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Tips for Preparing Patients for Venous Ablation

Tips for Preparing Patients for Venous Ablation

Every procedure, no matter how big or small, requires good communication and care for your patients. By sharing knowledge, answering questions, and taking the right steps to prepare for the procedure, you help your patients achieve better results and smoother recovery periods. While venous ablation is a relatively common and safe procedure, it’s still important to help your patients feel…

3 Ways to Reduce Patient Anxiety of Ultrasound Tests

3 Ways to Reduce Patient Anxiety of Ultrasound Tests

Even those who don’t suffer from anxiety can get a little nervous in a doctor’s office. The stark environment, unknown details about procedures, and anticipation about test results all work to put patients on edge. Medical professionals have a responsibility to not only care for their patients but to also make them as comfortable as possible throughout their visits. If…

Tips for Keeping Your Operating Room Sterile

Tips for Keeping Your Operating Room Sterile

One of the most crucial steps of any surgical procedure is preventing infections. To help prevent surgical site infections, medical personnel must carefully create and enforce a sterile field around the patient. This sterile field requires constant vigilance to keep out microorganisms that could contaminate the patient, doctors, or equipment. Refresh your knowledge on OR cleanliness and best practices with…

Different Types of Pain Management Procedures

Different Types of Pain Management Procedures

Pain has a way of taking over an individual’s life. If a patient suffers from severe or chronic pain, their symptoms can grow until they intrude upon everyday activities and functions. Pain management procedures allow you to help your patients regain and maintain comfortable, independent lifestyles. Of course, many patients balk at the idea of an operation—even relatively fast and…

Preparing Your Patient for an Echo Test

Preparing Your Patient for an Echo Test

An echo test, or echocardiogram, is a common ultrasound test that evaluates a patient’s heart. When you schedule this test, it’s your job to ensure that your patients are as safe and comfortable as possible before, during, and after the procedure. This means answering any questions they might have, giving them any preparatory instructions, and guiding them through the entire…

How to Show Appreciation for Your Medical Staff

How to Show Appreciation for Your Medical Staff

If you manage a medical facility, you owe a lot to your staff. Every member of every team plays a vital role in keeping your building running and your patients healthy. It’s your job to make sure you take care of your staff the same way they take care of everyone who comes through your doors. To give your employees…

How to Comfort Stressed Patients

How to Comfort Stressed Patients

No patient wants to spend their day in a hospital or doctor’s office. However, when a patient’s reluctance turns into stress or anxiety, it can cause complications in their treatment and their relationship with you. It’s important to help your patients stay as comfortable as possible—both physically and mentally—so that they can have the smoothest experience possible while in your…

How to Make Your Medical Facility More Eco-Friendly

How to Make Your Medical Facility More Eco-Friendly

How can we be more environmentally responsible? It’s a question businesses and homeowners alike are considering more and more. Fortunately, there are several ways to make your building and practice more eco-friendly. Many of these ideas can also save you and your facility money as you cut energy costs, replace equipment less often, and practice other sustainable habits. To help…

Essential Equipment in the Operating Room

Essential Equipment in the Operating Room

The medical field is home to ever-changing equipment and technology. When you provide your staff with the best possible resources, they can achieve the best possible results. Just as everyone in an operating room has a distinct role to help get the job done, so does every piece of equipment. Here’s some of the essential equipment in the operating room…