Latex-Free Exam Glove

June 15, 2011 5:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Health introduces its Flexal™ Nitrile exam glove. According to the company, the glove offers the flexibility and barrier protection of a nitrile glove with the tactile sensitivity of a latex one. The glove features a textured-fingertip for enhanced sensitivity without compromising reliability or durability and is also powder-free.

LISTED UNDER: Latex Gloves

High-Performance Surgical Gown

June 3, 2011 7:06 am | Kimberly-Clark Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Kimberly-Clark Health Care has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  to market its MicroCool* Breathable High Performance Surgical Gown as meeting the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Level 4 Standard for liquid barrier protection.

LISTED UNDER: Patient Gowns

Disposable Cooling Vest

May 23, 2011 6:37 am | Shafer Enterprises, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The new Disposable Cool Vest®, by Surgeon Cool Vest® brand cooling systems, helps keep surgeons and staff comfortable and sweat-free in the OR when warmed to AORN recommended temperatures. The vest is designed for use with the Surgeon Cool Vest® brand cooling systems and is also compatible for use with hypo-hyperthermia units or water pumping coolers.

LISTED UNDER: Surgeon Cooling Apparel

Heavy Duty Cooling Vest

May 4, 2011 6:18 am | Polar Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Polar Products, Inc. has developed a new heavy duty vest style for the company’s Cool Flow™ System, specifically designed for wear beneath lead aprons. According to the company, the Cool Flow™ Vest System provides cooling comfort during long surgeries. Ice water continuously circulates from a 15 quart cooling reservoir through insulated tubing sewn within the vest.

LISTED UNDER: Surgeon Cooling Apparel

Lead-Free X-Ray Protective Aprons

May 3, 2011 5:47 am | Wolf X-Ray Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Wolf X-Ray Corporation introduces the Wolf Lead-Free X-Ray Protective Aprons. The aprons provide 0.50mm lead equivalency protection, equal to that of traditional lead aprons, but are 24 percent lighter. Made of environmentally-friendly, non-toxic materials, patients, doctors, radiologists and technicians will appreciate the lighter weight, greater flexibility and increased comfort these aprons provide.


Particulate Filter Respirator And Surgical Mask

April 29, 2011 6:32 am | Prestige Ameritech | Product Releases | Comments

Prestige Ameritech introduces its NIOSH and FDA approved N95 Particulate Filter Respirator and Surgical Mask. According to the company, the ProGear™ N95 Respirator features: A high fluid-resistance rating. A large filter area for easier breathing and speaking, Soft stretch-knit headbands for increased comfort.


Starlight Pediatric Patient Apparel

March 25, 2011 5:54 am | Encompass Group, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Encompass® Reusable Apparel has partnered with Starlight Children’s Foundation™ to create Starlight Pediatric Patient Apparel, Bedding and Patient Care Items. The Starlight pediatric apparel line features unique, vibrant prints designed by children and teens who have been patients and beneficiaries of Starlight’s programs.


Labcoat With Antimicrobial Technology

March 8, 2011 4:33 am | Encompass Group, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Encompass Group, LLC introduces a new META® labcoat featuring X-STATIC® antimicrobial technology. The new innovation is specifically designed to protect the labcoat from bacterial growth with silver technology that offers comprehensive and continuous protection for the life of the garment.


Moisturizing Surgical Glove Prevents Allergic Reactions

January 18, 2011 4:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Derma Prene® Ultra HydraSoft® surgical glove is a moisturizing glove that prevents Type I (latex) and Type IV (chemical) allergic reactions while restoring and improving hands. This glove combines proprietary skin moisturizing technology with the most advanced latex-free (polychloroprene) and chemical-free material to restore hand condition with minimized risk of allergic reactions.

LISTED UNDER: Surgical Gloves

Heavy-Duty Cooling Vest For Surgeons

December 20, 2010 5:37 am | Polar Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Surgeons and their staff are staying comfortable during procedures in hot operating rooms thanks to cooling vests made specifically for surgeons by Akron’s Polar Products, Inc. The Ohio company has developed a new heavy-duty vest style for their popular Cool Flow™ System, specifically designed for wear beneath lead aprons.

LISTED UNDER: Surgeon Cooling Apparel

Esteem® Blue Surgical Gloves

November 2, 2010 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Health offers Esteem® Blue surgical gloves with Neu-Thera® emollient coating as a colored underglove to support double gloving initiatives. Esteem® Blue with Neu-Thera® surgical gloves are powder-free and made from synthetic polyisoprene. The inside of the gloves are coated with a proprietary emollient coating called Neu-Thera® that enhances the skin wellness of caregivers and encourages compliance with hand washing and surgical hand antisepsis guidelines.

LISTED UNDER: Surgical Gloves

Clip Mags With Extra Large Lens

September 24, 2010 6:37 am | Vision USA | Product Releases | Comments

Clip mags are now available from Vision USA in three styles: distoration free aspheric lens; bifocal, full lens and extra large lens. All styles attach to your eye/safety glasses or laser glasses and add magnification + 1.0, +1.5, +2.0, +2.5, +3.5, +4.0 and new power +5.


OR Camera Drapes

September 23, 2010 12:35 pm | Spectrum Laboratories, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Labs' full line of OR imaging drapes are made from soft anti-stat polyethylene, to avoid obstructing the view. The camera drape product line includes Universal Camera Drapes and Tear Tip Camera Drapes. The drapes' stretch openings provide a tight seal, which lowers repairs costs caused by repeated soaking in sterilant.

LISTED UNDER: Camera Drapes

Jumbo Size Pre-Op Glove

September 21, 2010 7:14 am | Medicus Health | Product Releases | Comments

Medicus Health’s new exclusive Jumbo Size Pre-Op Glove has twice the sticky surface area of the standard size Pre-Op Glove and also fits larger hands.  AORN, APIC and CDC recommend using surgical clippers to remove hair from a surgical site.  Surgical clipper manufacturers recommend using medical tape to remove hair remnants, for a large surgical site this can be a tedious and expensive task.


Ultrasound Probe Drapes

September 20, 2010 10:10 am | Spectrum Laboratories, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Laboratories, Inc., OR Disposables produces Ultrasound Probe Drapes (Elflex) with attached straps for clinician convenience and greater sterile integrity. According to the company, these straps make application quicker and easier by pulling and rolling on with a one-handed technique.

LISTED UNDER: Camera Drapes


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