“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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.