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.

LISTED UNDER: Safety Scalpels

Retractable Safety Scalpel

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

Designed by a cardiovascular surgeons and safety engineers, the DeRoyal Retractable Safety Scalpel protects healthcare professionals from injury and infection caused by accidental cuts from exposed scalpel blades. These safety scalpels offer a comfortable styling for a variety of hand positions and allow one-hand opening and retraction of the surgical blade for repeated protection during procedures.

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Fluid Capture Products

October 11, 2007 11:29 am | Promethean Medical Tech. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Promethean Island® fluid capture products continuously collect and contain spilled fluids during high fluid volume procedures. They quickly evacuate fluids into any existing calibrated collection system (i.e., canister clusters, fluid management systems or I/O delivery and recovery systems).

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Liquid Medical Waste Disposal System

October 11, 2007 11:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

The SAF-T Pump™ system quickly and safely disposes of liquid medical waste directly into the sanitary sewer with no pouring required. It connects directly to existing plumbing and allows healthcare workers to dispose of liquid medical waste without exposure. Compared to disposing of full canisters, which results in more costly red bag waste, the system is also economical.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Fluid Control Floor Mat

October 11, 2007 11:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

BASS Medical has added the BASS “FIN” to its line of fluid control products.  The BASS Fluid Control System is used for arthroscopies and other “wet” procedures to keep the Operating Room floor dry. The BASS “FIN” is a smaller (22-inch by 16-inch) version of the BASS without suction. It can attach to the BASS to form an L-shape in order to keep fluid off the floor during lateral and beach chair positioned arthroscopies or can be used by itself anywhere fluid control is needed.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Cutting With Care

May 14, 2007 6:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Even in the hands of the most experienced and skillful surgeon, a scalpel is still a dangerous piece of equipment—a razor sharp steel blade sticking out from a slender and occasionally slippery handle. As careful as the surgeon or OR nurse may be, given the frequency that scalpels are used in surgery, the risk of an injury and possibly infection from a used or dirty blade is quite pervasive.

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Fluid Waste Management System

May 14, 2007 6:46 am | MD Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Environ-mate™ DM6000 Series Suction-Drain™ Systems offer low-cost, practical solutions to fluid waste management concerns. The compact, wall-mounted units collect fluid directly from the suction field and dispose of it directly into the sanitary sewer. The healthcare staff is isolated from exposure to suctioned fluids, and cost is minimized due to reduced requirements for disposable supplies.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Scalpel Blade Disposal System

January 12, 2007 9:59 am | Myco Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The Qlicksmart® Cassette 3-in-1 delivers safe, quick and cheap removal of scalpel blades from traditional handles used in surgery. Compatible with 300 combinations of blades and handles, this system can help reduce the risk of injury and infection associated with used sharps. Once the blade is removed, it is stored in its own transparent cartridge for safe counting and disposal.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Liquid Waste Disposal System

October 11, 2006 7:10 am | Bemis Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

The Quick-Drain™ Systems provide safe and cost-effective disposal of liquid infectious waste. Two separate systems utilize both Bemis Hi-Flow Rigid Suction Canisters and Bemis Quick-Fit™ Suction Liners. These systems quickly drain infectious waste into the sanitary sewer at a rate of 500cc per second, saving staff time.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Safety Scalpel

September 13, 2006 12:30 pm | BD Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 1529A • The BD Bard-Parker™ Protected Blade System, which features reusable metal handles and protected surgical blades, is now manufactured in additional sizes. The product is now available in size 20 through 23 protected surgical blades with a compatible size 4 safety handles. The company also offers the same safety shield design in a full line of disposable scalpels.

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Hands-Free Sharps Disposal Containers

June 15, 2006 5:43 am | Health Care Logistics | Product Releases | Comments

Horizontal Entry Sharps Containers give health care workers the luxury of hands-free sharps disposal and reduce needlestick injuries. These containers feature a safety chamber that rotates when weighted and safely releases sharps into the container, preventing the need for excessive handling of these hazardous materials.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Sharps Disposal Container

June 15, 2006 5:43 am | Bemis Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Bemis SharpSentinel™ sharps disposal containers are designed for the safety of both patients and staff. A variety of sizes allow staff to select the right unit for the 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.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Scalpel Blade Removal System

June 15, 2006 5:35 am | Quanta Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

The QlickSmart Single-Handed Scalpel Blade Removal System protects surgical nurses from exposure to dangerous cuts and contaminants when removing the blades from scalpels. This system allows nurses to simply direct the blade into a mounted disposable cartridge with one hand, listen for the click, and then pull out the scalpel.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Colby Manufacturing Corporation

April 12, 2006 10:43 am | Colby Manufacturing Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Finally, a better solution for protecting selected areas from fluid waste. Introducing the new WaterBoom™ Quiet Floor Suction Strip, the most effective way to stop the flow of fluid waste on your operating room floor. The WaterBoom™ Quiet Floor Suction Device is a convenient, effective means of controlling infectious waste fluid generated during wet procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Hepatitis & Barrier Protection Education Module

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ansell recently announced the availability of a new education module for healthcare professionals entitled Understanding Hepatitis and the Appropriate Barrier Protection . The self-study module, which is available at no charge, has been developed for use by professionals who are responsible for or involved in establishing institutional policy and procedure, educating healthcare personnel, maintaining regulatory compliance (OSHA, ADA, CDC), and overall employee health and infection control services.



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