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Patient connections

Intersurgical provide a comprehensive, high quality range of cathether mounts and elbows.
Our patient connections provide a safe, secure and convenient connection between the breathing system and the patient's airway. They are available in three tube formats: Flexible, Superset™ and Smoothbore. 

Flexible catheter mounts are manufactured from Flextube™ and have a unique clip feature to provide an airtight and secure connection.

Superset™ catheter mounts have a concertina design to allow the length and position to be adjusted to allow optimal patient comfort and positioning.

Smoothbore catheter mounts provide improved flow characteristics and reduced volume.

Our range of patient connections include fixed and double swivel elbows and a variety of ports, providing an option for various clinical needs, including luer ports for secure attachment of gas sampling lines, 7.6 mm port and flip top cap for insertion of suction catheters, and a double flip top cap with seal to allow for both brochoscopy and bronchial suction via one port.

For added safety all Intersurgical port caps are fixed to the connectors, to prevent loss or misplacement in use.

For further information visit our catheter mount and elbow pages or contact us directly.

Winner of our 2018 UK photo calendar competition announced

Recent photo competition for UK customers asked for stunning local scenery images.
Julie Lehman’s photo was one of many entrants to our calendar competition and the quality of all those received was truly outstanding. Choosing a winner was no easy task, but her image of a deer in woodland on Cannock Chase near Birmingham caught our eye.

We went to meet Julie in her department at the County Hospital Stafford to present her with the winning prize.

"I’m lucky to have Cannock Chase so close to where I live and the opportunity to see the wonderful countryside, deer and other wildlife," she said. "Photography is my hobby and my way of relaxing, I love this photo and I’m particularly proud of it."

Julie chose to split the £500 donation prize between two charities in the UK: Newlife and University Hospital North Midlands Charity. "I have supported Newlife for the last 18 years and it is very close to my heart. They employ nurses to support families, and researchers improve disabled and terminally ill children in the UK. My matron forwarded me the email regarding the competition, so it was only fair the UHNM Trust benefited from my success."

Well done, Julie, and thank you to everyone who entered.

Intersurgical EcoLite™ high concentration mask

The lightest and most comfortable mask available.
The Intersurgical EcoLite™ high concentration mask is made from a soft thermoplastic elastomer that enables a secure yet comfortable face seal.

The chin section of the mask has been extended and two integral seals ensure that the mask fits a wider range of face shapes.

An incurved nose seal is designed to prevent oxygen entering the patient’s eyes, eliminating the need for a separate metal nose clip making the product MRI compatible.  The unique nose seal is designed to equalise the pressure exerted on the nose as the seal conforms to differing nose shapes. These design features combine to provide an improved seal on the patient’s face, which in turn, results in higher oxygen concentrations as less ambient air enters the mask.

The mask retaining elastic can be fitted either above or below the patient’s ears depending on the patient’s face shape. In the “below ear” position it eliminates the discomfort and longer term trauma created by elastic to the top of the patient’s ears.  A choice of “under chin” or “on chin” positions provides a better fit on a wider range of patient face shapes.

Low resistance safety valves allow the patient to breathe room air should the oxygen supply fail or be inadequate to meet peak flow requirements.

The material forming the body of the mask is clear, permitting visualisation of the patient’s nose and lips. It is also rigid enough to maintain the mask’s shape during transportation and use.

To find out more about the range visit the product page or make an enquiry.

Neonatal and paediatric range

View our patient solutions for young patients
Intersurgical offers a complete range of products for neonates and paediatrics. We offer a wide range of breathing systems suitable for resuscitation and various ventilators available in different lengths, configurations and tube types for your clinical requirements. The extensive range also includes chambers for heated humidification, breathing filters, plus a full range of airway management, anaesthesia and oxygen and aerosol therapy products and accessories.
 
You can review the range on our new dedicated landing page, on our online catalogue or visit the individual product pages. To request further information please contact us.

