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Exofin Fusion Redesign Receives FDA Approval

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Encompass Group Introduces Long Sleeve Reversible Unisex Staff Apparel Top

screen-shot-2016-05-06-at-3-19-48-pmEncompass Group is introducing a new Synergy Unisex Long Sleeve Reversible Staff Apparel top (style #46831) to meet the needs of hospital staff that require or desire long sleeves to cover bare arms.

“The purpose for creating this top is based on the recommendations from AORN for the circulating nurse,” Tom Inglis,
Vice President, Product Management, HTX Apparel Encompass Group LLC said. “This long sleeve top will help contain shed of skin cells to prevent contamination in the periop suite and when performing the sterile prep. We have also found that due to the cold atmosphere created in the OR, this will also provide a layer of warmth to the individual.”

Synergy professional apparel blends durability and value with a variety of styles and colors. The Unisex Long Sleeve Reversible top is constructed of time-tested, high-performance 65 poly/35 cotton, stain-release color-fast fabric. It includes a reversible design with a breast pocket on one side or two hip pockets when reversed, and color-coded neckline. Staff can wear the top either side out to meet their preference. It comes in a multitude of colors and in sizes XS-5XL. •

For information, call 800-245-4636 or email




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