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The Best Weight Scales for Your Hospital, Clinic, or Home

The Best Weight Scales for Your Hospital, Clinic, or Home

Scales are used everywhere, from hospitals and clinics to health centres and domestic homes. Wether weighing babies or measuring body fat, scales allow doctors to evaluate their patients, prescribe accurate doses of medication and assess the health of the people in their...

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What is a Spirometer? Your Guide to Spirometry

What is a Spirometer? Your Guide to Spirometry

Lung function is an important measure of a patient’s health. If the lungs are working well, a person should be able to breathe deeply, inhale plenty of oxygen and carry out daily tasks without a problem. If the lungs are damaged...

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What Does N95 Mean? How and When to Wear an N95 Mask

What Does N95 Mean? How and When to Wear an N95 Mask

Over the past few months, it’s safe to say that we’ve all become more aware of the importance of PPE, and the increase in mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most essential elements of personal protective equipment, has allowed us to appreciate...

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What is a Pulse Oximeter?

What is a Pulse Oximeter?

Measuring the oxygen saturation in a patient’s blood can tell a doctor a lot about their condition. In many cases, this measurement is an important indicator of the health of a patient and, if it drops, can be an early warning sign...

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How to Find Your Nearest AED in Australia

How to Find Your Nearest AED in Australia

An automated external defibrillator, or AED, is an essential piece of life-saving equipment. Used to restore normal rhythm to the heart when a person is in cardiac arrest, an AED can have a big impact on a patient’s chances of...

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What is a Welch Allyn Otoscope and How to Use One

What is a Welch Allyn Otoscope and How to Use One

Also known as an auriscope, an otoscope is a medical instrument that allows doctors to look inside the ear. Otoscopes can be used to screen for a variety of illnesses and conditions and are commonly used both in general checkups and specialist consultations. They...

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What is a Welch Allyn Ophthalmoscope and How to Use One

What is a Welch Allyn Ophthalmoscope and How to Use One

In order to carry out accurate and useful physical examinations, doctors need access to high quality tools and diagnostic equipment. Welch Allyn has been producing precise, reliable medical products for over 100 years. Founded in 1915, the manufacturer has grown to be one...

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What is a Ventilator? How Does it Work and How to Use It

What is a Ventilator? How Does it Work and How to Use It

A ventilator is one of the most important pieces of equipment doctors have at their disposal. You've probably heard a lot about ventilators recently, as they have been used extensively during the coronavirus pandemic to treat patients with severe cases of COVID-19. In essence, they are...

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History of Welch Allyn & Hillrom Merger

History of Welch Allyn & Hillrom Merger

Back in 2015, two of the world’s leading healthcare technology companies joined forces to push forward leading-edge solutions designed to advance patient care around the globe. This meant that after more than a century of family ownership, Welch Allyn was...

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