2 December 2003 – Medica 2003 recently showcased Luxfer Medical’s revolutionary 7000 series, a range of ultra-lightweight medical gas cylinders aimed at minimising the ever-growing problem of occupational injuries associated with patient and equipment handling.

Now in its 35th year, Medica is the world’s largest Medical trade fair attracting a record number of 135,000 visitors including healthcare professionals and medical equipment specialists.

European Marketing Manager Vicky Butler adds: “Luxfer Medical’s lightweight aluminium, hoop-wrap and composite cylinders are already widely used in hospitals throughout North America and Europe as part of an on-going drive to minimise absenteeism caused by occupational injuries amongst staff working in Pre-Hospital Care, Resuscitation, Anaesthesia and MRI Departments.Medica 2003 also provided us with a unique opportunity to introduce the range to Respiratory Healthcare professionals and discuss European patient-needs first-hand.”