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5 Things You Missed in Infection Control

June 30, 2015 | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

The hot topic of infection control was the theme of conversation this weekend. 

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We've Come a Long Way in Catheters

June 23, 2015 9:18 am | by Sam Brusco, associate editor of Medical Design Technology | Comments

Catheters have been used throughout history and were made with all sorts of uncomfortable materials. 


We've Come a Long Way in Sutures

June 23, 2015 9:15 am | by Sam Brusco, associate editor of Medical Design Technology | Comments

The earliest mention of sutures as we know them came in 3,000 B.C., in ancient Egypt, and the oldest known suture dates back to a mummy from 1,100 B.C.


Sizing Up the Pain Management Therapy Market

June 22, 2015 9:42 am | by Elizabeth A Reid, Content Manager, Guidepoint | Comments

Post-operative opioid use for pain treatment continues to be a hot — sometimes contentious — topic for doctors, an expert said. 


Recent Releases: Equipment Carts, Retrieval Bags and More Now Available

June 19, 2015 9:16 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

This week, we were informed of some exciting products that have just been released to the market.


Growing Risks and Concerns with Bacteria-Exposed Scrubs

June 15, 2015 9:33 am | by Karan Jhunjhunwala, founder and CEO, LifeThreads | Comments

Apparel has been proven to carry harmful bacteria, and LifeThreads' founder and CEO says it's time for facilities to start talking about their options. 


Wearable Device Could Control Blood Loss

June 9, 2015 9:51 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Design Technology | Comments

The small device would clip onto the patient's ear and use neural stimulation to control blood loss.


Recent Releases: Dual Panel Systems, Desks, New Instruments Now Available

June 5, 2015 9:01 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

This week, suppliers such as Edgeco, Healthmark, MediDose and Stryker filled us in on their latest releases. 


Learning from Jenner

June 2, 2015 10:40 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

After reflecting on Caitlyn Jenner's surgeries, the basics of patient experience are only reiterated. 


We've Come a Long Way in Skin Transplantation

June 2, 2015 10:19 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor of Medical Design Technology | Comments

Skin transplantation goes all the way back to ancient India, circa 3,000-2,500 B.C.


Recent Releases: Electrosurgery Unit, UV Disinfector and More Reach Market

May 29, 2015 8:50 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

Suppliers have shared their new products with us, including new electrosurgery units, warming cabinets, protection trays, disinfectant and UV decontamination systems.


Leaving the Stone Age Behind

May 28, 2015 9:14 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

The healthcare industry needs innovation if it wants to continue serving patients at high levels.


Progress in Mini-Laparoscopic Surgery

May 27, 2015 10:13 am | by Gustavo Carvalho, M.D., PhD | Comments

Mini-laparoscopy is the future of laparoscopic procedures, a surgeon predicts. 


How Bariatric Surgery Effects Youth Patients

May 22, 2015 2:28 pm | by American College of Surgeons | Comments

ACS bariatric experts talk about how youth react to bariatric surgery. 


Recent Releases: New Lighting, Patient Positioning Options Released

May 22, 2015 9:28 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

Lights and magnifiers, patient positioning and urology all have new options available. 


Real-Time Patient/Doctor Feedback for Implanted Medical Devices

May 21, 2015 1:52 pm | by Mark Russell, Senior Global Market Manager, Medical Electronics, Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. | Comments

The greatest challenge facing the development of connected medical devices is the desire to gather information beyond simply how the device is functioning. 



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