Personal Protective Equipment

Surgery Protocol for Ebola Includes AAMI Gown Standard

October 10, 2014

A new protocol that describes precautions surgeons should take when operating on suspected or confirmed Ebola patients includes an Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) standard on surgical gowns and drapes.

Global Demand for Medical Disposables to Reach $245 Billion

October 2, 2014

Global demand for medical disposables is forecast to rise 6.6 percent annually to $245 billion in 2018.  The strongest influence on growth will involve the upgrading and stricter enforcement of infection prevention protocols by hospitals