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How to Understand Your Vital Signs

September 17, 2020

The vital signs monitor is a lightweight medical device that can give elaborate information about the patient’s health and wellbeing. The vital signs monitor shows whether the body is working normally as it can provide information about the heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen levels, temperature, and respiration rate. There are also some advanced vital sign monitors that can even check your blood glucose levels, exhaled CO₂ levels, and much more. These medical devices can be found all ov...Continue Reading

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ControlRad Gets FDA Clearance to Use ControlRad Trace on OEC 9900 Mobile C-Arms

September 17, 2020

Several studies have shown that high radiation exposure can increase your risk of a stroke, brain cancer, DNA damage, and much more. During medical examinations, the patient and technician are both at risk of unnecessary radiation exposure, so it’s important that the radiation is controlled to ensure that the patient and technician are exposed to minimal amounts. ControlRad has a way to tackle this issue.

ControlRad is a medical company based in Atlanta, Georgia that produces no...Continue Reading

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A Comparison of 3 Different C-arms Made by Philips

September 04, 2020

Many manufacturers are continually developing and improving their C-arms. In this article, we will be comparing 3 different C-arms manufactured by Philips: the Libra, Veradius, and Pulsera.

Philips Libra

The Philips Libra is a compact C-arm which is useful for smaller and less intensive surgical procedures.

  • Among the 3 different C-arms, the Libra is probably the cheapest.
  • The Libra uses a 9” triple mode image intensifier.
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