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Kimberly Prinsen, RN, MSN, technical service specialist in the medical solutions division of 3M, explained basic considerations to surgical wound management and how looking deeper than the surface of the skin can protect the patient from complications.

ETHICON LAUNCHES VISTASEAL FIBRIN SEALANT

Many patients today are entering the operating room with multiple factors that can cause disruptive bleeding during surgery, which can be challenging to manage and potentially dangerous. To help address this, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced...

Going digital: Using real data to prevent infection

By Dustin Rahlf, Director of Healthcare Digital Solutions at Ecolab While AI & robot enabled surgeries are capturing headlines, real-time digital dashboards and predictive analytics may be the overshadowed sidekick that enables a safer operating room (OR). It is...

AORN Updates Guideline on Sterilization Packaging

By Susan Klacik The primary objective of sterilization packaging is to maintain the sterile integrity of the packaged contents until they are used. Many factors influence this outcome and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses’ (AORN’s) newly updated...

IMP’s Expand-A-Peg Locking Peg addresses peg ‘wobble’

Innovative Medical Products’ Expand-A-Peg Locking Peg eliminates intra-operative peg motion and disengagement, keeping patients securely in place for the entire surgical procedure.
IMP’s Expand-A-Peg Locking Peg expands the base of the peg while it is set in the pegboard hole with just a twist of the locking mechanism’s cap. The result is a positively secure peg that will not move or dislodge during surgery. The Expand-A-Peg Locking Peg is designed for IMP’s modular MorphBoard Positioning System but is also compatible with most other pegboard systems.

“With traditional pegs, the tendency is for them to move or wobble in the pegboard hole or even come out of the hole entirely during surgery because they have not been seated properly,” said Earl Cole, IMP vice president. “Our locking mechanism completely and securely seats the peg in the hole so that the patient will never lose positioning. This assurance is a huge benefit for the surgeon who doesn’t have to worry about a peg’s dislodging.”

IMP’s gold-colored, aluminum peg locking system comes in four lengths: 8, 9, 12 and 14 inches.

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