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How to Determine the Best Patient Position for Procedures

How to Determine the Best Patient Position for Procedures

When someone is on your operating table, they must know they can trust you wholeheartedly. Proper positioning is the key to ensuring your patient is well-taken care of before, during, and after procedures. Help your patients feel comfortable and secure in your treatment with this overview of how to determine the best patient position for procedures. Why It’s Important When…

The Best Medical Positioning Tables We Have to Offer

The Best Medical Positioning Tables We Have to Offer

At Medical Positioning, we understand the importance of accurate results, comfortable patients, and a smooth procedure. That’s why we offer a range of medical positioning tables, each with their own unique use and benefit. If you’re looking to improve upon what your practice has to offer, take a look at some of our best medical positioning tables. Cardiology Cardiac problems plague…

An Overview to Symptoms of Repetitive Stress Injuries

An Overview to Symptoms of Repetitive Stress Injuries

When your patient is lying on your vascular table, you may notice certain symptoms—your patient may complain of muscle tenderness, loss of strength, or tingling in the hands and arms. The costs of repetitive stress injuries (RSI) are high and will result in symptoms such as these. Repetitive stress injuries are common in those working office jobs and can affect…

How to Help Patients Cope with a Terminal Illness Diagnosis

How to Help Patients Cope with a Terminal Illness Diagnosis

Few of us will ever have to contend with the news that we have a terminal, incurable disease. However, some of your patients will undoubtedly face that overwhelming revelation. If they’re facing heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for men and women, or terminal cancer, it will always be a painful realization. Whether it becomes clear through MPI cardiology or an…

What is a Pap Smear and What Does it Test For?

What is a Pap Smear and What Does it Test For?

Doctors are armed with a barrage of fancy fluoroscopy tables, IV bags, and other instruments that help diagnose you, but an accurate diagnosis also depends on the information you provide. When it comes to pap smears, being honest with your doctor about your sexual history can affect the course of treatment. Four out of five Americans do not provide important…

SIGNS THAT YOU SHOULD TEST YOUR PATIENT FOR HEART DISEASE

SIGNS THAT YOU SHOULD TEST YOUR PATIENT FOR HEART DISEASE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.” Heart disease is a complex illness with a myriad of symptoms—some obvious and others, not as obvious. The heart is one of the most vital organs in the body, and it is essential that you monitor patients who show…

SIGNS YOUR PATIENT MIGHT NEED A MAMMOGRAM

SIGNS YOUR PATIENT MIGHT NEED A MAMMOGRAM

Don’t let your patient become a statistic—understanding the complex nature of breast cancer can allow you to intervene on a patient’s behalf. We know that the chance of a woman between 30 and 34 years of age developing breast cancer over the course of a year is less than 1%. Even so, when a woman is diagnosed at a younger age (generally…

The Cost of Repetitive Stress Injuries | Medical Positioning

The Cost of Repetitive Stress Injuries | Medical Positioning

Repetitive stress injuries, or RSIs, are relatively easy to diagnose, but individuals continue to suffer unnecessarily as their strains and aches go untreated. Becoming familiar with the common types of RSIs will help you ensure your body’s optimal functioning and long-term prosperity. What is an RSI? Repetitive stress injuries are injuries sustained when one motion is carried out over long…