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FDA Updates Information on Respirator Decontamination Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reissuing the Emergency Use Authorizations for decontamination systems that are authorized to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for use by healthcare personnel (HCP) to prevent exposure to pathogenic biological...

First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of BCL System

CairnSurgical, Inc., an innovator striving to make breast cancer surgery more precise, announced that the first patient has been treated in its U.S. pivotal trial of the Breast Cancer Locator (BCL) System at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Rush Oak Park Hospital Adopts Surgical Workflow Technology, ExplORer Surgical, Increasing Team Confidence and Reducing OR Challenges

ExplORer Surgical, the only comprehensive intraoperative case support and workflow platform, has reinvented the way surgical support teams prepare and complete effective surgeries with two-way video for case support and remote proctoring to create a digitized playbook.

AORN Releases 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has published the 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice with six revised guidelines.

Ansell’s Gammex Surgical Glove

The Gammex Non-Latex Sensitive surgical glove is the first product from Ansell’s Gammex line available in the U.S. The glove is made with the company’s Sensoprene formulation, designed for tactile sensitivity, strength and comfort. It is up to 30 percent thinner than other brands of gloves, the company says. The glove is also casein-free, which helps minimize allergic reactions, and is coated with CPC-free polymer to help eliminate skin irritation. Company testing has indicated that the glove delivers strong resistance to viral permeation and alcohol-based hand disinfectants.

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