Autoclave

Everything About Autoclaves

What is an autoclave?

Autoclaves are also known as steam sterilizers, and are typically used for healthcare or industrial applications. An autoclave is a machine that uses steam under pressure to kill harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi, and spores on items that are placed inside a pressure vessel. The items are heated to an appropriate sterilization temperature for a given amount of time. The moisture in the steam efficiently transfers heat... Read More


What is a Surgical Boom?

What is a Surgical Boom?

why are surgical booms important?

Surgical booms, also known as equipment booms, provide support for other equipment throughout the Operating Room. A surgical boom is designed to ergonomically centralize all surgical support equipment and utility services for OR staff. Booms are used in healthcare facilities where there is a need for access to medical gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide, electrical power and audio-visual data services. By keeping cords out of the way of surgical staff, surgical booms reduce trip hazards. Most surgical booms also.... Read More


Benefits of Hybrid Operating Room

What is a Hybrid Operating Room?

Benefits of Hybrid Operating Room?

A Hybrid Operating Room is a type of advanced procedural space that combines traditional operating room with an image guided interventional suite. This combination allows for highly complex advanced surgical procedures. Not only are the rooms combined but the teams are combined to form a multi-disciplinary group of clinicians prepared for any eventuality. A Hybrid OR is an aseptic environment that combines surgical equipment, instruments, surgical tables, OR lights, equipment management systems, and surgical booms along with fixed advanced imaging systems offering the capability to... Read More


The Complete Guide to Surgical Lights

What is a Chemical Indicator?

Chemical Indicators (CIs), as defined by AAMI and ISO, are devices used to monitor the presence or attainment of one or more of the parameters required for a satisfactory sterilization process or used in a specific test of sterilization equipment. For example, when placed inside packs, CIs are used to confirm that sterilant achieved good penetration in the items being sterilized. CIs are used as... Read More


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