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Bledsoe Aligner OA Brace

Description:... or post-injury application following lateral collateral ligament injury or reconstruction to help relieve stress on these healing ... or post-injury application following lateral collateral ligament injury or reconstruction to help relieve stress on these healing structures. ...
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

CairCooler

Description:... used as a therapeutic tool, particularly for the control of fever. Inducing mild hypothermia is now widely used as a treatment for traumatic brain injury and ischaemic stroke. Recently, research has indicated that mild therapeutic hypothermia may improve neurological outcome after cardiac ....
Company:Actamed

BD Vacutainer™ Plastic Clad Microhematocrit Tubes

Description:... BD plastic-coated micro-hematocrit capillary tubes help protect healthcare workers from accidental injury during some of the most common medical procedures. Each BD plastic-coated micro-hematocrit is encased in a film of mylar so thin that it does not ...
Company:BD Diagnostic Systems

CRP, Ultra-Sensitive ELISA Test

Description:... rapidly after stimulation and then decrease rapidly with a short half-life. [1,2] Determination of serum CRP aids in the monitoring of the amount of injury to body tissue. Quantitative measurement of CRP in serum has been found to be useful in the evaluation of a variety of conditions such as, ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

First Step Select® Heavy Duty

Description:... PRECAUTION Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints. Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

MaxxAir ETS™

Description:... PRECAUTIONS Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints. Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

AirMaxxis™

Description:... PRECAUTION: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints. Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

Maxxis™ 400

Description:... PRECAUTION: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

Maxxis™ 300

Description:... PRECAUTION: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

BariMaxx™ II

Description:... PRECAUTION: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

BariMaxx™

Description:... PRECAUTION: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints. Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

BariKare® with AtmosAir®

Description:... PRECAUTIONS: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints. Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

BariAir® Therapy System

Description:... PRECAUTIONS: Side Rails and Restraints - Use or non-use of restraints, including side rails, can be critical to patient safety. WARNING: Serious injury or death can result from the use (potential entrapment) or non-use (potential patient falls) of side rails or other restraints. Patient Migration - ...
Company:Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

TotalCare® Bariatric Bed

Description:... of a button. FullChair® Chair Egress Position Mechanism This simple mechanism facilitates foot-of-bed or side egress reducing the risk of injury to patients and caregivers. Based on their capabilities, the patient has the option of exiting from the foot of the bed or the side. ...
Company:Hill-Rom Services, Inc.

New Cardiff Acuity Test Set

Description:... measurement in children aged 1 to 3 years. The test is also helpful with other age groups with intellectual impairment, dementia, head injury or ...
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

NGAL ELISA Kit

Description:... culture media. NGAL (neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin) is dramatically increased, especially in urine, as early as 2 hours after renal injury and in ongoing renal repair processes. NGAL expression in plasma or urine levels may also be increased in inflammatory or infective conditions and ...
Company:AntibodyShop A/S

Surgicutt Bleeding Time Devices

Description:... the clean, surgical incision minimizes skin trauma and scarring. The blade permanently retracts after the device is triggered, eliminating potential injury from an exposed, contaminated ....
Company:ITC

Innotrac Aio! cardiac marker assays

Description:... available on the Innotrac Aio! immunoassay system. Cardiac Troponin I (cTnI) is a marker with very high sensitivity and specificity for myocardial injury (MI). Myoglobin appears very soon following AMI. CK-MB (mass) is a traditional marker of cardiac ....
Company:Innotrac Diagnostics

SP Walker™

Description:... or calf circumference prohibits them from using a standard height walker. Each SP Walker is engineered for patient comfort while providing superior injury protection, support, and edema reduction. The Walkers low rocker sole promotes more natural ambulation for improved mobility while the generous foot ...
Company:Aircast

ThumSaver™ CMC Short

Description:... Ultra-thin, light weight and strong, the ThumSaver CMC Short lessens symptoms of arthritis, tendinitis or ligament injury at the CMC and/or MP joints of the thumb. The ThumSaver CMC Short allows partial wrist motion and full IP joint motion for function. Includes felt ...
Company:3-Point Products

Finger Sled

Description:... cushioning and non-slip fit. FingerSled splints can be worn at night to lessen stress on fingers with Osteoarthritis, for correction following injury to the PIP joint or DIP joint of the fingers. Use after surgery to repair collateral ligament injuries. Each FingerSled Splint can be used to correct ...
Company:3-Point Products

FoamWrap™ Final Flexion Wrap

Description:... FoamWrap Final Flexion Wraps restore full PIP joint or DIP joint flexion following injury or when lost due to arthritic changes. Unparalleled in comfort and softness, the breathable, foam-lined material hugs the finger to prevent slipping ...
Company:3-Point Products

Oval-8™ Ring Splints

Description:... distribute pressure. The 3-point pressure design makes them the most versatile ring splint available. Whether using Oval-8 rings to support an acute injury or for long-term use to correct arthritic deformities, Oval-8 splints are long lasting, stain-resistant and comfortable to wear in any temperature. ...
Company:3-Point Products

