Tips For Moving To Smart IV Pumps In Your Medical Practice
3 January 2019
In the last few years, smart IV pump systems have come onto the market and are quickly replacing general-purpose IV pumps in medical practices all over the country. Medical offices are quickly flocking to new smart infusion systems because they are much safer for patients. This added safety is provided by a dose error system built into them. The dose error system is able to catch errors before medication reaches the patient.
If your medical practice has been using traditional IV pumps and has decided to move to smart pumps, these tips will help you successfully do so:
A First-Time Pregnant Woman's Guide
3 December 2018
Joy, love, fear, and anxiety are all perfectly natural emotions to feel when pregnant. This is very much compounded if you are delivering your first baby. To make sure that you get through your pregnancy with full confidence and avoiding foreseeable issues, there are some tips that will be helpful. Start with these tips to get the most out of your pregnancy as you shift toward this huge life change.
What You Need To Know About Tapering Off Opioids
10 October 2018
If you've experienced an injury or undergone surgery, your doctor may have prescribed opioid pain medications to help you get through the pain. Opioid medications are strong and potentially addictive, but very effective at relieving acute, short-term pain. Unfortunately, if you end up relying on opioid pain medications for more than a few weeks, you could start to develop a dependence on them, and you may experience unpleasant withdrawal effects when you try to quit using them.
Why Stitches Are Important For Wounds And How To Know If You Need Them
17 September 2018
Many people will experience times in life where they inadvertently cut themselves, and some of these cuts might be so deep or large that they require medical help. If you accidentally cut yourself, you should realize that there is a chance you might need stitches. While getting stitches is not always necessary with cuts, it can be helpful for deep, large cuts. Here are several things you should know about the importance of stitches and when you should visit a doctor to get them.