5 Common Sterilization Risks in Off-Site Clinics and Surgical Facilities

5 Common Sterilization Risks in Off-Site Clinics and Surgical Facilities

By Kelly Ottaviano / October 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Hospital infections are one of the most important challenges that health centers have to deal with constantly. Healthcare-associated infections can not only increase the hospitalization period but also result in complications and death. Today, the healthcare services market is changing rapidly. There is stiff competition, consumers have become savvier, and laws and policies governing the…

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Unintegrated Lights above surgical team

7 Complications That Heated or Unintegrated Lights Cause During Medical Operations

By Kelly Ottaviano / September 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

The operating room is a demanding environment that requires expertise, efficiency, focus, and communication among the surgical team members. In order to ensure successful surgery, it is important to provide optimal working conditions for both medical professionals and patients. When it comes to a deep cavity, minimally invasive and lateral cases, good lighting is critical…

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Individually-Wrapped Components

10 Ways that Individually-Wrapped Components Save Lives in Overcrowded ERs

By Kelly Ottaviano / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

In emergency rooms across the nation, space is at a premium. As personnel quickly make necessary adjustments to accommodate urgent intakes, any available space often becomes cluttered. When spaces are packed to the brim, and medical personnel are racing to beat the clock, components may be at risk of becoming contaminated¬†and dangerous to use. Individually-wrapped…

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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

By Kelly Ottaviano / August 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

By Kelly Ottaviano / August 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

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?

By Kelly Ottaviano / August 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Reducing the Risk of Cross-Contamination from Vaginal Exams

By Kelly Ottaviano / July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

By Kelly Ottaviano / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Senior female positively gynecologist examining a patient at clinic, health care concept.

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

By Kelly Ottaviano / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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An In-Depth Look at an Anoscopy Examination

By Kelly Ottaviano / June 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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