2018

4 Signs Your Ultrasound Probe Needs Repairs

Your ultrasound equipment undergoes frequent use unless you work at a slow practice. Sonographers average 8 to 10 patients per day, which averages to 40 or 50 case studies during a 5-day workweek. Approximately 4 out of 10 women experience more than a 5-day due date change after undergoing an ultrasound during pregnancy. Ultrasounds reveal the gender of unborn babies, but they also capture evidence of serious medical issues that affect a mother or her baby.

5 Tips For Patients Who Have Just Been Prescribed A Nebulizer

If you suffer from asthma or allergies and your regular inhaler is no longer giving you enough relief, your doctor may have prescribed a nebulizer for you to use. This machine allows you to slowly inhale medications over a period of a few minutes, leading to clearer airways and a marked reduction of symptoms. While many patients end up loving their nebulizers and the relief that they offer, it can take some time to get used to using this medical device.