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Tattoo Hygiene: Keeping Your Body and Artwork Safe

When someone decides to get a tattoo, they are probably far more occupied with thoughts of the look of their new body art. However, safety is also a primary concern for most tattoo clients. Of most importance is hygiene. Without it, individuals can be injured or killed due to transferable pathogens permeated in unsterile equipment and unhygienic work environments. At Dynarex, we have equipment and items to support tattoo hygiene. Aside from ointments and dressings to protect the skin and wound site after penetration, other hygiene products assist tattoo artists and other body art practitioners in maintaining a sterile environment. In this environment, clients can feel as comfortable about their new tattoo as they are excited.

For the Professional
To protect the tattoo artist from harm, safety products are used to ensure procedures are being conducted in a hygienic way. Face masks, barrier films, and bibs all have comforting textures, but most importantly, they can provide protection for the body art professionals. Procedure masks, such as face masks, provide protection for the face and eyes against pathogens contained in bodily fluids. Barrier films and bibs also protect the tattoo artist from exposure to dangerous and deadly pathogens.

For the Client
Specific products are used to sterilize the environment for clients, which include half and full chair covers, headrest covers, tray sleeves, and machine bags. These covers eliminate exposure to pathogens, helping to prevent cross-contamination and to make cleanup effortless. Sharps containers are used to make for easy disposal. Once an individual receives a tattoo, much will need to be done in terms of at-home care, but there are also products that ensure the tattoo heals in a healthy and hygienic way when at home too.

 

Dynarex provides tattoo artists and body art professionals with safety products that are dedicated to tattoo hygiene. For individuals that love to display their personality and creativity through tattoos, there are many products that can help maintain a hygienic space for body art to thrive. Check out our Tattoo Catalog on-line to see all of our products.
*Information provided about Dynarex products should be considered as general guidelines to product usage and none of the information is intended to be construed as medical advice. Medical conditions should be evaluated and treated by licensed practitioners. Please see your local wound care clinician for treatment of your wound.*

Products Needed for Safe IV Tubing

Some individuals require assistance through intravenous (IV) measures, particularly when hospitalized. Often, IV’s are used on individuals suffering from dehydration, low blood pressure, or a disease that inhibits an individual from eating or drinking normally. IV administration is also used for hormone deficiencies, chemotherapy, and patient-controlled analgesia (PCA). These measures are pertinent when treating patients to ensure that proper and quality care is given.

To help individuals in need, IV tubing must be used correctly and efficiently. Intravenous fluids must go through an infusion set, which is a flexible, plastic tubing. Solutions or fluids given are dependent on the individual’s condition. They are administered through a catheter placed in the vein. Antibiotics may also be given intravenously to directly treat infections in the lungs, bones, and brain. The infusion set must be connected to both the bag of fluid and to the intravenous catheter for an IV to function properly.

Other products used in IV tubing:

  • Needleless PRN Connectors are used with IV administration sets to create a safe needle-free site, which will prevent infection and cross contamination, minimize the potential for needle sticks, and eliminate inflammation.

  • IV Catheter Dressings secure and stabilize IV catheters on patients and are waterproof so patients can shower while using them.

Dynarex helps provide hospitals, institutions, and other medical companies with supplies that are necessary when receiving treatment through IV’s. IV tubing is essential to administer treatment for many conditions. With IV treatment, individuals are able to heal more quickly and efficiently so that their health and productivity can increase as well.

 

*Information provided about Dynarex products should be considered as general guidelines to product usage and none of the information is intended to be construed as medical advice. Medical conditions should be evaluated and treated by licensed practitioners. Please see your local wound care clinician for treatment of your wound*

Dynarex Stays on Cutting Edge with New Products this Summer

The healthcare field is always evolving, with new standards, products, and services. With these come the need for new health care tools and devices, and Dynarex medical supplies stays on the cutting edge as a premier supplier of healthcare products.

Here are five new products to look at:

  • Xeroform Petrolatum Dressings are sterile, fine mesh gauze infused with both Bismuth Tribromophenate and Petroleum to prevent infection at a wound site and soothe the pain. Xeroform Petrolatum dressings can be used on minimally draining wounds, which may include surgical incisions, lacerations, and burns.

  • Antifungal Powder is used for external treatment of fungal infections, including Athlete’s foot and ringworm. The powder is recommended to be used on skin folds, feet, socks, and shoes to relieve itching, burning, and irritation.

  • Abdominal Binders are made with elastic for optimal healing and provide compression and support for strains and weaknesses of the abdominal area. They are easily adjustable, help reduce rolling, and are available in five standard sizes. Abdominal binders are especially popular after abdominal surgery to relieve pain, improve respiratory function, and relax core muscles.

  • Emergency High Strength Pressure Bandages combine a thin, non-adherent dressing, elastic bandage, pressure applicator, and closure clip in one simple unit, used for fast response to severe bleeding and trauma situations. Individuals in occupations that are hazardous can use these bandages in life-threatening situations.

