2Sep-T-Vac Systems Liner + container Canister Accessories MAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTSThe container is made fom polycarbonate :- makes its strong for re-useCanister is made from polystyrene :- light and economicalSystem is flexible - offers customers what they needNote at this stage that the lid of the liner and container system is slightly different from that of the canister system
3Liner System Added convenience Choice of systems Interchangeable systemsAdded value accessoriesMAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTS1. Made from polyethylene - cost effective means of disposal2. Self sealing lid- provides leak proof seal3. Clearly labeled ports - ensures proper connections4. Hydrophobic shut-off - Prevents fluid from being drawn into the vacuum system, Protects from contamination, automatic sealing of bottle when full5. Bacterial filter - for increased safety, traps 99.99% of micro-organisms including viruses6. Port caps moulded to lid - Eliminates risk of lost caps.7. Clear volume graduation8. Size rangeAREAS OF USEFor the total disposal of contaminated or potentially contaminated body fluids ina variety of clinincal situations.ASK DELEGATES TO LIST DEPARTMENTS THAT WOULD USE
4Accessories Specimen Adaptor Tandem tubing Connecting tubing & YankauersGelling agentDisposal BoxesMAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTSEXPLAIN THE TANDEM TUBING POLICY
5Specimen Adaptor Enables user to obtain samples - safely Ordering InformationCat NoCarton Qty 40MAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTSEXPLAIN SAMPLES -ie TOP Prostate chippings etcStretch the gauze bag and insert it through the sample port.Secure to the lid and attach tubing to the SA connectorProceed with suctioningAfter suctionining the SA can be removed by using the grips around the adaptor cap.Either the contents of the bag or the entire specimen adaptor can be sent to the lab.
6Support Products Theatre Trolleys Universal ring bracket MAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTSESSENTIAL TO KNOW WHY AND HOW THESE ARE NEEDEDASK DELEGATES TO LIST REASONSEXPLAIN POLICY FOR LOAN AND DONATION TO UNITS
7Universal ring bracket Designed to hold either canister or liner systemWill fit medi-rail system and most floor units.Ordering InformationCat NoMAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTSSome units may need slight modification which should be undertaken by the hospitals Medical Physics Department.The one size of ring bracket fits alll sizes - ease of converstion
8Disposal Box Box includes a frame which can be locked in place. A insert prevents liners touching the base of the box.Incorporates regulatory hazard warningsOrdering InformationCat NoMAKE THE FOLLOWING POINTSBox includes frame which incorporates bases flaps.AN insert sheet includes 4 holes into which either the 1.2lt or 2.0lt liners and canisters are placed.The sheet prevents the liners from touching the box base and subsequently getting damaged.The box is coloured yellow in compliance with regulatory standards and incorporates hazard warnings
9How does Sep-T-Vac work? The Path taken by the fluidUnderstanding the lid is vitalSuction portsDrainage portsSample port
10Strategy Wide range of sizes Interchangeable Systems Support Service Promote Sep-T-Vac’s superiorWide range of sizesInterchangeable SystemsSupport ServiceMade using non-PVC materialsAccessory RangeFilter & safety shut-off system
11P.V.C IssueInadequate incineration of Poly-vinylchloride materials may release toxins and chlorides which can damage the earth's atmosphere, by the formation of acid rain.Both RECEPTAL and ESCHMANN aremade with PVC
12Sep-T-Vac’s Strength Unique choice of systems Interchangeable systems Widest range of sizesFits most existing bracketsComprehensive range of accessories and hardware
14Sep-T-Vac’s Opportunities Most hospital departmentsGrowing trend towards use of disposable systems
15Sep-T-Vac’s Threats Abbott system well established Pennine East HealthcareBaxter (receding)
16East Healthcare STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES THREATS OPPORTUNITIES Mechanical shut- off valveFlimsy linerOnly 1500cc linerAdvised to ONLY fill liner to 3/4 markPriceOPPORTUNITIESTHREATSMost hospital departmentsLow priceGrowing trend towards disposablesSep-T-Vac systems approach
17Baxter Medi-Vac STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES THREATS OPPORTUNITIES Mechanical shut- off valveSales emphasis moving towards other Baxter productsLarge range of accessories1, 1.5, 3 lt liner rangeOPPORTUNITIESTHREATSMost hospital departmentsGrowing trend towards disposablesSep-T-Vac systems approach
18Gelling Agent...Why? Liquid clinical waster is hazardous Spills, splashes puts out incineratorsPeople are vary aware of cross-contamination of blood borne diseasesProvides us with a new promotional approach
19Gelling Agent What is it? How does it work? What does it cost? Where can it be used?The gelling agent is POLYACRYLATE and is non-toxic.It works by encapsulation. It bonds WITH fluidsThere is no chemical reactionFluid enters polyacrylate molecules through a semi-permeable membrane.Enough gel for 10 litres costs £3.48It can be used in any clinical situation where fluid needs handlingie suctioned waste in theatre.fluid spills in bottom of bags and boxes.
20Gelling Agent Along side present system As an alternative to boxes BUT bags are required and visual confirmation of gelling is required before bagging.EXPLAIN THAT THIS COULD BE A GOOD COST EFFECTIVE ARGUMENTIE Storage of boxes - not neededPlastic bags are cheaper than boxes.