Flex

Description:... and high contact/impact activities Post-op, rehab and functional support with ROM control for patients requiring long-term support [>4 weeks after injury or surgery] not provided by disposable post-operative braces or immobilizers ...
Company:Innovation Sports

Flex Sport

Description:... and high contact/impact activities Post-op, rehab and functional support with ROM control for patients requiring long-term support [>4 weeks after injury or surgery] not provided by disposable post-operative braces or immobilizers ...
Company:Innovation Sports

Deluxe Knee Immobilizer

Description:... The Deluxe Knee Immobilizer provides superb lightweight immobilization following injury or surgery. It is available in a wide array of sizes for excellent comfort and ....
Company:DJO Incorporated

Lerman Shoulder

Description:... or soft tissue repairs. This brace allows the shoulder to be positioned in external, neutral or internal rotation. Following brachial plexus injury this orthosis can be used to prevent further stretch during the healing process and can position the hand for functional ....
Company:DJO Incorporated

AC Sport Brace

Description:... additional arm support and helps to unload the waist strap. In addition, the placement of the sling enables it to apply additional compression to the injury ....
Company:Aircast

Mayo Clinic Elbow Brace

Description:... comfort and avoid pressure points. The brace is used immediately after surgery to protect and immobilize the elbow joint. In the immediate post injury or post surgical period, the brace may be used to comfortably immobilize the elbow due to the effectiveness of the aircell strapping systems. ...
Company:Aircast

Allsport Ankle Ortho II

Description:... Allsport Ankle Ortho II is effective for acute, rehabilitation, and long-term ankle management. Provides support to help prevent injury and reinjury of ankle. Patented anatomical design provides exceptional support for medial and lateral instability, yet allows increased dorsiflexion ...
Company:AliMed, Inc.

VERSAPORT™ Plus V2 RT (Single Use Obturators)

Description:... PLUS seal. Upon entry into a free space in the abdominal or chest cavity, the shield advances to cover the linear blade, reducing the potential for injury to internal structures. The VERSAPORT™ PLUS RT reusable titanium cannula is available in two (2) variations, plain cannula and integral grip ...
Company:Autosuture

VERSAPORT™ Plus RPF (Single Use Converterless Trocar System)

Description:... Upon entry into a free space in the abdominal or chest cavity, the shield advances to cover the pyramidal trocar tip, reducing the potential for injury to internal structures. The trocar sleeve contains an internal seal to prevent gas leakage when instruments are inserted or withdrawn, without loss ...
Company:Autosuture

VERSAPORT™ Plus V2 (Single Use Converterless Trocar System)

Description:... shield. Upon entry into a free space in the abdominal or chest cavity, the shield advances to cover the linear blade, reducing the potential for injury to internal structures. The trocar sleeve contains an internal seal to prevent gas leakage when instruments are inserted or withdrawn, without loss ...
Company:Autosuture

MULTI-LINK MINI VISIONCoronary Stent System

Description:... allows the ML MINI VISION to have remarkably thin struts and a low stent metal volume, thus creating a highly deliverable stent. Less metal, less injury enhanced confidence for excellent outcomes in small vessel treatment. The Guidant MULTI-LINK MINI VISION RX and Guidant MULTI-LINK MINI VISION OTW ...
Company:Guidant Corporation

AIM Titanium Humeral Nail System

Description:... adequate planning should be used to minimize difficulties. Rotator cuff injury, proximal humerus articular cartilage destruction, radial nerve injury and extension of comminution are all possible complications of this procedure. ...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Statscan Critical Imaging System

Description:... of bariatric patients. Statscan's high throughput patient triage capabilities make it an exceptional tool for Disaster and Military-related patient injury ....
Company:Lodox Systems

Tapered Retractor Blades

Description:... designed for the retraction of nerves, vessels, tissue, and basal lesions, as well as the brain. Equalizes brain retraction pressure. Decreases shear injury to brain along side edge of retractor. Used in conjunction with the Budde Halo Retractor. Range of blade sizes from 1/4" to 1" wide and 2 mm and 4 mm ...
Company:Schaerer Mayfield USA, Inc.

Budde Retractor Blades

Description:... retraction of nerves, vessels, delicate tissue and basal lesions, as well as brain retraction. Equalized brain retraction pressure. Decreased shear injury along side edge of retractor. Range of blade sizes from 1/4" to 1" wide. Quick change and release, malleable material allows preferred contour. Used ...
Company:Integra LifeSciences Corporation

Hooked Micro-Retractor Blades

Description:... designed for the retraction of nerves, vessels, tissue, and basal lesions, as well as the brain. Equalizes brain retraction pressure. Decreases shear injury to brain along side edge of retractor. Used in conjunction with the Budde Halo Retractor. Range of blade sizes from 1/4" to 1" wide and 2 mm and 4 mm ...
Company:Schaerer Mayfield USA, Inc.
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