  • Undercast Padding, which is available in both cotton and polyester, enhances patient comfort by providing a safe healing environment under a hard cast. For individuals in hard casts, padding can help make recovery time easier and more comfortable.

Dynarex continues to bring in new products to assist companies with a growing need for medical supplies. Here is a list of all our new medical products so that you can stay up to date on what you need for your practice.
*Information provided about Dynarex products should be considered as general guidelines to product usage and none of the information is intended to be construed as medical advice. Medical conditions should be evaluated and treated by licensed practitioners. Please see your local wound care clinician for treatment of your wound.*

Dynarex Becomes An Official Partner of the New York Yankees

 

Dynarex, the premier one-stop medical supply company, has joined the hallowed ranks of fans-turned-supporters of the New York Yankees.

 

Branding in Yankee Stadium

With this move into corporate sponsorship, Dynarex will have its logo, brand, and name appear at Yankee Stadium in various locations, including first aid stations on the Field Level (Section 128), Main Level (Section 221) and Terrace Level (Section 320C). Additionally, should a guest require medical assistance, a variety of Dynarex brand products will be available for use.

Dynarex is already one of the largest suppliers to EMS companies in the country, in addition to over 15 other market segments throughout North America.

A History of Sports Partnerships

In 2016, Dynarex was a two-year sponsor of the Steelers’ MVP Le’Veon Bell Free Elite Exposure Camp. The camp brought together high school student athletes–sophomores, juniors, and seniors–with top local high school and college coaches. The exposure to one of their idols helps propel young athletes to work even harder at their academics and sports. This type of inspirational, forward thinking investment is a vital part of the Dynarex culture. Now, by partnering with the New York Yankees, a wider audience can learn about how Dynarex cares for its community–locally, nationally, and around the world.

The Convenience of Dynarex

Dynarex is already a reputable, well-known, and relied-upon brand. The Dynarex motto is “We care like family,” and that commitment shows in every aspect of our business model, from our quick responses to inquiries, to the quality products we provide, and the fair values we offer. We are always striving to improve our processes, partnerships, and transparency. Since 1967, Dynarex has developed warehouses across North America with over 1 million square feet of space dedicated to warehousing and shipping our products to our loyal distributors the world. We serve clients in the following fields:

 

  • Doctors
  • Hospitals
  • Care professionals
  • Dentists
  • Labs
  • Veterinary offices
  • Tattoo and piercing artists
  • School nurses
  • And more

 

Our partnership with the New York Yankees is only a part of what makes the Dynarex difference. Learn more about how our goods and services on our website.

Make Foot Health a Priority This Month

In all things, a solid foundation is essential, and the human body is no exception. The month of April is National Foot Care Awareness Month, and Dynarex wants to remind everyone of the importance of foot health and preventative care. For individuals with certain conditions, such as diabetes, foot care can be an even more essential concern.

The following tips should be taken to promote healthy foot care for all:

 

  • Stay active. The feet and ankles need to stretch regularly in order to stay healthy. This can be done through walking, yoga, and other exercises. Maintaining a healthy body weight is also important, as too much chronic pressure on the feet can impair foot health and functioning.
  • Self-examine. Take time each day to look carefully at your feet and take note of any cracks, dry skin, or peeling, as these can lead to infection. Addressing these issues quickly can prevent a larger issue later. If you have persistent issues, contact a podiatrist.
  • Prioritize hygiene. Thoroughly washing, drying, and moisturizing your feet can help prevent infection and other conditions. Additionally, if your feet are exposed to the sun for any amount of time, be sure to apply sunscreen. Prolonged sun exposure can increase your risk of skin cancer.
  • Address injuries. If you do bruise, cut, burn, or otherwise injure your foot or ankle, be sure to address it promptly. The medical supplies used to treat the injury must be appropriate to its severity.

Be sure to make foot care an integral part of your health care routine this and every month. For all the medical products you need to maintain your total body health, visit Dynarex online.  

Honey Dressings: Benefits Toward Healing

Most people know what honey is, but what are medical grade honey dressings? Though they sound like delicious dressings to flavor your granola, what they can really do is assist with advanced healing circumstances. As the name indicates, medical grade honey dressings are, in fact, made from honey.  Although they aren’t edible, they have beneficial effects and serve a useful purpose in the healing processes of many conditions, including, but not limited to, burns, diabetic foot ulcers, infections, and wounds.

disposable medical supplies

The physical properties of medical grade honey dressings are known to speed up the healing process due to honey’s acidity and sugar concentration; but bioactive components greatly contribute to its beneficial qualities.  Honey not only serves as an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent, but also as a debriding agent. This means it removes tissue that contains dead cells/debris and prevents the formation of eschar, a hard, black crust resulting from inadequate blood supply to the wound.

