May 6, 2008 - Philips has introduced new disposable adult ECG leadwire electrodes designed to be easy to use and to provide patient monitoring products to assist in the prevention of cross-contamination.
Available in 3- or 5-lead configurations, with metallic or radiolucent wires, the disposable ECG leadwire electrodes are available with AAMI and IEC color coded wires for faster lead placement. The solid-gel electrode technology has an estimated 72-hour wear time and can be repositioned one time. Philips disposable ECG leadwire electrodes do not need an adapter as they plug directly into the Philips' trunk cable, reducing reusable parts in contact with the patient.
Philips disposable ECG leadwire electrodes will be broadly available starting in June 2008.
For more information: www.philips.com/healthcare