Visit Latex surgical gloven Ansell’s new Encore Hydra-Soft latex surgical glove is powderfree and features a handfriendlycoating that moisturizesthe skin. Encore HydraSoft alsofeatures other infection controlinnovations, including Ansell’spatent-pending SureFit technology,which provides surgeons,nurses, and other healthcare professionalswith barrier protectionduring operating room procedures.
Latex surgical gloven Ansell’s new Encore Hydra-Soft latex surgical glove is powderfree and features a handfriendlycoating that moisturizesthe skin. Encore HydraSoft alsofeatures other infection controlinnovations, including Ansell’spatent-pending SureFit technology,which provides surgeons,nurses, and other healthcare professionalswith barrier protectionduring operating room procedures.The glove’s hydrating coatingtechnology helps to maintainthe skin’s natural barrier function,helping to prevent the onsetof contact dermatitis.For more information, contactAnsell at 1-800-952-9916 or http://www.ansell.com.
Cardinal Health, Inc., hascreated the Texium closed maleluer, technology that, when partneredwith a SmartSite needlefreevalve, can help healthcareworkers safely handle hazardousdrugs. The Texium closed maleluer helps address safety concernsby providing the followingfeatures: no-drip-tip technologyto help prevent drips, spillage,and surface contamination; lockand-go design, which provides a fast and easy connection to theSmartSite needle-free valve toachieve a closed system; a passivesafety system that closesupon disconnection to help preventexposure and protect againstfree-flow; and an automatic safetylock, which provides for safetransport of hazardous drugswhen attached to a syringe.For more information, contactCardinal Health at 1-800-964-5227 or http://www.cardinalhealth.com.
Health Care Logistics
announces its new Washable Computer Keyboard, whichoffers an easy, economical solution for cleaning this bacterialbreeding ground. Immerse the entire keyboard, run it under a faucet, or spray the keys with an antibacterial solution for instant disinfecting results. SpillSeal technology,featuring individuallysealed keys, makes this method of infection control possible. The Washable Computer Keyboard is an added method of infection control in all healthcare environments.Installation is easy and requires no additional software with Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP.
For more information, contact Health Care Logistics at 1-800-848-1633 or http://www.healthcarelogistics.com.
EPS, Inc., has added six sizes of disposable beakers to its growing line of compounding and dispensing accessories. Ranging from 50 mL to 1,000 mL, the beakers are manufactured with a tri-sided design and notched corners for easy pouring to minimize spillage.Made from durable, translucent polypropylene, the beakers are resistant to most acids and bases. Graduations, in both ounces and milliliters, are formed into the beaker so they won’t deteriorate, allowing fluid levels to be easily seen. Flat bottoms reduce the possibilityof tipping and allow for simple stacking and storage.For more information, contact EPS, Inc., at 1-800-523-8966 or http://www.medidose.com.
Healthpoint,Ltd., announcesthe availabilityof SurgiceptWaterless SurgicalHand Antiseptic.Surgicept goeson quickly, isfast drying,and has receivedexcep-tional customer feedback anduser acceptance—factors that canincrease compliance with infectionprevention protocols. Surgiceptis easy to apply. The rapiddryingformulation is designed tominimize sticky buildup and slippingunder gloves and to improve skin condition. This promotes better compliance in surgical hand asepsis, which could lead toa reduction in surgical site infections.For more information, contact Healthpoint at 1-800-441-8227 or http://www.healthpoint.com.
Sage’s Toothette Oral Care products have new spacesaving packaging that hangs virtually anywhere (such as walls, I.V. poles, or bed rails). For easier use, setup instructions are illustrated—large and in three simple steps—on every package.New, easy-burst packets premoisten tools with cleansing solution. The industry’s only covered Yankauer has been redesigned for gentle suctioning with increased durability. And a new length of stay Yankauer holder mounts anywhere to eliminate storing Yankauer suction instruments on areas of potential contamination
(such as under pillows).For more information, contact Sage at 1-800-323-2220 or http://www.sageproducts.com.
IntelliDOT Corp. announced that it’s partnering with Health Management Associates (HMA) to provide its handheld bedside medication administration barcode scanning technology, the
CAREt System, to HMA hospitals.The CAREt System is the first nurse-centered work flow manager to connect caregivers with the information systems they need at the point of care. Built on a
design that complements the way nurses work, the CAREt System provides a straightforward user interface that supports a comprehensive approach to medication safety and documentation at the bedside, in a variety of healthcare settings. The integrated hardware and software solution provided by IntelliDOT results in a cost-effective “smart hardware” system for hospitals looking for a customized design for caregivers at the bedside.By scanning a patient wristband,the CAREt Handheld guides the nurse through all required medication administration and documentation tasks that have accumulated for a patient. Information is clear,organized, and delivered right into the caregiver’s hand, right when it’s needed. For more information, contact IntelliDOT at 858-746-3100 or http://www.intellidot.net.
Saitek Industries, Ltd.,announced the availability of its backlit keyboard, the EclipseRed, a slim computer keyboard with backlighting that shines through laser-etched keys, targeted to the medical community.The illuminated console allowsthe keyboard to be easily used in dimly lit corridors or any type of low-light/no-light situation.Solidly constructed from highquality materials, including stylish dark-gray casing and silver keys, the Eclipse’s weighted base and large rubber feet keep it firmly planted to desk or cart,and cushioned, silent keys mean
hours of fatigue-free use. The keyboard is available immediately at estimated pricing of $60.Bulk discounts may be available.For more information, contact Saitek at 310-212-5412 or http://www.saitekusa.com.