Create your oral care programme

View our choice of toothbrushes, day kits and protocols for ICU patient care.

Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is a major cost concern in modern hospitals. A combination of oral care treatments in a proper oral care protocol means care providers can more efficiently prevent oropharyngeal bacterial biofilm build up. This in turn leads to a reduction of VAP and aspiration pneumonias and greatly reduces associated treatment costs.

Our extensive choice of soft-bristle toothbrushes, treatment packs and OroCareTM day kits with mouthwash offers you all the tools needed to create your own oral care programme.

Full descriptions and clinical evidence are available to help make the choice easier. Please contact us to discuss options further.

One-piece™ Guedel airways: Safer by design

How many Guedel airways have an integral bite block? Just one
Loose or detached bite blocks constitute a real threat to patient safety and have been the subject of several hazard notices in the past. Our One-piece design overcomes all of the associated risks by combining two materials with very different physical characteristics into one moulding, resulting in the elimination of the separate bite block found in all conventional Guedel airway designs.

We have an online resource containing all product information on our One-piece Guedel airway, including a video and information sheet.  Make an enquiry for further information.

Education page is now live

Access all supporting product information in one by visiting our new Education landing page.
The Education page compiles all our information sheets, product videos, evidence pages, posters and catalogues in clear, easy-to-navigate sections, meaning you don’t need to spend time searching through our product pages to find the information you need.

Each section also allows for quick access to an enquiry screen so you can contact us directly about the product you are looking at.

What product content is available?

You can quickly find:

Information sheets
Product videos
Evidence pages
Posters
Catalogues 

The library can be found through the About section of our website.

We hope you find this a useful resource and if you have any further enquiries please contact us.

VariFit™ NIV Mask - Product Launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of Intersurgical’s VariFit™ NIV masks.

VariFit is a single patient use hospital NIV mask featuring a cushion with AIRºgel® technology for enhanced patient comfort. The VariFit range includes three types of mask to suit the patient's ventilation needs. A colour-coded elbow helps the user identify the correct mask. Designed for single patient use for up to seven days in each case, they are available in three sizes: small, medium and large.

VariFit NIV Masks complement our existing range of patient interfaces. Download the information sheet for full details or visit the product page to make an enquiry.

AIRgel is a registered trade mark of Sleepnet Corporation.

New tube management grip

We now have available a new tube management grip to complement our existing tube management programme.

Sliding in to a notch found on the Intersurgical tube clips, the grip allows for secure attachment of breathing systems to the patient's clothing or bedding in an optimal position to reduce patient trauma.

Our tube management programme comprises tube clips, management clip and grip, and tube supports.  They are designed to position our breathing systems efficiently and comfortably around the patient area whilst providing a safe and tidy environment. View the supporting video and information sheet which provides more information about this range.

TrachSeal™ Closed Suction System range expansion

We have now expanded our range of TrachSeal™ Closed Suction Systems to include saline ampoules (NaCl) sold in individual packets or as part of several combination products.

All of these combination products will feature one closed suction system packaged with an initial supply of ten saline ampoules (NaCl).

Available with 72-hour versions only.

The Intersurgical TrachSeal™ features an ultra clear, new softer sleeve. This allows the clinician greater feel when inserting the catheter with optimum visibility of blockage assessments.  Our suction control valve is responsive and allows for single handed control of the applied suction force. The positive locking mechanism is designed to prevent suction being accidentally applied.

Events

MEDICA

Düsseldorf, Germany
November 18 - November 21 2019
Stand number: Hall 11 A59

Joint Paediatric Critical Care International Meeting

Westminster, London
November 20 - November 22 2019
Stand number: TBC

Arab Health

Dubai, U.A.E.
January 27 - January 30 2020
Stand number: H2.H19

The Big Sick

Zermatt, Switzerland
February 05 - February 07 2020
Stand number: TBC

40th International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine

Brussels, Belgium
March 24 - March 27 2020
Stand number: 2.04
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