Key Questions to Ask Your Rep About Portable Medical Suction Devices

Posted by Sam D. Say

Sep 7, 2016 4:30:00 AM

There are many portable suction devices on the market today, and you want to be sure to make an informed decision before purchasing. To aid in this process, utilize your sales rep!

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Three Best Practices for Portable Suction Machine Maintenance

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 27, 2016 4:30:00 AM

Today’s emergency responders have a wealth of technology available to them, enabling them to provide the highest level of service to their patients. Cardiac monitors not only assess heart rhythms and rates, but also gauge a patient’s blood pressure and oxygen saturation; airway adjuncts that can administer 100% oxygen to those suffering from trauma or hypoxia; and an array of medications to treat just about any type of medical emergency.

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Topics: Portable suction for hospitals, Handheld portable suction

What's the Runtime of Most Rechargeable Batteries of Portable Suction Units?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 7, 2016 4:30:00 AM

Have you ever needed to clear a patient’s airway in a location where in-wall suction was not available? If so, you definitely recognize the importance of having a reliable portable suction unit. Not only do you want your unit to be lightweight and deliver appropriate suction, you want to be assured that your rechargeable battery is not going to fizzle out on you at a critical time.

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Topics: Portable suction for hospitals, Battery-powered suction

Five Reasons Paramedics Should Bring Portable Suction on Every Call

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jun 23, 2016 4:30:00 AM

The nightclub was packed when you pulled up front. The bouncers were waving frantically from just beyond the entrance as they stood over an unconscious male who was sprawled on the sidewalk. You and your partner grab the usual equipment: the airway bag, monitor, drug box, and portable suction unit. And it’s a good thing you included the suction. When you approach the patient, he’s unresponsive, frothing at the mouth, and barely moving any air.

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Why Where You Store Portable Suction Units Matters More Than You Think

Posted by Sam D. Say

May 24, 2016 4:30:00 AM

You understand the importance of clearing your patient’s airway in an emergency. To do this, you know that an appropriate suction device is necessary to remove secretions, vomit, blood or foreign materials that may be causing an obstruction or distress. You are also aware that your hospital stocks portable suction machines to be used as needed. But have you ever thought about the fact that where you store your portable suction machine makes a difference?

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Ask a Nurse: What Supplies Do You Always Keep Nearby?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Apr 7, 2016 4:30:00 AM

Nurses know that efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to managing patient care over the course of a busy 12-hour shift. Scrambling for needed supplies is the last thing you want to do, especially in the case of an emergency. To avoid this, it is necessary to keep important supplies nearby and easy to access at all times.

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Variable or 2-Setting? The Portable Suction Regulator Face-Off

Posted by Sam D. Say

Mar 29, 2016 4:30:00 AM

If you are in the market for a portable suction device, you will notice that there is a great variety of different products available to purchase. Depending upon your intended use, you will need to evaluate several things. Consider for example:

 

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Where to Start When Purchasing Portable Emergency Suction

Posted by Sam D. Say

Feb 19, 2016 4:30:00 AM

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This post is an excerpt taken from our complementary ebook, The Ultimate Guide to Purchasing a Portable Emergency Suction Device.

 

 

In its 2010 publication, Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science, the American Heart Association states: “Both portable and installed suction devices should be available for resuscitation emergencies.” 

 

Yet, many hospitals still do not stock these lifesaving devices. 

 

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Why Every Small Hospital Needs Portable Suction

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 28, 2015 4:30:00 AM


From a large metropolitan teaching hospital to a rural medical center with less than 100 beds, it is clear that resources can vary greatly between patient care facilities. Small hospitals often face extra challenging circumstances, including limited workforce, physician shortages and decreased available funding to make infrastructure and equipment improvements. Yet despite these challenges, according to the American Hospital Association, 51 million Americans still rely on small, rural hospitals for their care.  What are some things small hospitals can do to ensure delivery of vital services on a modest budget?

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The Role of In-Situ Simulation in Ongoing Resuscitation Training

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 21, 2015 4:30:00 AM

CPR, ACLS, NRP, PALS - As a nurse, you are likely familiar with some, if not all, of these acronyms. Early in your career, you were taught the skills to resuscitate a patient in cardiac or respiratory arrest. Every few years, you attend a class to review and renew your certification.

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