Posts from Month: May 2019

The 5 Reasons Why Every Doctor Needs Specula in Different Sizes

Vaginal specula have existed in some shape or form since the early Roman times. During archaeological excavations, several bronze specula were found among the ruins of Pompeii. Thomas Graves is credited with producing the modern-day speculum design in 1870. Graves tweaked an earlier design created by the controversial “Father of Modern Gynecology”, James Marion Sims….

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obp Launches New and Improved Single-Use, Cordless Surgical Retractor with Integrated Multi-LED Light Source and Dual Smoke Evacuation Channels

obp’s ONETRAC LX delivers a fully integrated cordless surgical retractor designed for surgeons performing demanding procedures requiring greater illumination strength, coverage and duration.   May 29, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time   LAWRENCE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–obp, the leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced the launch of ONETRAC LX, a new…

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The 3 Ways Better Designed Laryngoscopes Save Lives

The 3 Ways Better Designed Laryngoscopes Save Lives

Laryngoscopes are used in medical procedures where the patient’s throat or airway must be accessed. Arguably, the most important use of laryngoscopes is to aid in intubation, either in emergency situations or prior to surgery under general anesthesia. Laryngoscopes are also used during diagnostic laryngoscopies. Laryngoscopy can be performed for several reasons and allows doctors…

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General Awareness and Knowledge of HPV: Do You Know the Facts?

General Awareness and Knowledge of HPV: Do You Know the Facts?

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that can have serious implications on the long-term health of both men and women. However, most people know very little about the dangers, symptoms, and means of transmission for this potentially dangerous illness. Until recently, it was not uncommon for patients to learn of the existence of HPV when…

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preforming surgery without poor illumination

Why Poor Illumination Can Put Your Patients and Your Business at Risk

Lighting does more than illuminate; it boosts form and function, improves safety and security and establishes a favorable environment for work. Operating rooms (OR) around the globe use different lights ranging from decades-old lights to modern technology lights to meet their illumination needs. OR professionals require appropriate surgical lighting-without shadows and glare- to accurately conduct…

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