? Nova Biomedical has introduced a low cost hospital blood glucose meter that delivers all of the analytical performance of their Multi-Well™ test strip for testing situations where glucose meter interface capability is not needed. The new StatStrip™ Xpress provides hospitals a choice of glucose monitors with or without a connectivity solution using the same Multi-Well test strip.
? Barrier Milk" Ready-To-Use Spray is designed to protect instruments during autoclaving. This dual purpose spray helps prevent corrosion of instruments and lubricates box locks and hinges to keep them in good working condition. The unique water-based blend of lubricants and corrosion inhibitors is applied with the fine mist will cover the instruments and works its way into hinges and box-locks.
? The SP pro Safety Percutaneous Guidewire Introducer Needle meets OSHA guidelines for sharps with engineered sharps protection. This needle would replace the standard 18 Gauge 2¾-inch introducer needles commonly sold to the Cath Lab and Special Procedures/Interventional Radiology. They are used in every Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology procedure to gain access to the femoral artery so that a guidwire can be introduced through it.
? The Sharpness Test Standards Kit is ideal for testing surgical instruments for proper sharpness. The kit includes easy-to-understand instructions, all sharpness testing materials and full-color photographs illustrating everything users need to know about testing scissors, curettes, Kerrison rongeurs, osteotomes, chisels, pin cutters, bone cutters, biopsy punches and more.
? The Models 6202 and 6202D STOW-A-WEIGH Scales mount snug against the wall and protrude a mere four inches when not in use. They are designed for stand on weighing, wheelchair patients and will even accommodate patients on stretchers. The scales are particularly well suited for high traffic areas or where floor space is limited.
The Singer Starr Stacker Arm Support System provides an innovative, safe and cost effective solution for optimal patient positioning. The system delivers superior airway and upper extremity access, as well as safe and efficient lateral or semi lateral patient positioning. Specifically designed by a surgeon, the Singer Starr Stacker provides the superior ability to position patients’ perpendicular to the torso with arms one arm on top of another, without risk of injury.
? Spectrum’s Latex-Free Scissor Testing Material is available in two styles. The orange latex-free testing material is designed to test standard scissors measuring 4.5 inches and longer. The thinner, yellow latex-free testing material is available to test scissors measuring 4.5 inches and shorter. To easily test scissors for sharpness, make several cuts through the material, cutting all the way to the distal tip.
? The MiniCAT CT Scanner captures images at a dose nearly 10 – 12 times lower than conventional CT scanners. MiniCAT is specially designed to capture detailed images of the sinuses and ears. The unique, upright design of the CT scanner allows patients to sit in a normal position without sedation. The scan is complete in 40 seconds or less.
Made of plastic, Whitney Curettes and the Whitney Sculps Knife are safer than steel, minimizing scratches to the prosthesis. Molded in-thumb indentation helps orient tool in hard to reach places. In addition, the tools are disposable, so no cleaning of the cement from them is required post-surgery.
? The ViewSite™ Brain Access System provides excellent surgical access to the operative site, allows for superior binocular vision of the surgical area, distributes the brain evenly upon insertion allowing a seamless entry to the target and eliminates the need to pull the brain tissue in any one direction.
? TOPEX® Metered Spray is a 20-percent Benzocaine spray that delivers a precise amount of Benzocaine with no over spray. TOPEX Metered Spray is easy to use: Insert the disposable applicator straw into the white nozzle and spray area to anesthetize. The disposable straw reduces concerns of cross contamination and is long enough to reach difficult areas.
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.