New Products


6,435 reads | 0 comments | 04/21/2010
Online Answers For Reimbursement Do have questions about reimbursement for wound care products?    A new online guide may have the answers. Smith & Nephew recently introduced the Smith & Nephew Wound Management Reimbursement Resource Center, which includes the company’s complete line of wound care products. The guide is available at http://global.smith-nephew.com/ us/10209.htm. | Continue reading

3,917 reads | 0 comments | 03/25/2010
Customized Locking Plates For Surgeons    New locking plates may help surgeons match internal fixation to the patient’s bone type.    The new VLP™ Foot Variable-Angle Locked Plating System has several plate designs as well as a range of screw types to provide a more individualized approach for patients with all bone types, according to the manufacturer Smith & Nephew.    The company notes that the plating system offers flexibility with locking screws that allow placement 15 degrees off the center axis in any direction. | Continue reading

7,706 reads | 0 comments | 02/01/2010
Accommodations Made Easy    A new workstation may provide more comfort and accessibility for physicians when treating patients.    Care Exchange™ Workstations can easily accommodate electronic medical records, digital diagnostics and electronic prescriptions, all in the procedure room. The manufacturer, Midmark Corporation, says physicians can have everything completed before the patient even leaves the office. | Continue reading

3,242 reads | 0 comments | 12/30/2009
Information At Your Fingertips    Do you need a range of orthotic information located at one convenient source?    Now ProLab Orthotics may have the answer. The company notes that its new Web site, www.prolaborthotics.com, can be a resource for practitioners, residents and podiatry students. | Continue reading

3,931 reads | 0 comments | 11/23/2009
Pain-Free Dressing Removal    Removing wound dressings may cause discomfort for the patient, not to mention possible trauma to the wound.    However, the Silvercel Non-Adherent antimicrobial dressing features a non-adherent layer that enables the dressing to control infection and minimize trauma with dressing changes, according to the product’s manufacturer Systagenix Wound Management. | Continue reading

4,814 reads | 0 comments | 10/26/2009
Making An Early Diagnosis    Are you looking for a way to facilitate a quick diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)?    Look no further than the Revo® 1100 Peripheral Vascular Diagnostic system, which has recently been enhanced with the VascuLink® networking and reporting software. The VascuLink software allows for physicians to diagnose peripheral arterial disease quickly, according to the manufacturer Unetixs Vascular. | Continue reading
Dr.’s Remedy® Enriched Nail Polish

5,903 reads | 0 comments | 09/22/2009
Nails With Polish And Protection    In addition to cosmetic improvement, a new nail polish may provide protection for nails.    Dr.’s Remedy® Enriched Nail Polish offers a line of nail polishes that may help reduce nail fungus with the natural ingredients in the polish, according to the manufacturer Dr.’s Remedy. | Continue reading

4,013 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/2009
Guarding Ulcers    Patients may find protection from ulcers with a new technology.    The Richie Ulcer Guard™ with ShearBan® Technology was designed with diabetic feet in mind. The manufacturer, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, says the ulcer guard will help with shear loads and offers pressure relief modalities. The instant trouble arises, patients can apply the ulcer guard, which the company says allows for more patient mobility. | Continue reading

5,400 reads | 0 comments | 07/29/2009
Antifungal Application Made Easy    A new bottle design may make dispensing antifungal cream easier and more cost-effective.    Merz Pharmaceuticals says the Naftin® Cream Pump offers easy dispensing of Naftin (naftifine HCI 1%) Cream and minimizes wasted cream, making the pump a more economical option. Naftin is indicated for the treatment of tinea pedis. | Continue reading

3,136 reads | 0 comments | 06/26/2009
Offloading Solutions    A new shoe may offload diabetic feet to prevent ulcers.    The new Off-Loading Diabetic Shoe by Procare offers trilaminate IMPAX grid insoles, squared toe boxes and a wide foot bed. The manufacturer, DJO, says the insoles help with redistributing the load away from ulcers. | Continue reading