to pinpoint and detect surgical instruments lost in soiled linen and waste bags. According to the company, the MD-2000 Electro-magnetic Detector functions as an insurance back-up to a hospital's surgical instrument tracking system, with hospitals purchasing the MD-2000 having demonstrated considerable savings in their lost instrument replacement budget.
Dale Medical Products, Inc. introduces the Dale® Abdominal Binder with EasyGrip Strip, a fully-adjustable abdominal binder ideal for use after open abdominal and plastic surgery procedures. The new product is a post-operative support that provides: Full, all-around compression.
A flat design that can be quickly cleaned in place with hospital-grade disinfectants. The ability for users to touch-type with excellent tactile key response to swiftly document care. An alert system that reminds users to clean the keyboard at regular intervals and provides backlit keys for use in low-light areas.
GF Health Products, Inc. introduces a new addition to its line of stethoscopes, the Labtron® Deluxe Spraque-Rappaport Type Professional Stethoscope in Midnight Black. Features include: 5 interchangeable black chestpieces (2 diaphragms, 3 bells) facilitates the detection of high, medium and low frequency sounds.
Medi-Dose introduces customizable Line Tracing Labels for labeling and line reconciliation. According to the company, the new product complements their Line Tracing Labels for High Alert meds, and features: The ability to enable line traces for I.V. and catheter lines.
Ansell Healthcare offers its new Derma Prene® IsoTouch® Micro surgical glove, a latex-free, micro-thin glove that is safe for latex-sensitive (Type I) healthcare professional and patients. The new glove is ideal in delicate procedures in ophthalmic, micro and cardiovascular surgery, without the risks associated with natural rubber latex sensitization.
DePuy Spine, Inc. introduces 2 products in its EXPEDIUM® Spine System: the EXPEDIUM Favored Angle Screw, a thoracolumbar favored-angle pedicle screw that angulates laterally or medially for easier rod capturing, and the EXPEDIUM Cobalt-Chromium (CoCr) Alloy Rod, designed to maintain deformity correction without compromising imaging compatibility.
The lightweight Lionville iPoint.0 with a small footprint is designed as a computer workstation. According to the company, the new product addresses key concerns expressed by nurses, offering: The ability to be easily pushed. Maneuverability in tight spaces and on all floor surfaces.
Medical imaging specialist Barco recently introduced its MDRC-2120 clinical review displays. The displays feature: A 20" screen. 1600 x 1200 native resolution. Backlight stabilization. A rotating mount. A multi-lingual on-screen display.
The Ecolab Manual Cleaning Station is a wall-mounted system that removes clutter and assists in best practices for manual cleaning. According to the company, the station offers: A process wall card providing visual illustrations of the cleaning steps. A fatigue reduction mat that improves staff comfort.
Diversified Plastics, Inc. announces a new urethral sling introducer in which the company helped with engineering and injection molding components. The introducer is to be used by surgeons to place a sling around the bladder and/or the urethra to treat stress incontinence and must fit well in the surgeon's hand to provide the proper torque to easily glide the sling into place and secure it.
Arizant Healthcare 's Bair Paws+ forced-air warming gown now incorporates a second clinical hose port to the lower portion of the gown for simplified clinician access and positioning throughout the perioperative period. Benefits of the new gown include: Additional flexibility for lower body warming needs.