RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

New mobile surgical table

Hill-Rom has designed and developed the new TruSystem 3000 Mobile Operating Table. The introduction of this surgical table enhances the Hill-Rom Surgical Solutions product portfolio by providing a cost-effective, reliable and flexible operating table.
Premium solution to optimise voice assessment

Premium solution to optimise voice assessment

Pentax Medical now offers its HD Stroboscopy system for ENT applications across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The HD Strobe system provides a premium solution to optimise voice assessment, affording six times the image detail of standard-definition video to assist in the detection of subtle pathology.
State-of-the-art radiology facilities

State-of-the-art radiology facilities

Asteral, in partnership with University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) has installed the first of four new digital x-ray rooms at Glenfield Hospital’s radiology department. The Samsung manufactured GC85, distributed by MIS, is one of four rooms that will be installed at the hospital in the next year as part of their Asteral Select contract.

Quality disposable drapes

Elite is a brand new disposable drape range from Guardian Surgical. Designed to prevent infection and control costs, it breaks down the barrier between high quality and price to offer the best possible protection against bacterial migration in high performance surgical procedures, with bursting and tensile strength that exceeds the current market standard.
New non-invasive ventilation mask

New non-invasive ventilation mask

Intersurgical has announced the new VariFit™ non-invasive ventilation (NIV) mask. VariFit™ is a single patient use hospital NIV mask for adult patients.
Effective method of cleaning wounds

Effective method of cleaning wounds

The PathAguard LUCA system, from PENTLAND MEDICAL, is an effective method of cleaning and treating leg ulcers/patient wounds without the risk of spreading infection.

Negative pressure wound therapy recommendation

SMITH & NEPHEWhas welcomed the publication of new global guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) outlining strategies to reduce rates of surgical site infection (SSI).
Point-of-care ultrasound guides decision-making

Point-of-care ultrasound guides decision-making

Point-of-care ultrasound provides valuable additional information in emergency medicine, helping to guide clinical decision-making, and has an important role to play in the emergency department at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. The hospital is currently using SonoSite technology for a variety of applications.
Disinfectant wipe meets new standard

Disinfectant wipe meets new standard

PAL INTERNATIONALhas combined the launch of its latest product with a campaign to raise awareness of the first real-world European test for chemical disinfectant wipes.
New training video to improve safety of swab management

New training video to improve safety of swab management

CENTRAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES (CMS), aspecialist supplier of medical equipment, has launched a new training video for its Swabsafe swab management system, which is now available.

Wound dressing scoops award

HydroClean plus, developed by HARTMANN,has been ranked in the top three dressings worldwide.

Increasing diagnostic accuracy and patient comfort

AQUILANT ENDOSCOPYhas launched the OMOM2 capsule, a light and compact system designed to increase diagnostic accuracy and patient comfort.

Cloud-based integrated image sharing solution

GEHealthcare and Trice Imaging, a cloudbased medical imaging solutions provider, have announced a commercial partnership to provide a new way for clinicians to connect with their colleagues and patients.

New approach to monitoring defibrillation

REMOTE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGIES(RDT), a leading provider of pre-hospital care solutions, previewed its Tempus ALS monitor defibrillator at MEDICA 2016.

Improving assessment of patient health

The assessment of a patient’s state of health and nutritional status is still based on classic vital signs and BMI (Body Mass Index). As critical parameters of body composition are not measured, the opportunities to initiate preventive measures or to optimise treatment remain unused.

Advancing pressure reduction

Preventing pressure ulcers is one of the major safety and cost challenges facing healthcare today, with the condition identified as one of the four common patient harms by the Health Service Thermometer.

Handheld blood testing device

ABBOTT’s i-STAT Alinity System, a handheld blood testing platform, received CE Mark and is now for sale in Europe and other countries that recognise CE Mark.

Negative pressure wound therapy recommendation

SMITH & NEPHEW has welcomed the publication of new global guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) outlining strategies to reduce rates of surgical site infection (SSI).
Infrared vein imager

Infrared vein imager

WARDRAY PREMISEhas been appointed as a distributor of the new IV-eye vein imager. This innovative product helps healthcare professionals find a suitable vein for peripheral venepuncture or cannulation.
New range of healthcare wipes

New range of healthcare wipes

GOJO, known for its Purell brand, has expanded its portfolio and is introducing a new range of products designed to help prevent the transfer of infection at multiple touch points such as bed areas, meal trays and medical equipment.

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