4 Nebulizers That Are a Bang for The Buck

4 Nebulizers That Are a Bang for The Buck

Nebulizers are an effective means of treating respiratory problems directly; they send the medication directly to your lungs within minutes. While other medications take about half an hour to relieve breathlessness, nebulizer acts immediately. Two variants are usually available in the market – battery-operated and power-operated.  While our website has a host of options when it comes to choices, these 4 nebulizer machine models have, time and […]

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Suturing Up Lacerations Right

Suturing Up Lacerations Right

The laceration is an irregular wound caused by tearing of the skin. In the case of most lacerations, tissue injury is minimal and infections are not common. However, severe lacerations can stretch out to the full thickness of the skin, extending into the subcutaneous tissues, which could include the internal organs, underlying muscles or bone. Such full-thickness lacerations require closure with sutures. Sutures also help […]

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Replicate Hospital Sanitation at Home

Replicate Hospital Sanitation at Home

Sanitation and sterilization are the basic tenets of healthcare services and institutions. In hospitals, sanitation is performed meticulously to ensure that a clean, healthy and disinfected environment is created for patients, staff and visitors alike. To achieve this, a rigorous sanitation programme is put in order which involves cleaning, disinfection and sterilization. While hospitals have trained professionals and advanced equipment to aid them with this […]

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World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day 2018

June 5th is observed as World Environment Day to generate awareness and encourage conscious efforts by the governments, organizations and individuals towards protection of the environment. While India is the global host this year, the theme for 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”. The statistics for plastic waste that we generate are alarming. Worldwide, up to 500 billion plastic bags are used each year, at least […]

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Why Smart Medical Buyer is The Medical Partner You Need ?

Why Smart Medical Buyer is The Medical Partner You Need ?

Procuring medical equipment for your store or clinic shouldn’t be subject to substandard manufacturing and capricious dealers. The equipment is designed to specific requirements and can mean the difference between life and death. However, the logistics and the management cannot be ignored. You must measure the services with precision before establishing a partnership. The rise of B2B e-commerce presents the dynamic shift of establishments procuring […]

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Why 3M Littmann is the Top Choice Among Medical Students

Why 3M Littmann is the Top Choice Among Medical Students

Among their readings, hospital rounds, and sleepless nights, medical students have many momentous moments in their lives they hold very dear; donning and using their first stethoscope is one such example. The universal symbol for a physician, a stethoscope has come a long way from being a simple and efficient diagnostic tool to being a constant companion to the medical students throughout their education and […]

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Nipah Virus: Symptoms and Precautions – All You Need To Know

Nipah Virus: Symptoms and Precautions – All You Need To Know

WHO defines Nipah Virus Infection (NIV) as a newly emerging zoonosis, an infection affecting both humans and animals, which causes severe debilitating effects, resulting in death within days. The infection was earlier restricted to the eastern parts of the country, with the last outbreak noted in 2007 in West Bengal, but the recent outbreak in Kerala has been a major cause of concern. NIV has […]

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Nipah Virus – What are we dealing with?

Nipah Virus – What are we dealing with?

A health alert has been sparked all-across Kerala since infection from the Nipah Virus has led to the demise of eleven people in the state. The deadly virus was first discovered in a Malaysian village called Nipah after an outbreak in 1998. Thereafter, two outbreaks were reported in India in 2001 and 2007 in Eastern state of west Bengal. Even though the virus has been […]

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Debunking Popular Myths About Surgical Prep

Debunking Popular Myths About Surgical Prep

More often than not, Surgical Site Infections (SSI) develop due to bacterial or viral contamination on the patient’s skin. To curb such infections, research & development departments of leading pharmaceutical companies have come up with an elegant solution.  By simply reducing the number of microorganisms on the patient’s skin, the risk of SSIs can be restricted. The invention of the 3M micropore paper tape which […]

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Wound Closure with Sutures: Today and in History

Wound Closure with Sutures: Today and in History

The role of stitches and sutures in transforming the field of medical surgery throughout history is undeniable. These medical devices are used for apposition of body tissues after injury and surgery, and have evolved over thousands of years from being fashioned out of organic materials to being manufactured using synthetic polymer fibres. Let’s trace the evolution of wound closure with modern-day sutures, such as Ethicon’s […]

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