CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
Board of Directors and Shareholders
Medical Action Industries Inc.
We have issued our reports dated June 2, 2010, with respect to the consolidated financial statements, schedule and internal control over financial
reporting included in the Annual Report of Medical Action Industries Inc. and subsidiaries on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2010. We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference of said reports in the Registration Statements of
Medical Action Industries Inc. and subsidiaries on Form S-8 (File Nos. 333-138400, 333-138401, and 333-138402, effective November 3, 2006).
Melville, New York
June 2, 2010