Handbook on Medical and Surgical Disposable Products
(Blood Bags, Plastic Gloves, I.V. Cannula, Infusion Set, Gowns, Masks, Catheter, Cotton and Bandage, Surgical Wear, Syringes)
Medical and surgical device manufacturers worldwide produce a multitude of items that are intended for one use only. The primary reason is infection control; when an item is used only once it cannot transmit infectious agents to subsequent patients. Like medicines and other health technologies, they are essential for patient care – at the bedside, at the rural health clinic or at the large, specialized hospital. The demand of these goods is not only because of their “one time use” property but also due to the hygienic methods adopted to produce them. From manufacturing to Marking, production of disposable goods is stacked with numerous standards and regulations. This book includes the basic manufacturing method and labeling requirements, required for the bulk production of such life saving devices. General medical disposables that are being in demand in domestic as well as in international market includes: medical gloves, syringes, gowns, catheters, blood transfusion units and so on.
The information provided is not only confined to the different methods involved in the manufacturing of medical disposables but also describes the raw material used and other information related to product, which are necessary for the manufacturers knowledge. The details given will be very good for an individual/entrepreneur who is willing to invest in the field of medical disposables.
The main demand of medical disposables are, nowadays not limited to the super specialty hospitals but is also continuously increasing in rural hospitals and clinics. The work provides an idea to reader about the final product, hygiene, safety, packaging, uses, manufacturers and suppliers of the machinery, raw material involved in the processes etc.
The book covers various aspects concerned with the disposable medical devices and presents an overview of the processes involved with their machineries and specifications. The work provides the complete details of the suppliers and manufacturers with machinery photographs for better understanding of the reader.