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Medical Compression garments - 5 Reasons to Consider Before Shopping
Steven Paul Nov 13, 2019

Are you one of those people who likes to stay ahead of the health-consciousness race? Do you believe in the proverb “Precaution is better tha...

Trending skincare products in winter 2020
Steven Paul Nov 19, 2019

2020 would witness a booming skincare industry as almost every other year. Here's an overview of all the trending ingredients that would dominate t...

A-Z of IV Access and Factors to Keep in Mind While Administering One
Daniel Butler Nov 19, 2019

What is Intravenous Access? Intravenous Access or Intravenous Therapy is a procedure utilized for directly administering fluid into a vein. Availa...

11 Nutrition Myths Busted
Margine Perez Nov 20, 2019

Try discussing these universal ideas with your nutritionist; you'll be greeted with harsh words, if not worse! Experts who have proper knowledge of...

Thickeners: The Medical Food Miracle
Sean Mckenzie Nov 20, 2019

Enteral Nutrition has long been a part of the neonate and elderly tube-feeding procedure. When regular food consumption and digestion becomes chall...

Lubricants – What You Should Know & What You Should Definitely Know
Steven Paul Nov 29, 2019

Lubrication has long been a part of medical procedures - be it on humans or animals, be it of water or oil. But existing lubricants offer much more...

FAQs Concerning Straight Tip Catheterization
Sean Mckenzie Nov 25, 2019

Straight tip catheters are the most common and popular catheter variant. The usual FAQs concerning this type are the following ones: Why are strai...

Medical Gauzes: Their different types and an overview
Ashley Palmer Nov 27, 2019

What is an impregnated dressing? Wound dressing plays a pivotal role in fast and effective healing and involves the use of various chemicals and ...

Knee Length Compression Stockings and Their Benefits
Margine Perez Dec 3, 2019

With increasing stress in our day to day life, health issues are escalating at an enormous rate, such that, not only the elderly but the younger ge...

Which Wafer Should an Ostomate Choose?
Margine Perez Dec 9, 2019

What are wafers? Wafers are plastic rings for a critical purpose – holding your ostomy bag in place. Wafers are also referred to as baseplat...

5 Facts to Know About Ostomy Deodorants and Odor
Annie Stewart Dec 4, 2019

Introduction Ostomy (more commonly known as Stoma) is a surgical opening that is created on different regions of a human body to help excrete uri...

Aftercare for Ostomy Patients and The Role of Pouching System Deodorants
Adam Blakeley Dec 4, 2019

Ostomy is not only the treatment of a disease but also the beginning of a new life that comes with a new set of challenges. Living with an ostomy, ...

Two-Piece and One-Piece Pouching System After an Ostomy
Daniel Butler Dec 4, 2019

The use of two-piece pouches is popular among ostomy patients. Since pouches (either two-piece or one-piece) are an integral part of ostomy supplie...

Facts About Non-sterile Gloves
Sean Mckenzie Dec 6, 2019

In the medical field, be it surgical or non-surgical, the most important part is maintaining high standards of hygiene. As a health care practition...

Non-Impregnated Gauze: Types and Uses
Daniel Butler Dec 9, 2019

Gauzes have been the most ancient method used for wound care. The type of gauzes and their materials have slowly evolved during the times of war. T...

Ostomy Pouching System
Alister Frost Dec 9, 2019

When diagnosed with a disease adversely affecting the functioning of the colon, an opening or a stoma is created to divert the digestive or urinary...

To Compress or Not To Compress | Debunking Popular Myths on Compression Garments
Margine Perez Nov 19, 2019

Compression Garments might be more popularly known as one of the miracles of the 21st century, whereas the truth is way too far from that. History ...

10 Winter Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed!
Daniel Butler Nov 6, 2019

It’s almost the end of fall – and it’s time to stock up your wardrobe with winter emergencies! Here is the list of 10 things tha...

