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.

Medline – Sterillium® Rub

Medline’s Sterillium® Rub supports hand hygiene efforts to help reduce surgical site infections. The rapid, antiseptic is gentle on a surgeon’s skin but tough on germs. With 85 percent ethyl alcohol, Sterillium Rub® (85% w/w) ensures rapid yet extensive and thorough efficacy. Sterillium Rub meets the United States and international efficacy specifications for surgical hand antisepsis. It is non-drying and formulated with emollients that leave hands feeling soft and smooth. With a 90-second application time, the Sterillium Rub leaves hands less sticky and quick-rub to glove donning. It kills over 99.999% of clinically relevant germs. It is compatible with many surgical gloves, including latex, nitrile and vinyl.



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