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.
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.
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.
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.
Ultrasound is important in making the surgeon’s evaluation more complete and should be an integral part of the workup for patients with breast disease, by easily and accurately targeting abnormalities and obtaining tissue samples. B-K Medical’s Type 8811 transducer is a broadband linear array with high frequencies unprecedented for scanning equipment of its class.
The VACORA Breast Biopsy System is the a 100 percent self-contained, vacuum-assisted biopsy system. This means that everything has been integrated into the handpiece including the world’s smallest biopsy vacuum, all tubing, fluid canister, battery power source, and the biopsy needle. The entire system weighs only one pound, providing exceptional handling and maneuverability during MRI, ultrasound, and stereotactic biopsy procedures.
Encompass Medical offers a wide range of disposable protective products including protective eyewear. The protective eyewear line includes face shields, StyleShields, protective glasses, goggles, solid side shields, and face masks with splash shields. Encompass also offers an extensive line of protective apparel.
The Micro-Touch® Nitrile E.P.® is a textured, powder-free nitrile examination glove with an extended cuff for extra protection. FDA-approved for handling chemotherapy drugs, it provides excellent chemical and puncture resistance. The extended cuff provides extra protection over the wrist and arm for healthcare professionals in high-risk clinical settings when dealing with chemotherapy drugs, bodily fluids, and blood-borne pathogens.
The Syntegra SIS Surgical Glove is manufactured with a patented styrene-isoprene-styrene copolymer that lacks processing accelerator chemicals, which have been identified as the cause of most glove-related sensitivities. A chlorination-free formula eliminates the slippery feel and strong odor often associated with chlorinated gloves.
Nixon Uniform Service & Medical Wear specializes in cost effective, one-stop medical textile rental programs in the Mid-Atlantic market. Designed to uphold a professional image, support OSHA compliance efforts, and improve patient satisfaction, these rental programs meet the needs of today’s leading surgical facilities.
Protection Plus Apparel is a complete line of latex-free isolation and procedure gowns, lab coats, jackets, and coveralls. All of these products are available in a wide variety of styles, colors, and sizes to fit any application. Other products in the line include bouffant caps, surgeon’s caps, shoe covers, aprons and protective sleeves.
Cardinal Health is now offering 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 manufactures with a proprietary formula that protects, restores, moisturizes and soothes hands.
CLINIMED is currently offering a new line of Disposable Bipolar Forceps. These new instruments are compatible with all of the major manufacturers of equipment.
The SBI Universal Hand System (UHS) is a multi-use modular hand fixation system. The UHS materials platform is ‘cold-worked’ 316L stainless steel, consisting of three implant modules (1.5 mm, 2.0 mm, and 2.4mm) with full instrumentation and a K-wire module with color coded titanium wires in various sizes and styles.
The Ergon ICU Detachable IV Pole from Skytron takes the work and worry out of handling IV Solutions and Pumps during transport of patients to and from the ICU. The ICU Ergon Skyboom IV Pole is lightweight, portable and can be quickly detached and placed on the patient’s ICU bed for transport, significantly reducing the number of ICU staff required to move the patient as well as improving patient safety during transport.