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Overcrowding in Emergency Departments: Every Second Counts.

Overcrowding in emergency rooms is a rapidly growing issue. In a national survey conducted by the American Hospital Association (AHA), it was discovered that nearly one out of every three emergency rooms across the United States are pushed beyond their capacity. So much so that ambulances are often diverted to other hospitals to handle the…

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Environmental Impact: Single-Use vs. Reusable

One of the common debates in medical offices across the country – and around the world – is over the environmental impact of single-use devices. In the current climate and economy, it’s understandable that practice managers, facilities managers and supply chain specialists are concerned with running a leaner, greener business. Today we’re going to discuss…

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10 Sources of Cross-Contamination in Hospitals

Cross-contamination is a major concern for anyone working in a hospital or clinical setting. This includes doctors and nurses as well as other hospital staff. There are plenty of opportunities for cross-contamination to occur. Most of these opportunities may be expected, but there are some opportunities that all health care professionals should be aware of…

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Hemorrhoid Banding Procedure Overview

Hemorrhoid banding is a safe and painless procedure that reduces the discomfort, pain and itching associated with the condition. Hemorrhoids can be caused by a variety of issues ranging from straining during a bowel movement to pushing during childbirth. In most cases, hemorrhoids will correct themselves over time. In instances where they become infected or…

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CRH O’Regan Hemorrhoid Removal System

Founded in 2000, CRH Medical has become one of the fastest growing companies specializing in the treatment of hemorrhoids. Their track record of providing high quality, patient friendly products has made them a leader in the industry. Their breakthrough hemorrhoid banding technology, the O’Regan System, has allowed physicians and facilities to save both time and…

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Infrared Coagulator (IRC) by Redfield Corporation

Hemorrhoids are the result of inflamed or swollen veins in or around the anus, which can cause bleeding, irritation, itching or discomfort to the patient. While simple at-home treatments may be used to relieve these symptoms, medical intervention is often required, as for those patients seeking relief for internal or external hemorrhoids which bleed and…

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Direct Laryngoscopy Is Here To Stay

Why do more than half of emergency physicians still prefer direct laryngoscopy to the modern video tracheal intubation systems? There are obvious advantages to the look-around-the-curve approach found with video, yet many doctors prefer the simplicity and feel of the direct laryngoscope. It is a debate that has been going on at airway management conferences…

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