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How to Ensure Every Pelvic Exam Follows a Standard Process - and Why It Matters

How to Ensure Every Pelvic Exam Follows a Standard Process and Why It Matters

Pelvic exams are generally a quick, routine procedure that most sexually active women should get once a year. However, there are now different recommendations in place and some doctors perform them less frequently. Pelvic exams may also be performed if a woman is experiencing unusual spotting or vaginal discharge, pain during intercourse, during pregnancy, or…

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5 Ways to Make Your Outreach Clinics More Efficient

5 Ways to Make Your Outreach Clinics More Efficient

Outreach clinics provide a valuable lifeline to people who live in rural areas or regions where travel to a hospital or surgery center can be a challenge. Also known as satellite clinics, outreach clinics are particularly vital to patients who cannot travel for medical attention. Indeed, these patients need for medical treatment would go unmet…

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poor illumination can have terrible effects for doctors, patients, and a hospital

Is Poor Illumination Impacting Your Surgeries?

Lighting plays a critical part in operating rooms as well as the hospital setting in general. This is why it is important for health care facilities to ensure that the current overhead and headlamp lighting is adequate to meet the illumination needs. Poor illumination will not only affect the safety of the procedure but also…

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Exam at gynaecologist office without cross-contamination

Reducing the Risk of Cross-Contamination from Vaginal Exams

Cross-contamination is a primary concern for all clinics. The transmission of disease from patient to patient (or from doctor to patient) should be something we are all worried about. Some forms of cross-contamination can even be fatal, such as HIV or hepatitis B and C, although the transmission of STDs in this context is rare….

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Specialist medical equipment in hospital. The laryngoscope is used for intubation, whereby a flexible plastic tube is inserted into the trachea (windpipe) during treatment.

Improve Examinations With Sure-Scope Single-Use One Piece Lighted Laryngoscope

A laryngoscopy is a procedure that looks at the larynx that uses a lighted laryngoscope. This includes the vocal cords, along with other nearby structures such as the throat. Further, the larynx helps individuals talk, breathe, and swallow. It is on top of the trachea at the back of the throat. There are two types…

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Take Control of Your Health With a Routine Visit to the Gynecologist

Routinely visiting a physician is important for everyone’s health. For women, visiting a gynecologist is specifically integral to ensure proper vaginal health. Gynecologists diagnose, develop, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, usually pertaining to the reproductive system. With that said, a gynecologist will help women stay on top of their health by examining them…

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A doctor advises a patient about an anoscopy examination.

An In-Depth Look at an Anoscopy Examination

An anoscopy is an examination that involves a small, rigid tubular instrument called an anoscope. Doctors use anoscopies to identify any abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract. The organs that make up the GI tract are the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. This examination gives doctors an opportunity to get a closer…

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single-use devices given out by pharmacist after delivered by healthcare

This Uncertain Age: Single-Use Devices and Modern Healthcare Delivery

March 23, 2010, signaled the beginning of a new health care era in America: the signing into law of the Affordable Care Act. The Act meant those who needed healthcare now had the opportunity to find budget-friendly healthcare plans. The existence of Medicare and Medicaid is considerably older, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson…

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ongyn equipment used for pap smear

How Better Equipment Can Help Your OB/GYN Office Stand Out

Are you trying to attract new patients to your OB/GYN office, but don’t know how to begin? Well, we have a question for you. Do you treat your patients with the best equipment available? If so, then you are on the right track to bringing in the patients and cases you want most. When trying…

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The 5 Reasons Why Every Doctor Needs Specula in Different Sizes

Vaginal specula have existed in some shape or form since the early Roman times. During archaeological excavations, several bronze specula were found among the ruins of Pompeii. Thomas Graves is credited with producing the modern-day speculum design in 1870. Graves tweaked an earlier design created by the controversial “Father of Modern Gynecology”, James Marion Sims….

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