AliMed has announced the release of the new and vastly expanded 2008 Table Pad catalog available this upcoming September. In preparation for the upcoming changes to Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement changes, AliMed is spearheading new programs designed to present hospitals with an even greater number of products that to help prevent rather than treat hospital acquired pressure ulcers.
The Kimberly-Clark KIMVENT 24-Hour Oral Care Kit is a systematic and flexible oral care system developed to assist caregivers in meeting the CDC recommendations for an oral hygiene program for patients at risk for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). For ventilator-dependent patients, it is well-documented that proper oral care is critical in the prevention of VAP.
This Preoperative Antiseptic Bathing Kit with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) helps hospitals to reduce the risk of surgical site infections. The new bathing kit contains a four ounce bottle of Ecolab's Endure® 400 Scrub-Stat 4®, a four percent CHG cleansing solution, along with two individually wrapped wipes and an easy-to-read instruction sheet.
AliMed has expanded their electrotherapy line with three new electrotherapy units to pair with their ProStim electrodes. This expansion helps AliMed offer a more complete electrotherapy selection. These units offer features well beyond their modest price-point and allow users to administer a higher level of care than similarly priced products would allow.
The Alliance-Rice Lake Wheelchair Scale features a 700-pound capacity and has a large 29.5-inch by 32-inch platform with a built-in ramp, and a one-inch LCD display for easy reading. Designed to fold up and roll on two rear wheels, this portable scale lets users manually enter the wheelchair's tare weight and has BMI (body mass index) measurement, reweigh and hold functions.
ReadySpace Wall Storage Panels allow users to create vertical storage to improve workflow and free-up valuable bench space. Framed louvered panels eliminate sharp edges and keeps supplies highly visible and readily available, increasing operational efficiencies. Available with and without stack and hang storage bins.
Navilyst Medical has added a 3-French diameter Vaxcel® PICC with Pressure Activated Safety Valve (PASV®) Technology to its growing Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) product line. The 3F catheter significantly expands the application of PASV Technology, particularly in pediatric and elderly patient populations, two patient groups that tend to have increased risk of infection due to immature or weakened immune systems.
These Colored Economy Utility Shears are now available in an assortment of twelve different colored handles, making them easily identifiable by department or user. The shears are available in 5.5-inch and 7.5-inch lengths and are able to cut heavy bandages, surgical drapes and clothing. They feature large ring handles for a comfortable grip, are fully autoclavable and are economically priced.
The Large Body System with Removable Monitor from 3-Dmed Surgical Training Aids is designed to remove the monitor from the trainer and set it on the included pedestal. This allows users to drape the trainer and locate the monitor for best viewing visibility. Features include: A body that is torso-like in size with 14 ports to provide flexibility for training and demonstration.
ProMIS is a unique, proven and multifunctional simulator for minimally invasive surgery. The system provides true haptic feedback as users train with their own laparoscopic instruments on virtual AND physical models within simulator. ProMIS has unique facilities for developing and integrating an individualized curriculum, as well as standard modules ranging from Basic Skills to Advanced Procedures such as LapColectomy and LapAppendectomy.
The F.A.S.T. Module for SONORIO is a diagnostic ultrasound training system that allows students to learn the basics of a F.A.S.T. (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) Exam without the need for expensive equipment and live patients. By placing a simulated ultrasound probe on one of the exam windows, real ultrasound images (photos and video) are generated randomly of both normal and abnormal patients.
In addition to the five procedures already available on this advanced surgical trainer (Cricothyroidotomy, Chest Tube Insertion, Pericardiocentesis, Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage, and IV Cutdown), the TraumaMan System now features two additional procedures: Percutaneous Tracheostomy and Needle Decompression.
Immersion Medical has added a module that includes Suturing and Knot Tying procedures and Needle Orientation and Driving skills to their LaparoscopyVR (LapVR) surgical simulator. The simulator's suturing procedure provides: Practice in ligating loops, simple-interrupted, continuous and horizontal-mattress techniques.
Deliver surgical supplies where they're needed using a mobile cart that can be configured with a variety of drawer, shelf and organizer components. Components are modular, lightweight, and interchangeable to ensure that carts meet specific needs and can be quickly changed to handle new demands. Available in a variety of designs that are easy to clean, the cart carries a 10-year, 3-shift warranty.