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Surgical N95 Respirators provided by SPH Medical

The Future of N95 Masks

With the appearance of coronavirus disease 19 (also known as COVID-19) in 2019, the public heightened their concern regarding virus transmission via airborne and aerosolized particles. The concern was accompanied by a slew of contradictory discussions on which types of personal protective equipment best safeguard health care practitioners and the world at large against virus exposure. The thought of wearing facial covers at restaurants, grocery stores, and airports seemed weird...

Improve Epidural Safety with the EPD

Epidural Pain Relief: The Modern Miracle

Pain during labor is inevitable, but it doesn't have to go untreated. Labor can be much less stressful and even enjoyable with the addition of epidural pain relief to control pain during labor. Aside from saving a mother's sanity, an epidural can help a mother breathe better through contractions and can reduce anxiety surrounding birth. What is an Epidural? Getting an epidural isn't nearly as scary as it sounds. A highly trained...

Nitrile Exam Gloves Protect Doctors and Nurses

Nitrile Examination Gloves from Malaysia

Nitrile Examination Gloves from Malaysia are in high demand at the moment.  If you work in the food service, beauty, chemical, automotive or health care industry, you likely protect your hands with nitrile gloves. Recent threats to public health, including but not limited to Covid-19, and changes in the medical field have given the exam glove industry a healthy boost. History of Nitrile Gloves When doctors began wearing surgical gloves, they reused...

Reduce Injuries and Infections with SPH Medials Air Transfer Mat

Lateral Transfer Matt: The Dignity and Dangers Of Lateral Transfers

The gold standard of Safe Patient Handling today is the single patient use Air-Assisted Lateral Transfer Matt.  This article will provide some background about the daily risks faced by nursing staff when handling patients and the growing trend to implement Safe Patient Handling programs that include the SPH Medical Lateral Transfer Matt. Medical Professionals Carry Out Dozens of Lateral Transfers Per Day Though caregivers and medical professionals carry out dozens of lateral...

Improving Nursing Safety With The EPD

Improving nursing safety is the primary goal in any formalized Safe Patient Handling program being implemented across the country here in the United States and even internationally. This article will discuss the risks associated with manual patient handling that occurs during epidural placement, spinal blocks and thoracentesis. First, a little background about epidurals. An epidural is regional anesthesia applied to expectant mothers in labor and delivery units to desensitize pain receptors....

N95 Masks for Maximum Protection

Cal OSHA New ETS for N95 Respirators

On June 17th, Cal OSHA issued an updated COVID-19 Prevention ETS (Emergency Temporary Standards) requiring employers in California to provide N95 Masks for employees that are unvaccinated. The following topics are discussed in the updated ETS. As a result of the updated ETS we are seeing an immediate increase in demand for NIOSH Approved N95 Respirators. Summary of June 17th ETS. Physical Distancing - This is being phased out along with barriers. N95...

Epidural Chair improves Staff Safety

Epidural Pain Relief and the EPD

Epidural anesthesia blocks pain sensation in a given region of the body and provides analgesia. The EPD improves safety for both staff and patients and increases and comfort for patients. An Epidural blocks impulses from lower spinal segments leading to reduced pain sensation in the lower part of the body. Most epidural pain relief medications are local anesthetics and are administered in combination with opioids like fentanyl. How Epidural Pain Relief...

Improve Patient Comfort and Staff Safety with SPH Medical's EPD

Practicing Safe Patient Handling When Performing Thoracentesis

Thoracentesis or Pleural Tap Also known as a pleural tap, it happens when the doctors drain liquid buildup in the pleural space. Doing this enables the medical team to carry out a pleural fluid analysis to determine what might be causing an accumulation of fluids in or around the lungs. The pleural space, located between the chest and the lungs, typically has about four tablespoons of fluid. Various conditions can cause...

Reduce Risk Of Injury with the SPH Medical EPD

Epidural or Spinal Block

Epidural Positioning Device Implementation to Improve Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Worker Safety In the realm of anesthesia, there are many methods to help reduce a patient's pain and suffering during operations or procedures. It takes an entire team of healthcare professionals to deliver safe and effective anesthesia that produces positive patient outcomes. One of the most common anesthesia types includes epidural anesthesia or spinal block, which is seen in the operating...

Evaluating the Quality of Nitrile Exam Gloves for Hospitals

Nitrile Exam Gloves for Hospitals Most of the world was unprepared for a pandemic like COVID-19. The contagion caused many supply chain issues including a shortage of medical supplies like gloves, N95 masks and, isolation gowns. With the need for these supplies continuing, some scammers are attempting to profit by manufacturing fake or low quality gloves with fake packaging. It’s important for value analysis and purchasing departments to avoid buying them....