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

Posted by Sam D. Say

Aug 12, 2022 8:00:00 AM

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

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Best Types of Suction Units for Ambulances

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Prehospital suctioning of critically ill patients is a core skill that all first responders must master. Before the advent of suction machines, patients were faced with the terrifying realities of inadequate or nonexistent suction. Now, first responders have a number of options.

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The Link Between Tachycardia and Suctioning

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jun 13, 2022 8:00:00 AM

While tachycardia can be a sign of respiratory distress, it also can be a complication of interventions to treat respiratory distress, including suctioning. First responders and medical providers must have a clear understanding of the link between tachycardia and suctioning so that they can reduce the risk of patient injuries and improve both long- and short-term outcomes. 

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Topics: Airway management, portable suction, airway obstruction

Identifying the Proper Strategies and Suction Levels For Each Patient

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 19, 2021 6:45:00 AM

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How to Choose the Right Suction Strategy for Every Patient Every Time

Posted by Sam D. Say

Apr 20, 2021 5:15:00 AM

Suctioning can be life saving, and may prevent serious complications in the dental office or surgical suite. But suctioning can also be painful and traumatic, especially if the first attempt fails. Suction complications are common and become more likely when you use the wrong suction strategy. These tips can help you choose the right suction strategy for every patient every time. 

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Topics: Portable suction for hospitals, Medical Suction, portable suction

How to Choose a Portable Suction Machine for Your Urgent Care Clinic or Surgicenter

Posted by Sam D. Say

Mar 30, 2021 5:15:00 AM

COVID has changed virtually everything about respiratory care. For many agencies, respiratory emergencies requiring suction were once relatively rare, especially in some regions. Now, they’re a standard part of daily care, and every care provider must become a suction expert.

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How to Find a Quality Battery-Operated Portable Suction Machine

Posted by Sam D. Say

Feb 9, 2021 7:15:00 AM

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How to Avoid the Most Common Complications of Suctioning

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jan 26, 2021 7:15:00 AM

Medical suctioning can save lives, prevent aspiration, and reduce the risk of surgical and dental complications. But like all medical procedures, suctioning poses some risks, especially with a rushed or unskilled technique. 

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Topics: Medical Suction, portable suction

How Does a Portable Suction Machine Work?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 4, 2020 7:38:36 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of being able to treat patients quickly and competently wherever you find them. With makeshift intensive care units and emergency departments erected in tents across the country, medical providers have had to make do with limited resources and treat patients as efficiently as possible without accelerating the spread of a deadly pandemic. 

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Why Durability Matters for Portable Suction Devices

Posted by Sam D. Say

Sep 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Healthcare costs in the United States are soaring. Americans spend more on healthcare than people in any other nation. Health systems, too, are struggling, facing enormous administrative costs and losing money when people cannot afford to pay their health bills. So it’s understandable that many agencies want to spend as little on medical equipment as possible. 

 

The challenge is that a few months or a few years down the line, they’re shelling out more cash. Cheap equipment is cheap for a reason. Durable equipment supports better patient care and may save you money over the long term.

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