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Research: Medical Instrument Processing Personnel May Be Exposed to Tissue, Blood and Patient Fluids Despite PPE

“This pilot documented substantial splashing and droplet dispersal during manual cleaning of medical instruments, and personnel got wet even though they were wearing all the recommended PPE,”

New Scrubs Made of Bacteria-Killing Textile

Livinguard, a Swiss-based leader in self-disinfecting hygiene technology, has launched an apparel line of permanent self-disinfecting scrubs, underscrubs and lab coats utilizing its EPA-registered bacteria-killing textile. Livinguard scrubs, that continuously...

Finnish Startup Surgify Shares New Bone Cutting Technology

Finnish startup Surgify – that recently launched an all-new and innovative surgical technology that allows surgeons to perform surgical operations on bones faster and safer – has seen its first use cases on patients, according to a news release. The first surgeries...

The Four Assumptions of Nursing Competency

Certificates have long been used to signify accomplishments such as earning a credential like CNOR or CNAMB. But significant changes in documentation and verification processes are on the horizon.

Ansell Gammex Burn-Wound Treatment Solutions

annelAnsell is changing the dressing treatment paradigm with novel, fully customizable solutions for the hard to dress areas in burn and wound. The company is now launching foot/ankle and mask products to its line of glove and finger dressings. GAMMEX® Outer Dressings advanced technology use a custom blended fabric that provides superior wicking, stretch, and 2x absorption than gauze for better fluid management resulting in fewer dressing changes, better range of motion, and improved patient comfort. GAMMEX® Outer dressings are compatible with any contact dressing, including creams. They replace traditional wraps with form fitting garments for fast, easy, and reliable dressing placement across all provider levels. GAMMEX® Silver Barrier dressings feature the first fully-customizable solutions with Velcro™ closures for adjustable compression and localized wound evaluation. The unique design of each dressing provides better patient comfort, easier application, enhanced mobility, and a cost competitive alternative to other Silver dressings. The launch includes four products compatible across treatments: GAMMEX® Silver Barrier Foot, Silver Barrier Mask, Outer Foot Dressing, and Outer Mask Dressings.

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