What often happens without a safety closed IV catheter You have found the vein, assembled your supplies and disinfected the skin. A perfect, smooth motion, and the needle is in the vein; blood “flashback” confirms proper placement. You withdraw the catheter and although you apply some pressure on the vein, some blood leaks out before […]
Attracting patients and building their loyalty is no less worthwhile and challenging than keeping them healthy. Excellent care, precise organization and well-trained, courteous staff are a must nowadays but no longer make you stand out. Therefore, every single aspect of your practice must be excellent for it to be competitive, especially given that Bermuda competes […]
When you are busy taking care of patients, dealing with emergencies and managing daily operations, it is easy to ignore growing and improving your organization. A more profitable practice will ultimately enable you to do more for your patients.
CLEAR! The doctor grabs the defibrillator paddles, rubs them together (more for the visual effect than for any medical reason) and yells “Clear!” He then places the paddles on a patient’s chest, delivering an electric shock to the patient and “restarting” the heart. Anyone could experience a cardiac arrest. If you have severe heart disease, you are at […]