Different Types of Medical Gauzes
Steven Paul Nov 25, 2019

Medical emergency-knowhow is one of the most important things that we tend to neglect; in fact, school kids should have a thorough knowledge of adm...

5 Common FAQs on Catheter Lubrication
Daniel Butler Nov 25, 2019

Why is Catheter Lubrication needed? Catheter lubrication serves the purpose of easy and painless insertion of the device through the urine path o...

Skincare Creams and Ointments – All about AHA, BHA as skincare ingredients
Ashley Palmer Nov 19, 2019

Both forms of fruit acid – AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) and BHA (beta hydroxy acid) are recommended for skincare. The irony about skin products i...

Intermittent Catheters – Tips for First-Time Catheter Users
Ashley Palmer Nov 13, 2019

What are Catheters? A catheter is a piece of medical equipment made of components like silicone, latex & PVC, among other things. The primary...

Things to Know Before You Get a Cannula Done
Adam Blakeley Dec 12, 2019

Cannulation is mainly done to gain venous access in patients. The access provides for several things such as administration of medicines, foods, ot...

Why Does Infant Formula Score Over Cow’s Milk?
Annie Stewart Dec 16, 2019

Why Infant Formula instead of cow's milk? The diet of a growing baby is a mother's constant cause of anxiety. When should the infant learn to eat,...

7- Wound Care Supplies Every Medical Personnel Must Have Handy
Daniel Butler Dec 17, 2019

Emergencies can come up anywhere and every medical personnel should be well-equipped to handle the situation. Here is a list of few things that com...

How Adult Underwear and Other Products Help Cope with Incontinence?
Margine Perez Dec 17, 2019

Why do most people find adult incontinence to be embarrassing? Especially men do, and they are just not ready to go for adult diapers! Possibly, th...

Top 14 Queries About a Disposable CPAP Filter
Annie Stewart Dec 25, 2019

Around 3 in 10 adults suffer from mild sleep apnea and 1 in 15 suffer from it severely. It is a sleep disorder in which a person has uneven breathi...

Enteral Feeding Supplies
Judy Weaver Dec 25, 2019

With an increasing surge of health issues worldwide, people suffer from organ malfunction now and then. The most common is the inability to intake ...

Skin Cleansers: Which one would suit your skin type?
Ashley Palmer Dec 29, 2019

After a long and weary day, all you can crave for is some amount of freshness! Nothing at this moment feels as great as a cleansed and refreshed fa...

Compression Stockings: an Overview with an Emphasis on the Thigh Length Variant
Alister Frost Dec 29, 2019

Compression stockings adhere to several purposes; it could be for mere comfort or for support in the healing process. It is also preferred by sport...

Tubular Bandages and its Uses
Adam Blakeley Dec 30, 2019

Bandages are the basics when it comes to wound healing. Bandages are of four main types: gauge, compression, triangular and tube. Gauge bandages ar...

Povidone Iodine: A Brief Detail and Common Concerns
Steven Paul Jan 3, 2020

Povidone or polyvinylpyrrolidone was originally developed to boost plasma volume by creating osmotic pressure. Povidone mixed with Iodine forms an ...

Supplemental Nutrition: Essentials in a bottle?
Daniel Butler Jan 5, 2020

Supplemental nutrition is all sorts of dietary additive aimed at providing essential nutrients required by an adult body. Supplements are affordabl...

What are Anti-Embolism Stockings?
Jeremy Burns Jan 7, 2020

The purpose and functionality of Anti Embolism Stockings (AES) are quite like that of compression stockings – the ones that are prescribed wh...

All about Body Washes and Shampoos
Margine Perez Jan 7, 2020

Skin types and hair types can be broadly categorized into a few common categories. Let's start with your skin first – that's the largest orga...

The use and purpose of Lancets and lancing devices
Judy Weaver Jan 9, 2020

If you don’t have a history of diabetes in your family, or rather, if you do not have much knowledge about this sickness till date, you are n...

