The 5 surprising places where superbugs are hiding in your hospital

Avatar
0

New research is helping hospitals find superbugs in places providers hadn’t previously thought to clean. Here are the unexpected places where germs are turning up—and how three hospitals are fighting them, Lucette Lagnado reports for the Wall Street Journal. What’s hiding on that stethoscope? A recent study surprised doctors, residents, and medical students by revealing […]

read more

Fibronectin: The biological velcro

Avatar
0

Abstract This brief review of the salient structural and physiological properties of Fn might leave the impression that this essential glycoprotein leads a Jekyll-and-Hyde existence. In a positive sense, Fn is the foundation of the interstitial matrix and moderates cellular adhesion, migration, and growth as well as maintaining the integrity of basement membranes and mucosal […]

read more

Contamination of Interventional Radiology Lead Aprons by Nosocomial Pathogens

Avatar
0

Lead radiation protection aprons and neck/thyroid shields are used by hospital personnel in rooms where ionizing radiation is present. This study addresses what types of pathogens grow on protective lead aprons and collars. Potential implications of this study include whether or not a policy should be proposed regarding protective lead maintenance and disinfection. Mohamed M […]

read more

Barrier Technologies presents at the Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) 2020

Avatar
0

  Barrier Technologies had the pleasure of presenting at the Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) at the Orange County convention center in Orlando, from January 18th– 22nd of 2020. As one of the world’s leading veterinary conferences on the east coast, VMX was an extraordinary event to be a part of. Barrier Technologies & team […]

read more

Regulatory Compliance for Prop65

Avatar
0

California’s Prop 65 Barrier Technologies products and California’s Proposition 65 California passed Proposition 65 in 1985 in an effort to keep California residents educated about the potential risk of exposure to many diverse types of chemicals and ingredients found in various foods and other products. Recently California made it mandatory that products that contain any […]

read more

Radiation Cataractogenesis: The Progression of Our Understanding and Its Clinical Consequences

Avatar
0
Radiation Cataractogenesis: The Progression of Our Understanding and Its Clinical Consequences

ABSTRACT | In the high-volume and increasingly complex world of image-guided therapy and medical imaging, awareness of the potential risks secondary to occupational radiation exposure in medical professionals needs greater focus. One of these risks is radiation-induced cataracts, a recently recognized entity, which may impact the physician’s professional proficiency, quality of life, and career span. […]

read more

Mentice and Barrier Technologies at SIR 2017

Avatar
0
Mentice and Barrier Technologies at SIR 2017

SIR 2017, the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology was held March 4-9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Mentice and Barrier Technologies joined forces to present radiation safety solutions. Mentice showcased their ‘Radiation Safety’ software, an add-on compatible with all Mentice endovascular training software modules. Barrier Technologies […]

read more

Unique X-Ray Apron Innovates Patient Health & Safety

Avatar
0
Unique X-Ray Apron Innovates Patient Health & Safety

First Ever Machine-Washable, Lead-Free Dental X-Ray Apron The Secure Shield™ lead-free dental apron is the only machine-washable dental x-ray garment on the market, providing superior protection from cross-contamination. Barrier Technologies April 14, 2015 9:55 AM DAVIE, Fla., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Using a dental apron during radiography is essential to protect patients’ bodies from […]

read more