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Why You Should Stock IV Pumps

The Advantages of IV Pumps

As a health care practitioner or a medical device vendor, you are probably very aware of the high demand for IV Pumps. Currently, there are two ways to regulate fluids through an IV. IV Fluids can be regulated manually or by using an electric pump. Regardless of how it is distributed, IV therapy is generally the fastest way to get necessary fluids or medications into the body and it has a bioavailability absorption of 100%.

Because infusion pumps are such a necessary part of hospital and health care life, it is no wonder that innovation in this field is causing infusion systems and IV pump equipment to constantly change and become better...

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Life With Pulmonary Hypertension: Helping Your Patients Travel With IV Pumps

Nearly 45% of all Americans (or 133 million people, to be exact) suffer from at least one chronic disease. These conditions, disorders, and illnesses can only be managed, never cured; as a result, many people who receive routine care and treatments for their chronic disease end up sacrificing the joys of a normal, healthy life. Pulmonary hypertension, which causes the blood vessels in the lungs to narrow and forces the heart to work harder to circulate oxygen, is one such condition.

Whether you’re a doctor, a nurse, or a different form of caregiver, watching your patients suffer at the hands of their illness can be agonizing...

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Poppy Seeds Before A Drug Test: Will You Test Positive?

Anyone who has ever had poppy seed cake can attest to the delicious nature of minuscule grains. As an addition in many baked goods — from cupcakes to bagels and all the breads in between — it’s hard to believe that the poppy plant is also the birthplace of one of the most addictive drugs in the world. The class of opioids was named after the original Opium and describes the life-destroying addictive properties and psychological effects of drugs such as heroin, morphine, and codeine.

So the question remains: can too many poppy seeds make you fail a urine drug test or hair follicle drug test? The answer is yes and no. Let’s find out why.

Many jobs require drug and alcohol tests, usually through rapid drug screenings, in order to gain employment...

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