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 […]

High-Flow Nasal Cannula

High-Flow Nasal Cannula

WHAT IS A HIGH-FLOW NASAL CANNULA (HFNC)? A high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) is a heated and humidified system that allows prescribed fraction of inspired oxygen (FIO2) levels to be delivered at very high flow rates. The main intended use of HFNC: precise oxygen delivery, improve gas exchange, significantly reduce the work of breathing, and create […]

Philips IntelliVue MP50 Patient Monitors

Philips IntelliVue MP50 Patient Monitors

WHAT ARE PATIENT MONITORS?  Multi-parameter patient monitors (MPMs) are widely used in intensive care units (ICUs) and general wards to continuously monitor patients’ health based on the following human vital parameters: heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, and oxygen saturation (SPO2). This is where the Philips IntelliVue MP50 multi-parameter patient monitor comes into play. INTRODUCTION […]

What is The Hardest Substance in The Human Body?

What is The Hardest Substance in The Human Body?

  What is the hardest substance in the human body? The hardest substance in the body contains up to 96% of minerals. The rest is composed of water and other organic materials. The primary mineral in this substance is hydroxyapatite, which is crystalline calcium phosphate. Once fully formed this substance does not contain blood vessels […]

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month September is blood cancer awareness month and the hope is that this blog post raises awareness for those who have or continue to suffer from different blood cancers. Over 1.2 million people have had or have blood cancer. Blood cancer may look different from other cancers in that there […]

Why are Diseases Like the Measles Popping Up?

Why are Diseases Like the Measles Popping Up?

Why are Diseases Like the Measles Popping Up? There has been the news breaking story for the last couple of weeks, that diseases that have a vaccination, are coming back and attacking people at record numbers not seen in decades. If you are wondering why this keeps happening, continue reading. 

Wednesday Wisdom: Pet Owners Live Longer Than Non-Pet Owners

Wednesday Wisdom: Pet Owners Live Longer Than Non-Pet Owners

Wednesday Wisdom: Pet Owners Live Longer Than Non-Pet Owners Today is Love Your Pet Day. Pet owners are encouraged to share their experience with owning and loving a pet, and the joy the pet brings to their life. We recently wrote a post about humans loving baby animals for being small and cute; much like […]

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood There are many different types of artificial replacements for the human body, including a hip or knee replacement, and chest, chin, calf, and buttocks implants. Did you know that there is no process to make artificial blood? Click to read more about why this is […]