The SporView PA Culture Set is the fastest Biological Indicator for monitoring the STERIS SYSTEM 1 sterilizer. It offers reduced incubation time (24 hours versus 7 days), improved storage (room temperature vs. refrigeration) and is available from your Prime Vendor. SPSmedical is the largest sterilizer testing laboratory in North America and sells a complete line of sterility assurance products including biological indicators, chemical indicators, integrators, Bowie-Dick test packs, packaging and recordkeeping products.
Spectrum’s complete line of surgical instrument stringers assists in tray assembly by holding all ring handled instruments in an open and organized fashion. This helps to save space and keep the instruments in order, while keeping the instruments open during sterilization. Made from surgical stainless steel, Spectrum offers eight styles of stringer including quick racks, T-Shaped, U-Shaped, Open-Ended, End Gate, Center Locking, Center Locking with Hook, and Bunt Rings.
PhatWare offers intuitive handwriting recognition software for Pocket PCs (called CalliGrapher) and Tablet and Desktop PCs (called PenOffice). The software recognizes print and cursive handwriting, or a mixture of both. It also has an auto corrector, customizable keyboards, multilingual support, and many more features.
Metrex has introduced MetriDry, the latest addition to their integrated system of products designed for automated washers. The MetriDry Drying Agent speeds the drying time of and reduces water spotting on carts. The new drying agent is available in 5- and 15-gallon drums. In addition, Metrex has a full range of precleaners, detergents and lubricants.
Qosina’s eye shields and full-face shields can be worn over surgical masks or eyeglasses. The downward angle of the shield protects wearer from splashes and sprays. Top and bottom openings prevent fogging by allowing air to circulate and do not block peripheral vision. These disposable full-face and eye shields have a distortion-free optical grade lens and are sold with a removable protective film to prevent scratches.
Spartan Chemical has recently introduced a new and improved Antiseptic Hand Cleanser, a germ fighting formula that meets the hand care needs of institutional and industrial personnel. The new formula has many benefits including; more Chloroxylenol for greater bacteria killing power, a thicker formula to produce a thicker lather, a new pleasant, clean-smelling fragrance, and a new pale mint green color.
Keeler has launched two new diagnostic wall units for use in hospital wards, surgeries, and casualty departments. Fitted with lockable heads and handle fittings, they are designed to hold hand-held diagnostic instruments securely in place. Both models feature a Practitioner ophthalmoscope with a lens range of +40D to -25D; a fiberoptic otoscope; and a Dispos-a-Spec fitted with disposable specula in four size ranges: 2.
The sturdy, well designed Instrument Tape Carousel holds up to 12 rolls of surgical instrument marking tape. In addition, the carousel has been designed with a reservoir to hold instrument tip protectors, providing those processing the instruments with a convenient method to tape and protect them.
The QuickWire of open storage products is ideal for central supply or general bulk storage items in any healthcare facility. QuickWire product include open wire mobile carts, wire shelving racks, and an aisle-saving, high-density floor track system. These storage solutions can be assembled by simply connecting four wire shelves to four metal posts.
Self-adhesive STRIP-T’S hold and organize all surgical tubes, scopes, and instruments any place on the surgical field. These inexpensive devices can hold equipment for less than the cost of tape, pouches or drapes. The STRIP-T’S also reduce the cost of replacing tubes, costly disposable suctions, surgical scopes and Bovies which tend to fall from the operative field.
The Maxenon Xi 300 system includes the HighBeam TriLens Fiber Optic Headlight, which provides an adjustable spot covering twice the area (at a 16 inch working distance) of other comparable headlights. Lightweight, and with a distinctive low profile, the High Beam provides brilliant uniform light and is available with two new headband options: Classic or Sport.
There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states, “To do good work, one must first have good tools.” Naturally, as is the intent of a proverb, there is a deeper meaning to the words than simply the surface text, and the Confucian implications of the statement could well be debated ad nauseam in college dormitories around the globe.
The EQUATOR® Convective Warming System provides Controlled Convective Warming in a compact design. The patented temperature control system ensures the desired therapy setting, while the high air flow distributes the heat across the blanket. Snuggle Warm® Convective Warming Blankets are soft, flexible and durable, and cover a variety of clinical applications including partial and full body warming for all applications.
Bair Hugger Underbody Series blankets are designed to surround patients with forced-air warming while providing clinicians with the flexibility and full patient access necessary for pediatric and adult surgical patients. The lightweight, disposable and latex-free Underbody Series blankets are constructed of durable materials and the patented blanket designs feature fluid outlets to minimize pooling on the blanket’s surface.
CSZ’s Head Wrap and patient vest provide an effective non invasive method of whole body cooling. The Head Wrap has been instrumental in studies utilizing mild hypothermia to treat patients suffering from head trauma, post M.I. and Stroke. It was to design to promote rapid cooling to help reduce brain swelling.