Summer Means Tick Checks!

Summer Means Tick Checks!

Summer Means Tick Checks! With an incoming of hot weather, means there are more bugs that are living outside. These includes pesky hornets, mosquitos and ticks! You may have already gotten ant or ladybug infestations in your home, or seen some spiders. Those spiders are usually harmless, but make certain to do your research in […]

Measles Outbreak Continues

Measles Outbreak Continues

Measles Outbreak Continues In the last few months, there has been a measles outbreak. The news is reporting that there are 22 more cases now. The measles epidemic stems from a larger movement to not vaccinate children and a move toward natural medicine. What does this mean for our nation as a whole? Continue reading […]

What Does ESU Stand For? – Electrosurgical Unit

What Does ESU Stand For? – Electrosurgical Unit

What Does ESU Stand For? Electrosurgical Unit Innovation Historically, for thousands of years, surgeries had been performed without anesthesia and with a knife. Since the 1840’s anesthesia has been implemented to help reduce patient pain. The scalpel had replaced the knife for cleaner cuts. Antiseptics have also been used to kill bacteria, and prevent infections. […]

National Blood Donor Week 2019

National Blood Donor Week 2019

National Blood Donor Week 2019 This week is National Blood Donor Week. This week is meant to raise awareness for those who need blood transfusions, and for people to donate blood. Blood is a resource that can only be produced by humans. Some artificial blood has been in development, but it doesn’t function as blood […]

How to Read an EKG – Interpreting Waveforms

How to Read an EKG – Interpreting Waveforms

How to Read an EKG Everyone knows that EKGs are associated with the quality of life of someone inpatient, and that the parameters can determine someone’s vital signs. EKGs were designed to monitor cardiac activity. The leads placed on a patient can determine heart activity and transmit it back to other monitors located at the […]

Neonatal Incubator – What is it?

Neonatal Incubator – What is it?

Neonatal Incubator A neonatal incubator is primarily used to maintain the body temperature of newborns. Along with helping the body temperature of newborns, neonatal incubators can also control oxygen levels and humidity in the air the infant breathes. Most of the newer model incubators have features that allow the visualization of graphical data to accurately […]

Fetal Heart Monitor

Fetal Heart Monitor

Fetal Heart Monitor What is a Fetal Heart Monitor? Monitoring your fetus during labor and the tail end of your pregnancy is common practice. A fetal heart monitor is used to check the rate, rhythm, and accelerations or decelerations of the fetal heartbeat. The average heartbeat for a fetus is between 110 and 160 beats […]

Verathon BladderScan BVI 9400 Non-Invasive Bladder Scanner

Verathon BladderScan BVI 9400 Non-Invasive Bladder Scanner

Verathon BladderScan BVI 9400 Non-Invasive Bladder Scanner Bladder scanners are important in a variety of different medical fields. The most common use is to check for fluid volume within the bladder. This method of detection can diagnose a variety of medical problems including incontinence. Click to read more about the BladderScan BVI 9400!