Mobile Dentistry and Emergency Portable Suction: A Vital Partnership

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jan 11, 2018 3:13:26 AM

Watching television commercials, and the apparent growing obsession with white teeth in the United States, you would think that dental health is of primary importance to most Americans. And yet millions fail to follow basic guidelines on oral health, such as regular cleanings. There are many reasons for this, the most obvious being the high cost of dental care. Another is lack of insurance, which again places patients in the difficult position of caring for their teeth versus more immediate expenses.

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Emergency medical suction

Using Portable Suction Machines with the Special Needs Patient

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 28, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Portable suction for hospitals, Handheld portable suction

The Portable Device Every Paramedic Needs

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 21, 2017 4:30:00 AM

When you think back to what EMS equipment used to be like, you can appreciate the vast changes that have taken place. Oxygen bottles were larger, heavier, and a burden to drag on scene. Monitors were clunky and not nearly as sophisticated. And stretchers required back-breaking labor to lift and haul.

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Emergency medical suction

Why Include a Portable Suction Pump in Your Pedi Bag?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 7, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

Let's face it: Pediatric patients can be intimidating. They're small, they cry a lot, they require different medication dosages, and, fortunately, we don't run into them with great frequency.

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Emergency medical suction

What to Include With Your Portable Suction Device

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 28, 2017 4:30:00 AM

Your portable suction device is a vital piece of equipment, yet you may give it little thought on a shift-by-shift basis. We take for granted the critical role it plays in airway patency, assuming there is no need for preplanning or strategizing. But there are some simple steps you can take to ensure your suction unit remains operational, and part of the life-saving lineup you rely on each shift. Let’s discuss some of the strategies employed when deciding what to include with your portable suction device.

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Emergency medical suction, Emergency Preparedness

The Critical Role of a Portable Suction Machine in Dental Trauma

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 14, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Medical Suction for Dental

Keeping Your Portable Medical Suction Unit Healthy

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 9, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Medical Suction

Why Bring Along the Portable Suction Unit?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 24, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Emergency medical suction

The Role of a Portable Suction Pump in Training Scenarios

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 19, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

When was the last time you worked a code? If you serve a busy, urban area, or a population heavy on retirees, you probably remain proficient in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS). Drug therapies and dosages, intubation procedures, and post-resuscitation care are part and parcel to busy EMS systems. But what if you work in a slow-paced, rural setting, where the calls are few and far between? What happens to your ACLS skills if you rarely use them? Most likely, you lose them.

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Airway management, EMS suction

How to Choose the Right Portable Suction Unit

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 31, 2017 4:30:00 AM

Anyone in the medical field can attest to the importance of suction. How else could we clear a patient’s airway were it not for the use of suction? When you think of all the arenas in which suction is used—throughout hospitals, in the prehospital setting, and just about any place treatment is provided—it’s impossible to imagine patient care without it.

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Topics: Handheld portable suction, Emergency medical suction