4 Essential Supplies For Managing Diabetes


If you have just been diagnosed with diabetes, you are certainly not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 100 million adults in the United States that have either diabetes or prediabetes. A diagnosis of diabetes can be completely overwhelming, especially when it comes to knowing which kind of supplies you'll need in order to manage the condition. To help you figure out what you'll need, here are four essential supplies for managing diabetes.

16 September 2019

2 Reasons To Have A Medical Equipment Repair Service Take Care Of Your Medical Equipment


If you are a small medical practice, you probably run on a tight budget. When anything unexpected happens, it can blow your budget and make it hard for you to make sure that everything else is met the way it needs to be. That means that if some of your medical equipment stops working, you might worry about how you are going to handle it. Buying brand new equipment can be really expensive, especially if you have things like x-ray machines as part of your office.

21 December 2018

AED Accessories You Should Buy By The Dozen


When you own and intend to operate an AED (automated external defibrillator), you need some accessories to go with it. You cannot simply operate an AED without replenishing the accessories that make this device successful in your attempts to revive someone. When you purchase your first Zoll AED for the first time, be sure to purchase all of the following Zoll AED accessories with it. Defibrillator Gel Defibrillator gel is placed on the skin or on the backs of the AED paddles to prevent electrical contact burns during each attempt to revive someone.

11 May 2018

3 Benefits Of Using Closed System Transfer Devices For Hazardous Drugs


Most people believe that prescribed drugs are designed to heal or eliminate illness and infection. While true in many cases, there are a number of drugs that are hazardous to be exposed to if you are not being treated for a specific condition. Medical staff, especially nurses, and pharmacy employees are at an increased risk to exposure to infusional hazardous drugs. Some pharmacies and hospitals are using hazardous drug closed system transfer device (CSTD)  to help limit exposure.

7 February 2018

3 Factors That Affect The Accuracy Of Air Displacement Pipettes


Air displacement pipettes are used for many standard pipetting applications. They are highly accurate pipettes although various conditions can affect how accurate the pipettes are. The three most common factors that affect the accuracy of air displacement pipettes are temperature, density, and altitude. #1 Altitude The altitude that your pipette is located at will affect the overall accuracy of the air displacement through your pipette. When you have a pipette located at a higher altitude, the air pressure around your pipette is going to decrease.

2 December 2017

Three Benefits Of Using Electronic Health Records Systems For Your Clinic


Managing your medical clinic can be a daunting task that may present immense challenges if you lack the appropriate tools for this job. In particular, investing in an electronic health records system can be an excellent use of your capital. These pieces of advanced software will be able to provide you with a range of important benefits and advantages: Improve Efficiency It is possible for a medical clinic to employ numerous doctors and nurses.

13 September 2017

Diagnosed With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? 3 Tips For Effective Management


The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be life-changing because you may be uncertain about your future. Although the condition cannot be cured without a lung transplant, working with your doctors to develop good management strategies can reduce your risk of complications and disease progression. Stay Updated On Vaccines Make sure you speak with your doctor about the different vaccinations you can receive for your age group. When you are dealing with a serious, chronic illness, avoiding preventable illness can be life-saving.

16 March 2017