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Safety Scalpel System

September 15, 2009 11:16 am | Xodus Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Xodus Medical, Inc. provides a safe solution to ensure healthcare worker safety in the operating room—the Safety Scalpel system. According to the company, the system is designed to meet the OSHA Engineering and Work Practice Controls and helps to minimize the risk of scalpel injury during an operating room procedure from prep, to procedure, through blade disposal.

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Safer Methods for Internal Bone Fixation

May 8, 2009 7:43 am | by Ron Stoker | International Sharps Injury Preventation Society | Product Releases | Comments

Keeping both patients and clinicians safe from wirestick injuries Each year medical device facilities have a requirement to update their Exposure Control Plan. This update must include the evaluation of new safer technologies. Many infection control managers and OR supervisors evaluate safety scalpels, newer methods of suturing or closing wounds etc.

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'Never' Is A Dangerous Word

April 6, 2009 8:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Surgical professionals are working under increased pressure in the O.R., and having more to do in less time often means an increased risk of making a mistake--even if it's a mistake that should 'never' happen. Technology is the answer in changing that. by Amanda McGowan, Editor, Surgical Products My name is Amanda McGowan and I've taken over as the editor of Surgical Products magazine.

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Fluid Waste Disposal System

February 17, 2009 6:06 am | MD Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Environ-mate™ DM6000 Series Suction-Drain™ Systems for fluid waste disposal provide fluid waste management for Surgery, Endoscopy and SPD/Utility Room applications. The compact, wall-mounted Environ-mate eliminates costs of both disposable supplies and waste disposal, offering substantial savings.

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Sharps Disposal Containers

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Bemis Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Bemis SharpSentinel™ Sharps Disposal Containers are offered in a variety of sizes, allowing staff to select the right unit for every application. Eight and Eleven-gallon containers are ideal for use in the OR for disposal of oversize syringes, laparoscopic instruments, trocars and other large infectious waste items.

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Disposable Sterile Scalpels

November 12, 2008 12:14 pm | Graham-Field Health Products | Product Releases | Comments

Feather® Safeshield™ Disposable Sterile Scalpels are ideal for delicate procedures when precise control is needed. The scalpels feature a rounded plastic grip that fits the hand comfortably and is equipped with a clear protective, retractable shield that helps to reduce injury and disease from contaminated blades.

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Safety Scalpels

November 12, 2008 12:14 pm | BD Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The BD Bard-Parker™ Protected Blade System minimizes the risk of surgical blade injuries without compromise to performance. Designed with the weight and feel that clinicians are accustomed to, the instrument provides easy, one-handed activation of the protective safety shield. With quick assembly and disposal of the protected blade cartridge, this safety-engineered device helps ensure compliance with OSHA standards and federal regulations.

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Fluid Collection Strip

October 13, 2008 11:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Colby WaterBoom® Quiet Floor Suction Strip provides a solution for protecting designated areas from fluid waste in the OR. This 32-inch strip creates a dam to contain fluids on the floor before they spread and quietly suctions an unlimited amount of fluid waste. It is unobtrusive and can be stepped or rolled over without the loss of suction.

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Disposable Safety Scalpel

May 15, 2008 6:32 am | BD Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring high-quality and safety-engineered stainless-steel blades, BD Bard-Parker™ Protected Disposable Scalpels deliver performance without compromising technique. They are designed for simple one-handed activation, with a locking shield that provide protection before and after use. The scalpels are available with a full range of blade and handle sizes to accommodate a wide variety of needs.

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Floor Suction System

April 14, 2008 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Colby WaterBug® Quiet Floor Suction Device is a convenient, effective means for dealing with infectious waste fluid generated during very wet procedures. It suctions unlimited amounts of irrigants, blood, and other body fluids from the floor and has a raised design for easy repositioning.

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Pre-Op Hair Clippers

December 17, 2007 4:33 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

MediClip™ surgical clippers have several key features that enable safe clipping of hair prior to surgery. The exclusive ergonomic design means greater comfort for the user and the patient. MediClip™ can be used with the wrist in a neutral position while the blade positioning maintains integrity of avoiding patient skin-to-blade contact.

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Disposable Sterile Scalpels

November 13, 2007 6:01 am | Graham-Field Health Products | Product Releases | Comments

Feather® Safeshield™ Disposable Sterile Scalpels are ideal for delicate procedures that require precise control. The rounded plastic body of the SUREgrip™ handle fits comfortable in the hand and is designed to reduce injury and disease from contaminated blades. The scalpels are constructed of stainless steel and feature a locking retractable shield.

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Retractable Safety Scalpels

November 13, 2007 6:01 am | Myco Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Techno-Cut Plus Retractable Safety Scalpels provide ambidextrous, single-handed operation of the top activated retractable blade for ease of use. Blade size is easily identifiable by the color of the slider. Audible clicks indicate blade position (ie. fully extended, retracted and final lock).

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Safety Scalpels & Scalpel Blades

November 13, 2007 6:01 am | Personna American Safety Razor Co. | Product Releases | Comments

The Personna Plus® Surgeon’s Blade features the Personna Medical’s MicroCoated® cutting edge, which is designed to glide with smooth, clean precision and less tissue drag, providing a smoother cut. These blades are available on Personna Plus Disposable Scalpels, on Personna Safety Scalpels and on the Personna Plus Safety Scalpel system.

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Reusable Safety Scalpel Handles

November 13, 2007 6:01 am | BD Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The BD Bard-Parker™ Protected Blade System now offers size 4 and 4L reusable safety handles. The size 4 handles are designed to be the same safety design as the #3 safety handle and used with larger protected blades (#20 - #23) for additional procedures. Designed with the weight and feel that clinicians prefer, the instrument provides easy, one-handed activation of the protective safety shield.

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