Covidien in now offering the Kendall DL Disposable Cable and Lead Wire System. The use of new lead wires for every patient at every admission, every time helps avoid the possibility of infection during ECG monitoring. The Kendall DL Disposable Cable and Lead Wire System helps to reduce the risk of cross contamination, lead wire disconnection (pop-off) and electromagnetic interference.
The Pyxis® MedStation® 4000 automated medication dispensing system offers new features that can help hospitals increase the security of high-alert medications and reduce medication errors. Key features include enhanced barcode scanning technology to help ensure the right medication is administered to the right patient at the correct dosage, the ability to block loading of specific medications to avoid medication errors and user-specific tracking of undocumented waste that reminds users of the need to document waste.
Logan Custom Surgical Instruments are precision machined from various medical grades of stainless steel, finished and assembled to customer specifications. Typical instruments include a laminectomy Rongeur and various styles of curettes, tapered suction tubes, elevators, dissectors, retractors, Capener gouges, nerve hooks and nerve root retractors.
InstruSponge is impregnated with Endozime® AW Triple Plus® with APA (Advanced Proteolitic Action) and is attached to a flexible plastic wand that allows for easy maneuvering through complex internal channels, cannulas and lumens to loosen and expel gross contaminants. Unlike conventional channel wire bristle brushes that can cause scarring on instrument walls, InstruSponge's foam tip gently wipes clean the inside surface of the take-apart channel while instantly and actively digesting bioburden upon contact.
Scale-Tronix has introduced a line of digital scales for neonates and pediatrics. This extensive product line includes scales for radiant warmers, incubators, diaper scales, home care scales and pediatric stand-on and wheelchair scales. Accurate and easy-to-use, these digital electronic patient weighing systems feature digital LED weight displays in pounds and/or kilograms.
Foam Immersion Technology (FIT) table pads maximize skin-to-pad contact area to minimize interface pressures. The latex-free stretchable cover material moves relative to the patient's skin surface to reduce shear and features RF-welded seams for a completely fluid-proof barrier. This patent-pending technology includes two layers of foam; each layer contains a patented conical cutout in critical areas to help maximize conformity.
The MIST Therapy® System is an innovative device that uses low-frequency ultrasound energy to stimulate the healing of wounds. A recent study shows that the system results in faster healing when combined with conventional wound care and revealed an increased rate of complete wound closure. The patented MIST Technology utilizes low-intensity ultrasonic sound waves to produce an energized mist of sterile saline in a non-contact fashion.
The cleanliness and sterility of the surgical instruments used in any procedure play a direct and critical role in positive patient outcome. Even the most gifted surgeon can experience devastating results if bacteria or other contaminants from unclean or improperly sterilized instruments find their way into the sterile field when the patient is at his or her most vulnerable.
PDI has introduced a new In-service Training Program designed to educate healthcare personnel including infection preventionists, physicians, and nurses on the use of Chlorascrub. Chlorascrub is a preoperative and preinjection skin preparation with a unique 3.15% w/v Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) / 70% v/v Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) formulation.
Sterillium® Comfort Gel is an easy to use hand sanitizing gel that is scientifically proven to kill a broad range of nosocomial pathogens within 15 seconds without water. The proprietary formula contains 85 percent ethyl alcohol, yet increases skin hydration by 14 percent after two weeks.
PURELL® Surgical Scrub with Moisturizers meets or exceeds FDA requirments for surgical hand scrubs. Be surgery-ready in record time with PURELL Surgical Scrub with Moisturizers. Requiring just two applications of 2 mLs, this non-sticky, silky-smooth, fast-drying formula allows for easy gloving and gets staff into the OR quicker.
The Power Transport Lift requires only one attendant to lift and move heavy patients, reducing personnel costs, saving time and eliminating personal back strain and injury. The lift operates on low voltage 24 VDC power with an onboard charging system that plugs into any 115 VAC standard wall outlet.
The TranSTAT Device Transfer System provides a safe, ergonomic way to transport critical equipment with a patient throughout the hospital environment. The system can carry up to 100 pounds of equipment and supplies and accommodates a variety of devices. It can be transferred between Harmony® equipment management systems and Stryker and Hill-Rom beds.
The ORBIT PT provides "one nurse, one button, no lifting" patient transfer directly from the patient's hospital bed to a mobile OR table. The patient is transferred from the bed to the ORBIT surface by a smooth and comfortable automated conveyance motion. The ORBIT PT top then slides laterally moving the patient to the opposite side of the system where a mobile OR table is positioned.
Pedigo's 750 Series Stretchers boast a 750-pound weight capacity. Designed with the caregiver in mind, the 750 Stretcher includes back-saving features such as pneumatic assist fowler, Quick Release O2 Holder (Patent Pending) and a 5 3/4-inch clearance for patient lifts. The sturdy center column uses 16 precision ball bearings to smoothly raise and lower the patient.