May 2017 Product Picks


Non-Latex Gloves

New MICRO-TOUCH Nitrile Exam Gloves from Ansell feature textured fingertips and offer exceptional comfort by providing great fit, feel, and sensitivity. The gloves boast an industry leading AQL (1.5), are FDA approved for handling certain chemotherapy drugs, and offer an XX-Large size available to better fit your needs.

Ansell’s GAMMEX Non-Latex Underglove joins a specialized range of advanced latex-free and chemical accelerator-free surgical glove solutions, featuring Ansell’s proprietary SENSOPRENE formulation. This dedicated neoprene surgical underglove sets a new standard for allergy management, offering easy identification of a glove breach with its contrasting green color when used with a light colored overglove.


Inspection magnifier for surgical instruments

Healthmark Industries has announced the addition of the Magic Touch Magnifier to their Optical Inspection line. Designed for detailed inspection, the 3.75” x 3.75” x 1.8” Magic Touch has a magnification of 3x and weighs 0.45 lbs. Equipped with three LED lights, the Magic Touch magnifier is a touch activated unit that features an on/off switch for uninterrupted lighting and twist-action focus that allows the user to zoom in for greater detail. The magnifier includes two CR2016 batteries, a zip case and a microfiber lens cloth to help protect the glass lens from dust, debris and scratching.



Healthmark Industries

Universal patient transport system

Joerns Healthcare’s Chauffeur Universal Transport System is a unique four-way directional transport system featuring a new side-to-side drive to improve bed maneuverability, staff efficiency and prevent injury during patient transport. This Chauffer minimizes the effort required to reposition beds in rooms and elevators and reduces the need for two attendants. Hoyer ergonomically inspired handles help staff navigate with reduced effort and fewer staff to meet facility protocols. Strain is also reduced when traveling on an incline or uneven flooring. The Chauffeur Universal Transport System is currently available for purchase on Joerns Healthcare’s Bari10A bariatric bed and for retrofit to the Bari10A and RC1000UB beds. It will also be available on Bari10A and RC1000UB beds.

Joerns Healthcare

Linen Hamper

The new Geerpres Linen Hamper features an unbreakable lid, a virtually silent “soft” and hands-free close, and durability. The tubular steel design is easy-to-clean and eliminates formed-wire frames. Designed for efficiency and safety, the Linen Hamper has a narrower profile, allowing unobstructed pathways and reduced workman’s compensation claims. Other features: unbreakable steel lid with multi-lingual labels for “Soiled Linen”, “Hazardous Waste,” and “Refuse” included, heavy-duty nylon pouch to retain liner(s), locking front casters , protective measures to reduce wall damage,  and heavy-duty nylon bag option. Hamper comes with a 2-year warranty.



smART Kit for radial arterial catheterization

Centurion Medical Products’ new smART Kit for radial arterial catheterization positively impacts hospital arterial line placement protocols and budgets by decreasing procedure preparation time, eliminating wasted materials, and advancing innovation that may reduce infection risk. The smART Kit includes everything a clinician needs for placing an arterial line: adjustable armboard for quick wrist positioning; dual-perforated fenestrated drape creates a maximal barrier; Centurion radial arterial line with removable guidewire and DualFlash; ClearShield sterile saline syringe included inside the kit prevents possible field; and SorbaView SHIELD securement dressing.


Centurion Medical Products

Clipless, heavy-duty woven bandage

Tetra Medical Supply Corp., has launched a new Tetra-Flex CF (Clip Free) woven elastic bandage. The heavy-duty woven bandage is made of a premium weave of spandex and selected long staple cotton and a re-engineered self-closure system, making it quick and easy for clinicians and patients to use. Hospitals, orthopedic surgeons/clinics, head athletic trainers, sports medicine doctors, and vein clinics often consider this bandage’s compression characteristics and durability critical to post-op procedures or treatment. Its design eliminates the need for tape or clips to keep it secure and in place, allowing it to be re-adjusted easily. The latex free bandage is available in sterile and non-sterile options, and in a variety of lengths and widths.

Tetra Medical Supply Corp.


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