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Specimen Transport Bags

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Qosina | Comments

This two-part low-density polyethylene (LDPE) specimen transport bag is leak resistant with two separate pockets usable for samples and documentation. The 6-inch by 9-inch bag features a fold-over Adhesive Ribbon™ seal. This creates a solid tamper-evident visual seal across both sections of the bag to keep employees and contents safe from contamination.

Absorbent Tray Liners

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Comments

Produced from pure cellulose EFG wood pulp, manufactured with low chloride and sulfate content, and free from optical dyes, these absorbent tray liners can be safely used next to delicate instruments during sterilization to absorb and rapidly disperse condensate for complete evaporation. This greatly facilitates the production of dry packs and assists the sterilization process.

Flap Stretching Forceps

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

The surgeon designed Kurstin Flap Stretching Forceps (K5-5056) helps eliminate post-operative striae in the LASIK flap. It features disc-shaped tips with delicate serrations to atraumatically grasp and stretch the flap. The instrument’s designed uses two forceps simultaneously to stretch the flap in opposing directions to straighten any micro striae.


Instrument Spray Lubricant

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Comments

Spectra-Lube™, a 32 oz. spray lubricant, is designed to protect and lubricate surgical instruments. This lubricant eliminates the need for costly and messy instrument baths, by allowing the user to put lubrication where it’s needed. Spectra-Lube has a neutral pH and is bacteriostatic. Safe and easy, it can be purchased individually or in a case of 12 bottles.

Ductless Endoscope Cleaning Station

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Erlab, Inc. | Comments

This carbon filtering ductless fume hood for cleaning endoscopes with Cidex does not require duct work or installation and offers a Government certified filtration efficiency of 99.99 percent for gluteraldehyde. The Erlab in-house accredited laboratory reviews all potential clients’ chemical handlings to certify filter lifetime, chemical saturation detection method and chemical retention capacity.

Foot Switches for Medical Applications

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | LINEMASTER Switch Corp. | Comments

This six page brochure presents a variety of Linemaster foot switches for medical applications. Many are UL, CSA, TUV Certified and CE Marked. Linemaster offers numerous models including light duty, explosion-proof, potentiometers, multi-pedal switches, and foot switches that meet IEC 601.2.2 and IP68 requirements.

Antimicrobial Hand Wipes

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Pdi-Professional Disposables International | Comments

Sani-Dex® ALC Antimicrobial Alcohol Gel Hand Wipes are proven effective at killing 99.99 percent of harmful bacteria, and also remove soil from hands because of the natural friction caused by the wiping action. These hand wipes are made from non-woven cloth that is saturated with a fragrance- and dye-free ethyl alcohol gel solution.

Hepatitis & Barrier Protection Education Module

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | 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.


Radiation Safety Education Module

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Comments

Ansell recently released a new self-study educational module for healthcare professionals. Entitled Basic Considerations of Radiation Safety and Barrier Protection , this module addresses staff, patient, and healthcare issues associated with high radiation exposure situations. The self-study module, which is available at no charge, has been developed for use by professionals who are responsible for or involved in high-radiation exposure environments.


April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Vision USA | Comments

Blue Raised Bar Magnifiers give excellent clarity, resting 1 ¼-inch high over the surface. The dark blue trim allows perfect visibility. The magnifiers are available in six-inch, eight-inch, and ten-inch configurations.

Ophthalmic Chopper

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

The Lesieur HydroChopper is designed to efficiently chop and manipulate the nucleus without endangering the posterior capsule. It features a smooth, flat tip that extends from the anterior surface of the irrigator. This unique design reduces the overall tip length and allows the surgeon to see the chopper at all times for improved safety.

Irrigating Chopper for Cataract Surgery

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

The Alio-Prats Irrigating “Stinger” features a bullet-shaped head for ease of insertion and a blunt “stinger-shaped” chopping tip. The Irrigating “Stinger” is useful as a chopper and dissector of soft and hard cataracts. Additionally, the unique “stinger” design enables the surgeon to remove fragments from underneath the iris, which are located peripherally inside the capsular bag or at the sulcus.

Seating Product Catalog

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Biofit Engineered Products | Comments

BioFit® Engineered Products offers Engineered Seating for Productivity , a new catalog featuring hundreds of seating products. The 36-page catalog presents BioFit’s broad selection of chairs, stools and footrests for hospital and healthcare applications and other workplace functions. Information includes standard features of each model plus options such as special backrests, seats, armrests and ergonomic controls.

Hypothermia System

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Cincinnati Sub-Zero | Comments

CSZ’s unique Head Wrap and patient vest provide an effective non-invasive method of whole body cooling. The Head Wrap was designed to promote rapid cooling to help reduce brain swelling. Other uses include core body warming of patients during off pump cardiac surgery and, when used with a localized cooling device, can help to effectively eliminate or significantly reduce the symptoms of migraine headaches.

Surgeon Cooling Vest

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Game Ready, Inc. | Comments

Game Ready has introduced a new addition to their line of cold therapy and intermittent compression products designed to address the needs of surgeons' personal temperature maintenance during intense surgical procedures. The Game Ready Active Cooling Vest delivers active cold therapy and adjustable compression to the upper torso and back to aggressively pull heat away from the body, helping surgeons stay cool, calm and focused during long procedures.


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