In patients with chronic respiratory illnesses or under emergency situations like heart failure or stroke there is a need for supplemental oxygen for maintaining the necessary blood oxygen levels in the body. The oxygen level can be checked by a pulse oximeter. If the level falls below the requirement oxygen cylinders or concentrators are employed to provide oxygen.… Continue reading Oxygen mask.
Urine drainage bags collect urine. Your bag will attach to a catheter (tube) that is inside your bladder. You may have a catheter and urine drainage bag because you have urinary incontinence (leakage), urinary retention (not being able to urinate), surgery that made a catheter necessary, or another health problem. Urine will pass through the catheter from your bladder… Continue reading Urine Collection bag.
The air we breathe contains about 21% oxygen. Without oxygen we would die in a matter of minutes. Many people at work and sometimes at home use oxygen gas in cylinders. It is widely used in welding, people who work in deep sea diving, for food preservation, in steel works and for medical purpose etc.… Continue reading Oxygen Cylinder
As you all know heart pumps the blood when the heart beats. The blood is circulated throughout the body to supply oxygen and energy to each part of the body. While pumping the blood force is exerted on the walls of artery and it requires energy or strength for the blood to move through arteries.… Continue reading Blood pressure machine.
The inclusion of protective shoe covers or footwear as a component of PPE for prevention of acquisition and dissemination of small microbial agents by healthcare staff derives from documentation of extensive floor contamination with bacterial pathogens. The effectiveness of shoe coverings in diminishing bacterial pathogen acquisition in ICUs has not been clearly demonstrated. To further assess the role of… Continue reading Shoe cover.
Stethoscope, medical instrument having both types of chest piece and arranged in such a manner, that they can be used in listening to sounds produced within the body, chiefly in the heart or lungs. It was invented by the French physician R.T.H. Laënnec, who in 1819 described the use of a perforated wooden cylinder to transmit… Continue reading Stethoscope
Injection is one of the important health care product used globally to administer drugs. Its unsafe use can transmit various blood borne pathogens. The history of injections started with the discovery of syringe in the early nineteenth century. Safe injection practice in developed countries was initiated in the early twentieth century but has not received… Continue reading There to assist: Medical Syringe.
Washing your hands is one of the easiest and most important things you can do to stay healthy and stop the spread of bacteria and viruses such as colds and flu and perhaps even coronavirus COVID-19. When you rub your eyes or touch your nose or mouth, any viruses on your hands can enter your body through mucous membranes in… Continue reading Hand wash.
Medical gloves are an essential everyday item for all healthcare professionals working in a healthcare environment. Gloves not only protect the wearer but they also create a safety zone for both healthcare providers and patients and make the industry safer and easier to work in. All medical gloves are disposable, single-use items and they are… Continue reading Surgical Gloves.
Face shields are personal protective equipment devices that are used by many workers (e.g., medical, dental, veterinary) for protection of the facial area and associated mucous membranes (eyes, nose, mouth) from splashes, sprays, and spatter of body fluids. Face shields are generally not used alone, but in conjunction with other protective equipment and are therefore… Continue reading Let’s face it: Face shield.
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