Gripsors – “Low-tech/High Utility” Scissors


Almost all posts on this blog are about software or electronic devices that improve health outcomes. Every once in a while we should take a step back and recognize innovations that are “low-tech” but have a significant impact on outcomes. Here is one. Gripsors bandage scissors not only function as bandage scissors, but can also open pill packages without damaging the pills, twist open IV and G tubing, and easily manipulate oxygen connections. Their newest models “feature a hook that serves as an oxygen key and can be used to slip metal rings from saline style vials.” Low-tech, but by “innovating the adjacent possible”, this company has created a multifunctional device with very high clinical utility. Read more at:


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Dave Bove

Innovation Lover, Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist (poor one), Artist, Computer Geek, and Jolly (sometimes) Rancher...

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