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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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