Honey dressings are considered one of the oldest known wound dressings, and their effectiveness has been well researched and recognized.  They create a moist wound environment and facilitate proper wound bed preparation by cleansing the site of the injury, stimulating healing, aiding in eschar removal, and serving as an anti-inflammatory.  They also reduce odor, pain, infection, and healing time.

Dynarex L-Mesitran medical grade honey dressings include:

  • Tulle dressings: 10cm x 10cm
  • Border dressings: 10cm x 10cm
  • Hydroactive dressings: 10cm x 10cm
  • Soft wound gel: 0.5 oz & 1.75 oz tube

 

All of these serve individuals in need of acute and chronic care.  In one study, Dynarex L-Mesitran Border was applied three times a week to a middle-aged male suffering from a leg ulcer due to post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS).  After six weeks, the ulcer was successfully healed without adverse effects and at minimal cost. This indicates that honey dressings are a non-invasive and cost-effective alternative therapy compared to standard treatment methods in individuals suffering from PTS.

With Dynarex, distributors can purchase Dynarex L-Mesitran honey dressings that are natural to the body in the healing process.

Reference Material:

  Honey Dressings Hydro Border Active Large Product Information

  Honey Dressings L-Mesitran Wound Care Recommendation

  Honey Dressings Soft Product Information US

Too Much Pressure? How Pressure Bandages Work

pressure bandages

Pressure bandages, or compression bandages are dressings used to apply pressure to a wound to stop bleeding.  

Emergency High Strength Pressure Bandages at Dynarex serve as a fast response to severe bleeding and trauma situations, preventing the formation of hematomas and seromas and protecting the wound from further contamination.  Their quick and easy application and sterility make pressure bandages an essential tool to have when treating individuals in emergency situations.  They are also not made with natural rubber latex, so for those who are allergic to latex, you need not worry!  

These pressure bandages combine a thick, non-adherent dressing, elastic bandage, pressure applicator, and closure clip in just one simple unit.  To increase pressure, the non-stick gauze side of the bandage must be placed on the wound, wrapped around the wound, and pulled tight.

Commonly referred to as the Israeli bandage by American soldiers, these emergency pressure bandages are “the bandages of choice for the US Army and special forces.”  Ultimately, they are meant to save lives in situations which would prove to be fatal if the device was not readily available.

You may need to release some pressure from your mind at times.  But with wounds, pressure is the very thing that you need, and time is of the essence!  Pressure bandages are integral to have handy, especially to be accessible in trauma situations and with emergency conditions.  At Dynarex, we care like family.  These life preservers are necessary to have in your toolkit, to possibly be used in the process of saving a life.

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Keep your EMS Medical Supplies Top-Notch.

Emergencies and traumas occur on a daily basis.  Fortunately, emergency responders are the first to arrive on the scene to provide aid to the injured individual.  These responders are often praised and respected for their care during stressful and often intense situations, whether they are tending to an individual with an open gash or broken ligament, or to a person undergoing cardiac arrest.  Whatever the nature of the emergency, it is imperative that responders have all the necessary equipment and products so that immediate aid can be given to individuals in need of medical services.  Without the vital supplies, more harm can be caused, and lives can be lost, which is why every second counts, especially in emergency situations.
 
Because emergency medical service providers continually use supplies on a daily basis, one must understand the importance of having these products at hand when arriving at the scene of every call.  With Dynarex brand, you can find the best products that can help provide immediate aid.  For a person with an open gash, different items may be used depending on the type of wound.  Common products needed for this injury include trauma dressing, which can prevent the risk of infection, and tourniquets, which may be needed to stop blood loss.  With a case of a broken ligament, splints are needed.  And for a person suffering from cardiac arrest, CPR products are essential to have because, without immediate CPR treatment, cardiac arrest can lead to death within minutes.  A defibrillator is also essential to have under these conditions.

By having the supplies and equipment necessary for providing medical services to individuals, lives can ultimately be saved.  Here is a list of our EMS medical supplies for distribution.

And always remember: in an emergency, every second counts! Visit our homepage to find a distributor or to become a distributor.

The Benefits of Working with Dynarex

With so many online medical supply distribution options, it can be easy to get lost in a sea of impersonal websites that all seem identical and cold. That’s why we want to introduce you to Dynarex, particularly for EMS supply distribution.  

What are the benefits of working with a Dynarex distributor? See below:

  • Product Value: Dynarex provides top quality items with great value. You’re free to order the supplies you need from any one of our Dynarex authorized distributors.
  • Bottom Line Value: Beyond the value of our products, at Dynarex we understand that your emergency medical service relies on having inventory when needed. Your time is valuable, that’s why we have a large array of products available to our distributors daily.
  • Family Values: Dynarex’s company values reflect our commitment to family and community: Integrity, Honesty, and Transparency. We value each of our EMS partners. We care about our customers and the products they use, that’s why Dynarex cares like family.

In emergency medical services, having the right equipment and supplies on hand can be the difference between life and death. Visit our website to see our massive selection of medical products and how easy is it to become or find a distributor.