Purposes of an Electromagnetic Treatment
Adam Blakeley Jan 9, 2020

Electrotherapy is the use of electric current for medical treatment. The technique is not as simple as it sounds to be. It is used for chronic pain...

Pen Needle: A brief discussion on the types, its re-use and how to make their use painless
Steven Paul Jan 9, 2020

What are Pen Needles? People with diabetes are most familiar with these devices. They are indeed a great relief for diabetic patients who require...

Nasal Pillow Masks and its Essential Components
Judy Weaver Jan 14, 2020

Sleep apnea is an intensifying disorder in 3 out of 10 adults and is a severe case in 1 out of 15. It is a potential sleep disorder that causes dif...

Sterile Water – a brief overview
Alister Frost Jan 14, 2020

Water is a prerequisite for life; it is used in most functional activities, from food and drink to basic medical and pharmaceutical steps and has p...

Asthma: Types, Symptoms, Treatment, and Queries
Steven Paul Jan 29, 2020

With increasing pollution, people are suffering from several air-borne diseases and asthma is one such sickness, which may develop genetically or s...

Moldable Barriers: Strips and Rings
Alister Frost Jan 29, 2020

In the United States, an estimated 450,000 approx. people have ostomy support which is now a commonly experienced complication. Ostomy is the proce...

Nasal Pillow Masks and its Essential Components
Adam Blakeley Jan 29, 2020

Sleep apnea is an intensifying disorder in 3 out of 10 adults and is a severe case in 1 out of 15. It is a potential sleep disorder that causes dif...

6 Common FAQs for Patients using Nebulizers
Debby Huffman Jan 29, 2020

I have been recently prescribed a nebulizer. How does it work? The basic mechanism of a nebulizing machine is the conversion of the liquid medicat...

Sharps Containers – A Brief Detail About Management and Disposal with Information of Mailable Sharps Disposal
Adam Blakeley Jan 30, 2020

Used sharp medical objects like syringes and blades are considered biohazard as they carry blood-borne pathogens and causes diseases like Hepatitis...

Non-Impregnated Packing Strips – A Brief Detail and Usage Guidelines
Debby Huffman Jan 30, 2020

Wounds can be of varying severity – from small cuts to deep gushing wounds and are treated accordingly. Small wounds can be secured by bandag...

Sterile Gloves – a brief detail with possible FAQs
Sean Mckenzie Jan 30, 2020

Skin is a major hub of micro-organisms and a primary source for contamination in the medical sphere. However, skin cannot be sterilized, so sterile...

Pediatric training diapers: When to start & how are they useful?
Jessica Alexander Jan 31, 2020

Are you parenting a toddler? Is your kiddo somewhere between one and a half or two years of age? Pediatric toilet training is certainly on your to-...

The Role of Aspirators in Surgical Interventions
Jeremy Burns Feb 8, 2020

Surgical interventions – almost all of them – need aspirators during surgical procedures that are essential for healing and recovery. S...

5 common FAQs on Compression stockings
Judy Weaver Feb 8, 2020

Your medical practitioner might have simply prescribed a pair of waist-high compression stockings for your DVT or dysautonomia symptoms. You will n...

How do Lancets aid blood sugar patients?
Debby Huffman Feb 8, 2020

Glycaemia is a commonly known evil these days with every other household having one or more diabetic candidates. Though mostly genetically conspire...

Moldable Barrier Rings – an ostomy leakage remedy
Correen Morris Feb 8, 2020

A surgical procedure to reroute a person’s digestive and urinary waste out of the body is ostomy. A small opening called a stoma is surgicall...

Feeding Tube: Its Uses, Types and the Methods of Removal
Ashley Palmer Feb 17, 2020

What is a Feeding tube? A feeding tube is a piece of medical equipment, generally made of plastic, to feed individuals who are unable to take food...

Nasal Pillow Masks and Other Facial Masks
Nancy Playfoot Feb 17, 2020

The very first thing that occurs while masks are being discussed is why people use masks at all? Masks are primarily of 3 types – a full face...