Siemens Maquet Servo-i Ventilator

Siemens Maquet Servo-i Ventilator

WHY ARE VENTILATORS SO IMPORTANT? Most people have a general idea of what a medical ventilator is. It’s a machine designed to provide breathing for a patient who is unable to breathe or is breathing insufficiently. However, they’re more complex than that. Various types of medical ventilators like the Siemens Maquet Servo-I is often used for patients […]

What Have Vaccines Done For Us?

What Have Vaccines Done For Us?

As the world awaits the imminent arrival of one — or several — types of vaccines for COVID-19 to be administered, many people may wonder how important vaccines actually are to safeguarding public health. In this feature, we answer that question by looking at what vaccines have done for us throughout history. THE ANCIENT PRACTICE […]

The Importance Of The Thyroid To The Human Body

The Importance Of The Thyroid To The Human Body

Most of us have heard about the thyroid gland, but we may not realize the vital role it plays in our bodies. Therefore, with the hopes of educating people about the thyroid, we would also like to help raise Thyroid Awareness throughout this month of January. Now, let us delve deeper into understanding the significance […]

What Is the Importance of Surgical Slush Machines and Fluid Warmers?

What Is the Importance of Surgical Slush Machines and Fluid Warmers?

What is the Importance of Surgical Slush Machines and Fluid Warmers? Surgical slush machines and fluid warmers are some of the most necessary pieces of medical equipment, especially during organ transplant procedures. These pieces of equipment are vital in some of the most intense and time-consuming procedures that are regularly performed. While it is an unfortunate event when […]

Philips IntelliVue MP70 Patient Monitor

Philips IntelliVue MP70 Patient Monitor

The Philips IntelliVue MP70 is a 15-inch patient monitor used in surgical cardiac, medical, or even neonatal care environments. The Philips MP70 can use peripheral devices such as a computer mouse, keyboard, or a trackball, but typically is controlled with its touchscreen or optional SpeedPoint controller. This Philips patient monitor can display up to 8 different waveforms […]

How To Deal With Smoke Allergy

How To Deal With Smoke Allergy

ALLERGY TO SMOKE When smoke levels or other indoor or outdoor respiratory irritants are high, even healthy people can experience health problems due to smoke allergy symptoms. It’s important to understand how these irritants can affect your health, including who is most susceptible to allergic reactions. How do these effects interact with conditions like asthma […]

Philips Respironics V60 Ventilator

Philips Respironics V60 Ventilator

  WHY ARE VENTILATORS SO IMPORTANT? Most people have a general idea of what a medical ventilator is. It’s a machine designed to provide breathing for a patient who is unable to breathe or is breathing insufficiently. However, they’re more complex than that. Various types of medical ventilators like the Philips Respironics V60 Ventilator is […]

Covidien Newport HT70 Ventilator

Covidien Newport HT70 Ventilator

SO, WHAT DOES A VENTILATOR DO? The Newport HT70 Ventilator is a form of life support that takes over the work of breathing when a person is not able to breathe enough on their own. Also called a breathing machine, there are many reasons why a patient may need a ventilator. Low oxygen levels or […]

National Family Health History Day / Thanksgiving

National Family Health History Day / Thanksgiving

DID YOU KNOW THAT THANKSGIVING IS ALSO NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY DAY? Thanksgiving Day is not only a time of gathering with friends and family to eat a sumptuous meal and count blessings. It’s also National Family Health History Day on November 26th. Family health history is a record of the diseases and health conditions […]

Nosing Down Memory Lane

Nosing Down Memory Lane

THE NOSE REMEMBERS Think of your childhood home. Personally, at 28 years old, it has been long since I last graced the narrow earthly-toned house surrounded by a floating garden I call home. Perhaps for some readers it’s been more than a couple decades. In any case, the solidity and depth of detail you are […]