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Post-Op Bariatric Positioner

May 12, 2006 12:08 pm | AliMed, Inc. | Comments

The Popitz Sniff Positioner, a specially designed ribbed-foam support pillow, has an added benefit of reducing the incidence of sleep apnea in bariatric patients. This is helpful to this population and the nurses who care for them following weight-loss surgery, as most facilities do not allow the use of C-PAP machines by these patients during the first few post-op days due to the increased risk of esophageal rupture.

Bariatric Transport Chair

May 12, 2006 12:07 pm | Gendron, Inc. | Comments

The electrically operated Extra Care Bariatric Transport Chair can accommodate patients weighing up to 850 pounds and can be adjusted to a reclining position for easy patient access. It has drop down side rails, independently elevated leg rests, and eight-inch all-surface casters for easy transport.

Bariatric Pressure Reduction Pads

May 12, 2006 12:00 pm | Action Products, Inc. | Comments

Clinically effective to 500 pounds, 30-inch wide Action® G2 Bariatric Composite Pads increase protection for bariatric patients. Featuring a Shear Smart® Akton® polymer surface atop a high-density viscofoam base, its low-profile design improves patient stability and surgeon access. Three-, five- and six-piece sets sold with a one-year warranty.


Instrument Maintenance Tags

May 12, 2006 11:59 am | Health Care Logistics | Comments

These “Repair” and “Sharpen” tags call attention to devices in need of maintenance. Ideal for operating rooms, nurses stations, emergency rooms, these colored tags make it possible to quickly and easily identify, at a glance, instruments that need to be serviced. Repair tags are red and Sharpen tags are blue.

Customized Medication Label System

May 12, 2006 11:59 am | Xodus Medical | Comments

The Patient SAF-T Label System™ is a use-friendly system allows users to customize medication labels online at, via phone or via fax, and receive a free sample of your custom labels. There are a variety of label options to chose from such as label background color, text color, text, preprinted labels, blank labels, large labels (medicine cups, bowls and basins), small labels (syringes), or a combination of these with no limit on sheets per pack.

Donor Lamella Inserting Forceps

May 12, 2006 11:59 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

The new Rosenwasser forceps (K5-8010) was designed for inserting the donor tissue during lamellar surgery. It features very thin vaulted shanks and a unique pre-calibrated heel stop. This design prevents the tips from completely closing, providing enough space to securely hold the folded endothelial tissue without crushing it.

Instrument Tape Organizer

May 12, 2006 11:59 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Comments

The Instrument Tape Carousel holds up to 12 rolls of surgical instrument marking tape and has a reservoir to hold instrument tip protectors. This provides those processing the instruments with a convenient method to tape and protect them. The Instrument Tape Carousel is made from a medical grade polymer and rotates to provide easy access to all tape colors.

Pressure Relief Pad

May 12, 2006 11:59 am | Talley Medical | Comments

The TABLEGARD® Dynamic Pad is specifically designed and sized for operating tables and stretchers. It features 29 specially designed air cells optimized for pressure relief and patient stability. The TABLEGARD utilizes a dynamic peristaltic air pressure cycle which assists in the prevention of pressure damage.


New Purple Shippert Catalog

May 12, 2006 11:59 am | Comments

All of the best medical supplies and instruments that Shippert Medical has been supplying for the past 25 years, plus many new products in Aquaplast splinting, Bovie electrocautery, disposable scalpels, Veronique garments, and a complete line of liposuction products. Cost effective innovation can always be found with Shippert’s quality products that are ISO Certified and CE Marked.

Pressure Reduction Table Pads

May 12, 2006 11:58 am | Action Products, Inc. | Comments

The Action® G2 Composite Pad can help improve the comfort and safety of patients weighing up to 500 pounds. The Shear Smart® surface of Akton® dry polymer protects skin integrity while the high-density viscofoam base immerses the patient to improve pressure reduction. Its low-profile design improves patient stability and surgeon access.

Back & Leg Table Extensions

May 12, 2006 11:58 am | Skytron | Comments

These 40-inch Carbon Fiber Back or Leg Extension provides completely metal free imaging of upper and/or lower body surgical procedures with a C-arm. The Carbon Fiber Extension is light weight and easy to install on several Skytron surgical tables, including the Hercules 6700B and UltraSlide 3600B.

Waterproof Medication Labels

May 12, 2006 11:56 am | Comments

Presource® Standard Medication Label Sheets help health-care providers comply with Requirement 3D of the JCAHO 2006 National Patient Goals. These waterproof label sheets meet the varying needs of the Operating Room, Labor and Delivery, and the Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs. The labels can be placed in custom procedure packs or purchased as single sterile items.

IV Tower

May 12, 2006 11:56 am | Allen Medical Systems | Comments

This IV Tower is designed with a "Lift-Assist" feature that neutralizes irrigation bag weight. Four independently adjustable hooks each safely support up to 10,000 cc of fluid. Comfortable, quick-release knobs permit vertical adjustment of hangers from 5.5 feet to 8.5 feet. This nurse-friendly design makes it easy for all personnel to change irrigation bags.

Economy Utility Shears

May 12, 2006 11:56 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Comments

These utility shears are available in an assortment of twelve different colored handles, making them easily identifiable by department or user. The shears are available in 5.5-inch and 7.5-inch lengths and are able to cut heavy bandages, surgical drapes, and clothing. They feature large ring handles for a comfortable grip, are fully autoclavable, and are economically priced.

Tourniquets Systems

May 12, 2006 11:56 am | Instrumed, Inc. | Comments

SmartPump® tourniquets feature automatic intraoperative documentation, optimal performance, long battery life, and intuitive controls. SmartPumps automatically document intraoperative tourniquet data in the form of a Tourniquet Report. This AORN compliant report is printed on a two- by three-inch self-adhesive label, which attaches to the patient record.


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