Ventilators: Purpose and risks

Ventilators: An Overview A ventilator is a mechanical device that is used commonly in hospitals to support patients in the case of an emergency. A ventilator pumps air into the patient’s lungs and removes carbon dioxide from the body when they find it difficult to breathe properly on their own. Doctors or respiratory therapists use…

FPD C-Arms - Lower Radiation, Better Images, Smaller Footprint

Why Flat Panel Detector C-Arms (FPD) Are Becoming Popular?

Introduction The adoption of new and updated technology offers various benefits in medical practice and an efficient way to provide quality care and treatment to patients. Evolution of technology is very much crucial in a hospital and ambulatory surgical centers. One of the most important parameters in technological evolution is the presence of the latest…

Why Ultrasound is Considered the Safest Diagnostic Technique?

Introduction Ultrasound also called ultrasonography is a non-invasive imaging test that uses high-frequency sound waves to create real-time pictures or videos of internal organs or other soft tissues, such as blood vessels. The image obtained by ultrasound is known as a sonogram and this enables healthcare providers to see details of soft tissues inside the…

Future is Flat-panel Detector C-arms

Introduction If we talk about the major technology available at ambulatory surgery centers or hospital surgical departments, then the question arises what to consider a Flat-panel Detector (FPD) or an Image Intensifier? Armed with the right information, provided in this informative article one can choose the best technology that would give an optimum return on…

How To Choose Which Ultrasound Machine Is Right For You?

Introduction An ultrasound machine is a popular imaging method that utilizes high-frequency sound waves that help to generate live images of the target organ of the body. It is a popular imaging system because it is harmless, as it emits non-ionizing radiation. Choosing the right ultrasound machine for your practise can be tough. Read on…

Myths and Facts Related to Haemophilia and Bleeding Disorders

Introduction Medical conditions like Haemophilia and Bleeding disorders are not very common and our society lacks awareness about them. Even today, most of us are misled about the bleeding disorders (especially Haemophilia and Von Willebrand disease) and there is the quite widespread prevalence and sharing of some myths and invalid ideas about them. Keep reading,…

Our Planet, Our Health

Introduction What describes healthy health? Healthy surroundings, fresh air, reduced pollution, a fresh diet, happy minds, and positive vibes are one of the key factors that play a major role in healthy living and good body health. This year’s theme for World Health Day reflects a growing global concern with the health impacts of massive…