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.

CenTrak Differential Air Pressure Sensor

CenTrak Differential Air Pressure Sensor

CenTrak’s Differential Air Pressure Sensor offers a reliable and cost-effective solution to meet regulatory requirements and protect patients from environmental contagions. Leveraging wireless networks, the sensor is easily installed to monitor airflow. If air pressure differentials are outside of the preconfigured range, customizable alerts can be transmitted via email and SMS, in addition to local audible tones and LED lights. Automatic data collection and report generation eliminates human error and the cost of manual documentation. In addition to operating rooms, CenTrak DAP sensors are used in isolation rooms, sterile processing departments and hospital pharmacies.



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