Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Why do you need disposable laboratory products?

With increasing population and steadily decreasing living standards, infections are more likely to spread. When it comes to health care facilities, it’s important to take the necessary safety precautions in order to protect both the staff as well as the patients from infectious diseases.

That is why every health care setting relies greatly on disposable laboratory products as preventive measures against infections. At hospitals, people come with a variety of health problems and diseases for right medical treatment.  Ironically, health care facilities are the first places where communicable diseases can easily spread. Therefore, the use of disposable medical supplies is vital to provide patients with safe environment.

Example of such kind of safety measures used by doctors includes different disposable syringes for patients that are disposed of, after use.

Different types of laboratory products used in health care facilities include examination gloves, microscope slides, plastic products, wooden products, blades & lancets, masks, syringes etc.

In other words, any lab product used for a patient should be discarded to make sure that infection from one patient would not spread to another. Let’s take a look at the disposable lab products used most often.

Examination Gloves: Medical examination gloves are used by health care professionals, to prevent patients from coming in contact with infectious particles. Different types of examination gloves available in the market include, latex gloves, vinyl gloves, nitrile gloves, nitrile flock lined gloves etc. These gloves come in attractive designs and with heat and moisture resistant features.

Microscope slides: are thin pieces of glass used to place specimens over it. Microscope slides come in various types including plain slides, single concave slides, double concave slides, Frosted glass slides, glass cover slips etc.

Blades & lancets:
Blades and lancets are the medical apparatuses that are widely used in medical procedures to make incisions. Various types of blades and lancets used in labs include blood lancets, scalpel, stainless steel handles etc.

Wooden products: Various types of wooden products such as tongue depressors, plain applicator sticks, cotton tipped applicator sticks are used to test tongue, an apply gel or liquid medicines on sensitive areas.

Apart from this, plastic transfer pipets, plastic measuring cylinders, dropper bottles, biopsy and embedding cassettes etc., are widely used in medical labs.

Disposable laboratory products play a vital role in routine based activities performed at laboratories and health care settings.


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