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Hospital Safety for Elderly Patients

Hospital Safety for Elderly Patients

Throughout our life cycle as human beings, our bodies grow, develop, and eventually deteriorate. Unfortunately, this means, toward the end of our lives, we are more prone to the pains of life—falls, illnesses, dementia, and many other ailments. This makes visits to hospitals especially difficult for older individuals and necessitates an emphasis on hospital safety for elderly patients.

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Common Medication Administration Errors

Common Medication Administration Errors

Medical administration errors account for billions of dollars worth of damage annually. To err is human, which means, unfortunately, these things are a part of life. However, that doesn’t mean that healthcare providers can’t take steps to reduce them. By being aware of the common medication administration errors, doctors and clinicians can protect patients.

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Common Complications Associated With Mechanical Ventilators

Common Complications Associated With Mechanical Ventilators

A human being can hold their breath for approximately three minutes without suffering harm. Afterward, permanent brain damage begins to set in, followed by death. Mechanical ventilation creates a protective barrier between patients and this terrifying fate. However, if not used properly, they can potentially pose other risks. These are some of the common complications associated with mechanical ventilation.

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Essential Medical Equipment for Maternity Care

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New life deserves protection. This means protecting mothers’ lives before, during, and after delivery. Our guide examines essential equipment for this process.

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How To Properly Sanitize Medical Equipment Between Patients

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Sanitizing medical equipment is a hospital’s first line of defense against infection. Here, we discuss proper techniques to perform this essential function.

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Top 10 Healthcare Technology Hazards

Top 10 Healthcare Technology Hazards

By Ibby Smith Stofer

If you work in any of the medical device, healthcare, or other related fields, you may be surprised when you review the latest Top Ten Health Technology Hazard report by Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI).

ECRI publishes an annual report based on a review of reported incidents, independent medical device testing, and reporting databases. The list "identifies the potential sources of danger [ECRI] warrants the greatest attention for the coming year."2021's list was recently published, and it surprisingly has none of the traditional concerns that have previously been brought to our attention. COVID-19 and its worldwide impact changed regulatory approvals, clinical practice, patient reliance on commercial technology, and more.

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Different Types of Ventilators

Different Types of Ventilators

Over the years, mechanical ventilation has undergone numerous innovations. These innovations have allowed ventilators to be used to meet a broader range of patient needs. This is accomplished by using different types of ventilators that are geared toward patients with various medical conditions.

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What To Know About Medical Equipment Financing

What To Know About Medical Equipment Financing

Every year, countless medical facilities across the country grapple with insufficient funding. Unfortunately, the need for vital medical equipment does not slow down just because funding does, and these facilities still need medical equipment to provide patients with essential care. For facilities in this situation, medical equipment financing may be the solution. We look at a few of the positive benefits of financing equipment.

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Reasons Your Facility Needs To Use Alaris Pumps

Reasons Your Facility Needs To Use Alaris Pumps

Innovation is necessary to keep the science industry moving forward. This is especially true of the medical field. Making improvements helps us save lives and improve the quality of care for all patients. Alaris pumps have advanced the practice of providing intravenous therapy to patients. It’s innovative nature is just one of the reasons your facility needs to use Alaris pumps

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Medical Equipment Market

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Medical Equipment Market

Since its emergence on the global scene, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually every aspect of public life: healthcare, government, business, and education. The impact of COVID-19 on the medical equipment market is especially noteworthy, considering that its impact directly affects our ability to fight the virus. Here, we examine just a few key considerations.

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