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How to Use the PleurX Access Kit

How to Use the PleurX Access Kit

To properly help care for your home patients, PleurX catheter access kit is an ideal solution. It was designed to give intermittent access by professional caregivers to the PleurX catheter in order to inject or withdraw fluids, provide sclerosing agents, or maintain the catheter through flushing or declotting. It’s a fantastic medical product that allows patients the freedom of life outside the hospital, where you as the professional caregiver can help them manage recurrent pleural effusions or malignant ascites in…

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How to Use a Standard SpeediCath

How to Use a Standard SpeediCath

For some people, a catheter is necessary to live a normal life. Previously, catheters were difficult to insert and use, but now Coloplast has created SpeediCath which is the latest breakthrough in medical technology. SpeediCath is the first catheter of its kind. It’s an intermittent catheter that is ready to use instantly and is pre-lubricated and ready for use. It comes in a variety of sizes and lengths so it can fit men, women, and children comfortably. The hydrophilic coating…

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5 Warning Signs You Should Heed When Choosing a Nursing Home for Loved Ones

5 Warning Signs You Should Heed When Choosing a Nursing Home for Loved Ones

It’s a difficult decision to put a loved one into a nursing home, but for many families, it’s the only way to ensure an aging relative gets the constant care that they need. After Hurricane Irma roared through Florida, a nursing home was found responsible for neglect when 10 patients died as a result of no air conditioning.  In the interest of helping you protect your family when choosing a suitable nursing home, ATC Medical wants you to be aware…

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The Future of 3D Printed Medical Supplies is Finally Here

The Future of 3D Printed Medical Supplies is Finally Here

It sounds like a bizarre concept that was dreamed up in Star Wars, or perhaps Terminator or even Demolition Man. 3D printing of medical supplies was once just a dream someone had, but now, it’s a very big reality, one that is making a positive impact on the medical community. This is a game changer for doctors and medical teams in countries where medical equipment is too expensive or even too difficult to get. Thanks to a Canadian doctor named…

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The Emergence of Drones for Texas Flooding from Hurricane Harvey

The Emergence of Drones for Texas Flooding from Hurricane Harvey

The large use of drones in the Texas flooded areas from Hurricane Harvey, especially for surveying the extent of the damage and looking for people to rescue is unprecedented.  One day drones could enhance the speed of finding stranded citizens & other emergency medical care in natural disasters. Aerial Visual Technologies is also dispatching a fleet of 5 drones and operators. They’re most used to map construction projects, but this company will use the drones this time to aid in…

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Invacare, Medical Supplier of Wheelchairs, Beds, & Oxygen Cоnсеntrаtоrѕ

Invacare, Medical Supplier of Wheelchairs, Beds, & Oxygen Cоnсеntrаtоrѕ

Invасаrе Cоrроrаtiоn, inсоrроrаtеd оn Mаrсh 23, 1971, iѕ a mаnufасturеr аnd distributor fоr mеdiсаl еԛuiрmеnt used in nоn-асutе саrе ѕеttingѕ. This medical cоmраnу dеѕignѕ, mаnufасturеѕ and diѕtributеѕ mеdiсаl devices help реорlе tо move, brеаthе, rest аnd реrfоrm еѕѕеntiаl hygiene. The cоmраnу’ѕ geographical segments are Eurоре, Nоrth Amеriса and Aѕiа/Pасifiс. Thе Company provides mеdiсаl device solutions fоr соngеnitаl (cerebral palsy, muѕсulаr dуѕtrорhу аnd ѕрinа bifidа), acquired (ѕtrоkе, spinal соrd injurу, trаumаtiс brаin injurу, post-acute recovery аnd pressure ulсеrѕ) аnd dеgеnеrаtivе (аmуоtrорhiс…

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Benefits of using the 3M N95 air mask

Benefits of using the 3M N95 air mask

Due to an increase in air pollution in China, there are numerous health risks swarming around which can harm you and your family such as lung cancer, cardiopulmonary diseases, respiratory diseases etc. To ensure that you and your family remain protected from the treacherous air, we offer you the 3M N95 Air Masks, which ensure your protection against harmful gases and air particles while you are traveling outside, especially China. According to researchers, the 3M N95 mask is considered a…

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5 Benefits of Using a Shower Wheelchair

5 Benefits of Using a Shower Wheelchair

For the elderly and people with disabilities, taking a shower alone can be an unnerving and quite difficult task. It can also create a sense of humiliation when you ask others to take a bath. For people acquiring assistance, simple tasks can become incredibly complex, such as slipping on the bathroom floor and having injuries that require immediate hospital care. So to save you from injuries, we have listed down several reasons why to use the shower wheelchair while taking…

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