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6 Treatments For Sleep Apnea

6 Treatments For Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder. In fact, it’s thought to affect up to 7% of men and 5% of women in the United States. When you have sleep apnea, your breathing stops and starts again many times throughout the night. Left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to potentially serious problems, including high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. Luckily, there are several treatments that can control sleep apnea, protect your health, and improve difficult symptoms, like daytime sleepiness. …

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4 Misconceptions About Catheters

4 Misconceptions About Catheters

It can be a daunting day for any patient when they learn that they’ll have to start living with a catheter, whether for a time of recovery or permanently. The very concept can make anyone wince with sympathy pain. But catheters are perhaps not as scary as we’ve built them up to be in our minds. There are a number of misconceptions going around about catheters that can make the news that you need one more stressful. In today’s blog,…

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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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The Advantages of a Toilet Wheelchair

The Advantages of a Toilet Wheelchair

If you’ve worked in nursing homes or a hospital you understand how difficult it can assist someone to to the toilet when they are recovering from surgery or have lost part of their full to capacity to old their weight. One of our most popular products to assist with this is the “Aluminum Rehab Shower Commode Chair” by Drive Medical. Still want to stay at home but are nervous about those transfers to the toilet?  This “Toilet Wheelchair” allows people…

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Invacare GHS350 Stand up Lifts & making patient transfers easier

Invacare GHS350 Stand up Lifts & making patient transfers easier

Medical care of immobile patients is one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Taking a patient from the bed onto a wheelchair or to the washroom becomes a tedious job even if the weight of the patient is less than that of the caretaker. However, with the advent of hydraulics and modern technology we have the Invacare 350 stand up lift. How the Invacare GHS350 works The easy to use machine comes with a manual that tells you…

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