Avoid Portable Suction Failure With These 5 Tips

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Portable suction failure is a major contributor to patient morbidity when first responders otherwise follow correct protocol. A 2013 study published in Prehospital and Disaster Medicine assessed the rate of portable suction failure over two years in more than 9,500 portable suction units. Overall, 2.4 percent failed. This suggests that two in every hundred patients got inadequate care instead of potentially life-saving, prompt suction.

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Everything You Need to Know About Portable Suction Machine Maintenance

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Are You Buying a Portable Suction Machine for Your Hospital? Read This First!

Posted by Sam D. Say

Aug 23, 2018 4:30:00 AM

The right portable suction machine is an integral part of patient care. Although most people charged with hospital purchasing are aware of the role of wall-mounted and non-portable suction in patient wellness, they may not consider the importance of portable suction. Before you make this important purchase, here are five facts you need to know.

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How To Use SSCOR's Free Medical Aspirator Test Kit

Posted by Sam D. Say

Aug 14, 2018 4:30:00 AM

A medical aspirator that fails to function can do serious harm. Even if the device doesn’t harm patients, it delays treatment, increasing morbidity. Inadequate suction is a major factor in aspiration and hypoxia. 

 

SSCOR’s free medical aspirator test kit offers a cost-effective, efficient way to minimize the problem of non-functioning suction devices.

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What to Look for Before Buying an Emergency Portable Suction Device

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 27, 2018 4:30:00 AM

A portable suction device is an indispensable part of your emergency medical kit. Airway management can save lives following drowning, traumatic injuries, respiratory infections, and numerous other injuries and ailments. The right portable suction device saves lives. The wrong portable suction device can be a source of endless frustration and may even injure patients’ airways.

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Portable Suction Needs for Your MCI Trailer

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 10, 2018 4:30:00 AM

As every first responder eventually learns, preparedness saves lives. Mass casualty incidents (MCIs) are increasingly common, with more than 14,000 such events documented in EMS databases in the 2010 National EMS Database of the National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS).

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