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Role of Medical Ventilators in Critical Life Care

Introduction In the wake of covid 19, medical ventilators were the most sought-after machines in the world. The percentage of people recovering from covid 19 was higher in medical facilities where the ventilators were available. The shortage of oxygen and ventilators brought the system to its knees. The covid 19 virus was attacking the lungs of the infected. Infected people had difficulty breathing and the saturation percentage of oxygen quickly fell. Ventilator machines were...

How does a BiPAP machine function and what is its use in treating sleep apnea? 0

BiPAP Machine – Uses, side effects & how it treats sleep apnea

Introduction Globally there is a steep rise in the cases of obstructive sleep apnea. India remains in an alarming state with over 6 million cases of apnea with the majority undiagnosed and untreated. Untreated sleep apnea kicks off worse complications that include hypertension, elevated blood pressure, disturbed heartbeat, heart attacks, brain attacks, and Prediabetes. Sleep disorders result in deterioration of the overall health and at times lead to irreversible damage to the human body...

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An Ultimate Guide to Suction Apparatus

Introduction A suction machine clinically known as an aspirator is a device that is used to remove an obstruction in the patient’s airways. It is critical that the patient has a clear airway at all times whether during the surgery or otherwise. An obstruction in the airways interferes with the medical procedure and can be life-threatening. It is imperative to remove the obstruction that is in the form of mucous, blood, saliva, secretions, and...

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Ambu bag (bag valve mask) – How to use & is it an alternative to a ventilator?

Introduction The black swan event of Covid 19 amongst many things taught us the importance of oxygen in patient care. The non-availability of ventilators was a major reason for the setback and delay in critical care. There was a surge in the demand for ventilators. Conventional ventilators are high in cost and would have a high lead time to manufacture. The machines are not portable and cannot be quickly moved to an emergency site....

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A Complete Guide to Buy Scrub Suit Online

Medical Scrubs Industry in India VS US. The Medical scrubs market in India is valued at 1 billion in India as against the 100 billion US markets for medical wear. It is clearly evident in the various medical series featured on Netflix. From Grey’s Anatomy to Scrubs the medical staff seen are clad in tastefully designed, smart, and colorful scrubs. As the shows are a reflection of events and people around us, the same...

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Family Doctors on the Front Line

The family doctor, the name speaks for itself. He had always been there for granny, for your dad, when your sister was expecting her first birth, or when the dog had given you a nasty bite. He was the first guy you called when you were coughing in the covid times. A conversation with him over the phone puts you at ease. He orders the diagnosis test when it is necessary, after all, he...

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6 Ways to Style your Medical Scrubs Fashionably

The healthcare industry has never been associated with fashion and style and is not the most glamorous of professions. This is an industry where every human, whether poor or rich relies on in their tough times. The doctors and nurses know the number of hours they have to be on their feet in stressful situations and therefore comfort is a big concern when it comes to medical wear to sustain long hours of duty...

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The scrubs- From functional to setting trends in comfort and style

Medical scrubs are second skin if you are in health care. The scrub clothing needs to go through a complete makeover when it comes to the choice of cloth, the color, and the fit. Scrub clothing need not be limited to doctors and nurses. Medical institutions should provide their staff with color-coded scrubs clothing as medical uniforms. The scrub uniforms are easy to maintain and less expensive than the conventional uniforms. Recent surveys with...

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World Health Day: Necessary Changes in Lifestyle to Prevent Health Risks

It’s almost time when things are coming back to normal, World Health Day couldn’t have come at a better time! Two years back the coronavirus had sparked and the panic mode was on around the world. The day in and out multiplying infectious patients within a short period of time had put the entire healthcare sector under pressure of performance and deliverance. With still the pandemic going on, diseases like heart, cancer, asthma are...

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Wound Dressings: Types of dressings and advances in the wound care industry

In the healthcare industry, much attention has been given to reducing the incidence of hospital-acquired infection and illnesses. A wound dressing is a type of bandage used to cover a wound and stick to the surrounding skin by glue or wound dressing tape. It can be in different forms like a gel, foam, gauze, bandage, and other wound dressing patches. Most wound dressings consist of compounds such as polymers, elastomers, and natural products. Different...