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.
The E-Vac is a disposable electrosurgical suction device that safely removes smoke plume from the surgical site. This accessory quickly attaches to the ES pencil and captures hazardous smoke, particles and fluids directly at their surgical source before they are released into the OR environment.
Stryker 's MiniLap instrument line allows for access and instrumentation in 1 precision-crafted laparoscopic device. Features of the MiniLap include: A design for percutaneous entry through the abdominal cavity. 2.3-mm diameter. Availability in 4 tip styles for a variety of laparoscopic procedures.
The reusable i60R Intelligent Surgical Instrument from Power Medical Interventions is a reverse pivot linear cutter designed to improve medical outcomes by providing greater access to important anatomical sites. The computer-assisted, power-actuated endomechanical instrument features: Full, 180-degree articulation and a 1-handed design to minimize user fatigue.
Cardinal Health introduces the new V. Mueller® and Snowden-Pencer® Diamond-Line® laparoscopic surgical instruments. Features include: Ergonomic handle designs. Flexibility with gripping positions. A design with surgeon-researched enhancements.
The Surgical Devices business unit of Covidien introduces the SILS Port Multiple Instrument Access Port for laparoscopic surgeries through a single incision. The port is a single, flexible port that may be fitted through a small incision in the umbilicus, offering: A resulting single “hidden scar” a cosmetic advance over the multiple visible scars associated with standard multi-port laparoscopy.