Infection Control Today

OCT 2018

ICT delivers to infection preventionists & their colleagues in the operating room, sterile processing/central sterile, environmental services & materials management, timely & relevant news, trends & information impacting the profession & the industry

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www.infectioncontroltoday.com 36 product locator ICT October 2018 LED 4X Magnifer Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. announces the LED 4x Magnifer has been added to its ProSys™ Optical Inspection product line. Visual inspection of items can be challenging, which is why the LED 4x Magnifer has been specifcally designed. Equipped with a 72mm diameter lens for up close visual inspection for potential damage and residual soil after cleaning. The lightweight 85mm x 85mm x 60mm magnifer comes with four white LED lights featuring three levels of brightness, four times the magnifcation for easy and thorough inspection, including as directed for enhanced visual inspection of certain robotic instrumentation. www.hmark.com or (800) 521-6224 AdvaCare™ Disinfectant AdvaCare™ Disinfectant is an EPA-registered laundry disinfectant oxidizer with kill claims against 11 microorganisms(1) of concern on healthcare linen, including C. diffcile; the No. 1 U.S. healthcare-asso- ciated infectious microorganism. AdvaCare Disinfectant outperforms chlorine and peroxide for disinfecting, whiteness, extending linen life, sustainability and overall effectiveness. Partner with your laundry provider to comprehensively protect your patients by disinfecting the linen they heal on, with Ecolab's AdvaCare Disinfectant. Reference 1. AdvaCare™ Disinfectant is an EPA-registered laundry disinfectant which is utilized in the wash process as an antimicrobial intervention and allows you to disinfect healthcare linens at temperatures as low as 140°F for 5 minutes. AdvaCare™ Disinfectant has kill claims for Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, methi- cillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA), Salmonella enterica, HIV-1 (AIDS) virus, Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae (KPC), Enterococcus faecalis – VRE, Clostridium diffcile. Follow EPA label guidance for time, temperature and concentration requirements. The Clostridium diffcile claim is currently being reviewed by the state agencies including the California Department of Pesticide Registration (CDPR). (800) 553-8683 or email laundry@ecolab.com PICO NPWT Smith & Nephew announces the publication of a recent meta-analysis of 16 studies that demonstrated the prophylactic application of PICO negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) on surgical site incisions signifcantly reduced SSIs, wound dehiscence and length of stay when compared to standard care. According to the meta-analysis, using PICO with AIRLOCK Technology signifcantly reduced the rate of surgical site complications by 58 percent and the rate of dehiscence by 26 percent. PICO-treated patients spent half a day less in hospital on average. The PICO Single Use NPWT system is being investigated in a number of further clinical trials worldwide. Reference: Strugala V. and Martin R. Meta-analysis of comparative trials evaluating a prophylactic single-use negative pressure wound therapy system for the prevention of surgical site complications. Surgical Infections (2017). DOI 10.1089/sur.2017.156 http://www.smith-nephew.com/strugala/ To submit a product for consideration in this section, send a short description and product photo to kelly.pyrek@informa.com ECO PULL Dispenser System Halyard Health introduces a new ECO PULL Dispenser System to reduce glove waste and contamination in healthcare environments. The ECO PULL Dispenser System is designed to provide consistently easy access to gloves, ensuring that one glove is dispensed at a time, helping to reduce waste and cross-contamination. When compared to common glove dispensers, the ECO PULL Dispenser System reduces multiple dispensing by 50 percent, and the total waste by more than 80 percent. The system's patent pending design continuously lifts gloves to the top as each pair is removed; this eliminates the need to reach into the box, reducing the transfer of contaminates from users onto gloves remaining in the dispenser. Study data shows that gloves within the ECO PULL Dispenser System exhibit nearly 50 percent less contamination compared to gloves in common flm-covered dispensers. https://www.halyardhealth.com/fnd-a-sales-rep.aspx

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