Sequential Compression Device

Sequential Compression Device

Sequential Compression Device Sequential compression devices are medical equipment devices that help to improve circulatory function in people who have poor circulatory flow. These devices can be used in hospitals and are approved for at-home use. Continue reading to learn more about the Sequential Compression Device (SCD).

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day: 2020

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day: 2020

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day: 2020 The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Today May 8th is World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. The Red Cross and Red Crescent movement has over 97 million volunteers, members, and staff around the world. Lets #KeepClapping to celebrate the achievements and bravery of the volunteers, […]

Corometrics Fetal Monitor

Corometrics Fetal Monitor

What is a Fetal Monitor? Fetal monitoring is done to measure an unborn baby’s heart rate and rhythm and was traditionally done with a fetoscope, which is essentially a specialized version of stethoscope.  With one of these, a doctor can directly listen to the fetal heartbeat to ensure that there aren’t any abnormalities.  A healthcare […]

National Nurses Day – National Nurses Week – International Nurses Day

National Nurses Day – National Nurses Week – International Nurses Day

National Nurses Day – National Nurses Week – International Nurses Day In 1982 the American Nurses Association (ANA) board of directors formally acknowledged May 6th, 1982 as National Nurses Day. Later, in 1990, the ANA expanded the recognition of nurses to a week-long celebration called National Nurses Week which starts on May 6th and goes […]

Resuming Elective Surgery:  What Can We Expect?

Resuming Elective Surgery: What Can We Expect?

Resuming Elective Surgery: What Can We Expect? What is Elective Surgery? Surgeries are often classified into four categories based on how urgently the procedure needs to be performed.  The most urgent are emergency surgeries which need to be performed as soon as possible in order to avoid permanent disability or death.  Likewise, urgent surgeries need […]

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

People around the world recognize Earth Day on April 22nd. This year marks the 50th anniversary. Earth Day was created to promote awareness and appreciation for the environment. Today, 192 countries around the world observe April 22nd as Earth Day. It’s the largest secular holiday in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people […]