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Italians Share Novel Operating Room Research Using UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced new research demonstrating the UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer’s rapid disinfection of operating rooms between surgical procedures will be presented at this month’s Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Conference.

The Joint Commission issues Sentinel Event Alert on optimizing medication safety with smart infusion pumps

A new Sentinel Event Alert from The Joint Commission, “Optimizing smart infusion pump safety with DERS,” describes how built-in dose error reduction software (DERS) can improve patient safety.

Hensler Bone Press Receives CE Certification

Hensler Surgical Technologies has announced its newly obtained CE mark for the Hensler Bone Press (HBP).

Healthmark Offers New Anti-Fatigue Mat

Healthmark Industries has introduced an Anti-Fatigue Mat to its Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) product line.

Butterfly Steep Trendelenburg Bean Bag Positioner

The David Scott Company created the Butterfly Steep Trendelenburg Bean Bag Positioner in conjunction with a leading Boston based Harvard Medical School Surgeon. The polyurethane positioner is designed as an aid in securing patients when steep Trendelenburg is required and is ideal for Da Vinci Robotic Surgery, the company says. The positioner has wings that will support and cradle the patient around the upper arm and shoulders. These wings can be molded into shoulder bumps to fully expose the surgical site for access as necessary. The Butterfly has six individual, replaceable securing straps than anchor to OR tables side rails and offers IV access to the forearm, while the lower wing protects the patient’s hand and keeps the arm from dropping off the table. The positioner also has a GU style cutout for GYN and a wide cutout around the head for better anesthesiologist access.

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