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Safety Scalpel

September 13, 2006 12:30 pm | BD Medical | 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.

Positioning Pad for Laparoscopy

September 13, 2006 12:30 pm | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Comments

The LapWrap™ Positioning Pad was designed by an anesthesiologist for use in laparoscopic procedures. By securing a patient’s arm by his side, the positioner protects the neurological structures of the elbow. LapWrap also allows access to IV tubes and leads along the arm while maintaining their position.

Patient Weighing System

September 13, 2006 12:30 pm | Scale-Tronix, Inc. | Comments

The MODELS 6202 & 6202D STOW-A-WEIGH SCALES mount snug against the wall and protrude only four inches when not in use. The scales are designed for stand-on weighing, wheelchair patients, and will even accommodate patients on stretchers. They are particularly well suited for high traffic areas or where floor space is limited.

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What Backs-Up That Used Equipment?

September 13, 2006 12:12 pm | Comments

In an ideal world hospitals, medical centers and other health care facilities would never have to worry about money. New technology, from capital equipment to communication systems, would be graciously bestowed upon the facilities, with the greater good of all mankind being the only consideration. Of course, we do not live in an ideal world.

Fighting Infection Before the First Incision

August 11, 2006 6:53 am | Comments

The first line of defense against infection in the human body is the epidermis. Unfortunately, this is generally the first thing that is compromised during a surgical procedure. Whenever the skin is punctured, cut or in any other way pierced, the danger of infection is an inevitable constant. This holds as true in the operating room as anywhere else.

Safety Products for Healthcare Settings

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Post Glover Lifelink | Comments

PG LifeLink’s healthcare products make life safer for patients and hospital staff.  The company offers its Isolated Power Systems, Patient Service Consoles and other OR equipment. Isolated Power Systems provide essential electrical fault protection required in “wet” operating room settings. The systems protect against a first fault to ground while continuing to supply power to vital medical equipment; an integrated alarm provides notification for quick fault correction.

Micro Incision Nucleus Division Cannula

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

This new 23-gauge cannula (K7-5462) has been designed to perform micro incision nucleus division using the HydroChop technique. It features a vertically flattened tip which is easily inserted into the central core of the nucleus. The nucleus is then “hydrochopped” as a small amount of fluid is forced through the dual 0.

Nucleus Division & Fragment Manipulation Deivce

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

The Giannetti HydroChopper (K7-5885) features a unique chopping tip which is ideal for both nucleus division and for manipulating fragments within the capsular bag. The hourglass shaped tip has a blunted distal end to protect the posterior capsule and semi-sharp sides which aid in efficient horizontal chopping.

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Sterilization Indicators

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Qosina | Comments

Qosina has added sterilization indicators to its product line. These indicators show a color change to signify proper exposure to various sterilization processes, and are available for ETO (ethylene oxide) sterilization, steam sterilization, and radiation sterilization (Gamma or E-Beam). By the observable color change, it is easy to determine whether or not a particular sample has been through a qualified sterilization process.

Endotracheal Tube Holder

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Dale Medical Products, Inc. | Comments

The Dale® Stabilock™ Endotracheal Tube Holder stabilizes 7-mm to 10-mm tubes following intubation to help prevent extubation, especially during patient transport. The ET tube holder features a protective barrier wipe and a skin-friendly, latex-free, breathable fabric base which securely holds a cushioned neckband using a Velcro® closure.

Blood Residue Test Kit

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Comments

The HemoCheck™ blood residue test kit is an all-in-one test that provides a result in 30 seconds. It is simple to interpret and indicates blood residue on instruments and surfaces down to 0.1 ug. To use the HemoCheckTM, simply swipe the surface of the item being tested, drop the swab in the activated indicator, wait for 30 seconds and check for color change.

Sterilization Disposables

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Products For Medicine | Comments

The Consensus® line of sterilization disposables is an alternate source of components for the Cardinal Health®, Baxter®, Genesis®, and Aesculap® tray systems. The Consensus line includes supply tamper-evident arrows, filter paper and sterile processing cards to fit these systems. The quality of these products is proven by test results covering steam penetration, gas residue and shelf life.

Sterilization Containers in Varying Sizes

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Comments

The V. Mueller® brand Genesis™ sterilization container family includes all of the sizes you need to sterilize and protect your delicate instruments. The container line features, mini-, quarter-, half-, mid- and full-size containers, as well as extra-long and deep lid containers, specially designed for today's oversized laparoscopic or bariatric instrument sets and trays.

Foam Mattresses

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Graham-Field Health Products | Comments

The Lumex® Gold Care Plus Foam Mattress Series is designed and to prevent and treat stage I and II pressure ulcers. The mattresses feature four separate, anatomically matched support zones that enhance patient comfort while reducing tissue interface pressure. The breathable zippered cover's SOFlux nylon top is fluid proof, flame retardant, antimicrobial, antistatic, and easy to clean.

Alternating Pressure Overlay

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Graham-Field Health Products | Comments

The Lumex® AltaDyne™ Five-Inch Alternating Pressure / Low Air Loss Overlay System is a portable, less costly option for alternating pressure mattress replacement systems in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. It is an effective pressure management option for both homecare and long-term care settings alike.

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