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Nihon Kohden Launches Life Scope SVM-7200 Series

Nihon Kohden has announced the launch of its Life Scope SVM-7200 Series vital signs monitor, a monitor designed for outpatient facilities and beds that traditionally are not continuously monitored. The monitor allows health care practitioners to quickly and easily...

New PhantomMSK Trauma Application Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance

OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech leader in alignment technology for orthopedic surgery, announces today that its newest application, PhantomMSK Trauma, has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). OrthoGrid Systems’...

AAAHC Offers Transition Resources for Organizations Seeking A New Accreditation Provider

Transitioning to a new accrediting organization can be challenging, with much to consider when making a selection. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has developed tools and programs to help ambulatory health care organizations better...

OR Today, 3M Healthcare Webinar Delivers ‘Great Content’

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.

Span-America’s Sleep Surface Expansion Kit Provides a New Dimension in Caregiving

Span-America Medical Systems Inc. introduces a 42-inch expander kit for its Rexx and Advantage models following the recent introduction of its premium Encore bed with advanced caregiving features such as on-board ReadyWide sleep surface expansion.

Engineered for easy attachment and sturdy support, the new expanders allow the Q-Series beds to provide increased user comfort and an added level of safety during repositioning. Published studies indicate that a wider sleeping surface can reduce the risk of falls, particularly in residents accustomed to sleeping on a common consumer product.

Installation of the expanders is intuitive. The expander units attach and detach without tools following removal of the corner mattress retainers. A spring-loaded latch fastens the expander units securely to the underside of the head, knee and foot decks. The kit includes form-fitted molded foam storage units to support long-term use.

Span’s half-head assist rails – in molded plastic or steel – are fully compatible, fitting to the expander unit before it is attached to the deck.

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