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Automated Scrub Suit System

January 12, 2006 10:13 am | Comments

The Pyxis ScrubStation® is an automated system that electronically secures, tracks and distributes "scrubs." This new version of the ScrubStation offers mobile alert capabilities to enable time-sensitive response by hospital support personnel. Issues such as stock-outs and return stations reaching full capacity will trigger an automated alert via e-mail, various paging systems or other mobile devices.

Vessel Closure System

January 12, 2006 10:13 am | Abbott Laboratories | Comments

The StarClose™ Vascular Closure System is a new vessel closure device engineered to enable faster, safe and secure closure, and earlier patient mobilization after catheterization. StarClose introduces a tiny circumferential flexible clip onto the surface of the femoral artery, closing the artery securely in a matter of seconds following diagnostic catheterization procedures, such as those used to diagnose coronary artery disease.

Needle-Free Stopcock

January 12, 2006 10:13 am | B. Braun | Comments

The ULTRAPORT™ Luer-Activated, Needle-Free Stopcock is a unique IV administration product used to control flow in applications such as IV therapy, monitoring and anesthesia. The one-piece design of ULTRAPORT reduces contamination by eliminating the need for sterile caps and preventing back flow if ports are inadvertently left open.


Computerized Mobile Medication Cart

January 12, 2006 10:13 am | Comments

InterMetro's computer-ready mobile workstations include Starsys™ cart body, retractable keyboard tray, convenient mouse holder, 17-inch LCD monitor, specified power solution, and integration of customer-furnished computer equipment. Features include a large work area, automatic electronic locking system, and Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) or Nickel Metal Hydride (NIMH) power solutions with a battery run time of up to 15 hours.

Portable Stand-On Scale

January 12, 2006 10:08 am | Scale-Tronix, Inc. | Comments

The ultra-light Model 5125 portable stand-on scale features a compact design for convenient transporting. User friendly, the scale automatically turns on and zeros when the carrying handle is stepped on. It then returns to zero, ready to weigh the next patient. The digital LED display provides weight measurements in pounds and kilos and is easily read in any light or environment.

Lateral Patient Transfer System

December 29, 2005 9:12 am | Air Movement Technologies, Inc. | Comments

The AirMatt allows staff to laterally transfer patients on a comfortable cushion of air without lifting. With no weight limit, the system can be used throughout the hospital in any application where a patient needs to be moved from surface to surface. The entire system weighs only 18 pounds and fits conveniently into a small storage and carrying bag on wheels.

TRUMPF KREUZER Custom Power Boom Systems: New Flexibility in the O.R. and ICU/CCU

December 13, 2005 2:12 am | TRUMPF | Comments

“We knew from the beginning we wanted to go with ceiling-mounted Booms,” explains R.N. Bev Small, describing the recently opened 11-story clinical building expansion at Children’s Hospital Boston (CHB). The surprise, however, for CHB came when representatives from TRUMPF Medical Systems began taking the planning committee’s questions and developing them into innovative solutions.

Transfer Sheet from Sloan Medical

December 13, 2005 2:12 am | Sloan Medical | Comments

Transferring a patient from surface to surface can be difficult, especially if the patient is unable to help in the transfer. The EZ Glide™ transfer sheet allows you to transfer a patient easily and effortlessly. The EZ Glide transfer sheet facilitates the smooth transfer with less effort and potential for injury of the medical professional and without the discomfort or injury of the patient.


Medi-Flex, Inc.

December 13, 2005 2:12 am | Medi-Flex, Inc. | Comments

Medi-Flex, Inc. announces the availability of two new tools for preoperative skin preparation. The ChloraPrep® 10.5 mL applicator, now available with ScrubTeal™ tint, and the 26 mL applicator are the only 2% chlorhexidine/70% isopropyl alcohol preoperative skin preps that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

Illumination & Visualization Systems

December 13, 2005 2:12 am | Integra Surgical | Comments

Luxtec Surgical Loupes: Simplified Customization Luxtec Surgical loupes make fitting easy and simplify the customization procedure to a minor movement of the loupe body. Time-consuming PD measurements and multiple fittings for prescription are not necessary. The loupes can be used with your prescription glasses and can be adjusted to your PD the first time.

Non-Latex Medical Gloves With Emollient

December 13, 2005 2:12 am | Comments

Cardinal Health offers an advanced line of medical gloves made with Neu-Thera™, an emollient that is clinically proven to improve skin health and protect hands from irritation. The gloves are manufactured with a proprietary formula that protects, restores, moisturizes and soothes hands. The Neu-Thera formulation is available in the company’s Esteem™ synthetic exam and surgical gloves.

Getting a Firm Grasp on Fluid Waste

December 13, 2005 2:10 am | Comments

One of the unfortunate by-products of a number of surgical procedures is fluid waste. This mixture of irrigation solution, blood, and other body fluids can be quite infectious and incredibly messy. Uncontained, this fluid waste can expose the surgical staff to infection, as well as injury resulting from slip and fall accidents.

Safety Samplers

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | Radiometer America | Comments

Radiometer’s safe PICO is an arterial, pre-barcoded sampler that helps ensure patient and caregiver safety. An onboard safety device features single-handed operation, allowing the safe removal of the syringe needle without the risk of needlestick injury. A vented tip cap allows for the removal of air and seals the sample, preventing contact with patient blood.

Scalpel Blade Remover

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | Myco Medical | Comments

The Qlicksmart Scalpel Blade Remover is a safe, convenient, compatible, and extremely easy to use device. The flask and mounting bracket which is fixed either to a bench, a wall or a trolley offers healthcare personnel a safe alternative to conventional scalpel blade removal. The scalpel handle and blade is inserted into the slot in the flask and advanced until the ‘CLICK’ is heard.

Breast Disease Diagnosis & Treatment Devices

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | Sanarus Medical, Inc. | Comments

Sanarus Medical offers two new products utilizing their proprietary cryo technology, the Cassi™ Rotational Core Biopsy Device and the Visica™ Treatment System. Cassi is a hand-held large-core biopsy device that is fully automated and disposable post procedure. It uses Sanarus’ patented Stick-Freeze™ technology to quickly and efficiently perform accurate breast biopsies, and requires no capital expenditures.


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