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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

National Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day | October 7th

National Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day | October 7th

National Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day October 7th Today Soma would like to help raise awareness and help educate people about Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN). This is a rare condition where you have pain associated with your trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve is the fifth cranial nerve also referred to as CN V. This nerve is responsible […]

Isolette Incubators

Isolette Incubators

Isolette Incubators and Infant Warmers Babies come to term when they are expelled from the mother. During their stay, they are in the uterus which is a heat controlled warm environment. To simulate that environment when they are birthed, they are put into an infant warmer. The infant warmer simulates the heat a mother would […]

The History of Portable X-Ray Machines

The History of Portable X-Ray Machines

The History of Portable X-Ray Machines Did you know that portable X-Ray machines have been around for more than 100 years? There is so much rich history to one of history’s greatest technological advances. Click to read more below to discover the history of portable X-ray machines, and how they have come so far, but […]

How to Properly Budget Medical Equipment for Your Facility

How to Properly Budget Medical Equipment for Your Facility

How to Properly Budget Medical Equipment for Your Facility Medical facilities are well known for having large budgets to supply their equipment and run their building for the fiscal year. Hospitals, physician’s offices, clinics, and ambulatory surgery centers often follow strict budgets, so any amount saved can provide financial flexibility wherever it’s needed most; whether […]