IV Therapy in Ambulances

IV Therapy in Ambulances

By Ryan MacArthur | It can be difficult enough to insert and monitor a patient’s IV in the hospital, but doing so in the back of a moving ambulance comes with an additional set of challenges. Learn more about the obstacles of IV therapy in ambulances, including...
How Do IVs Work With The Circulatory System?

How Do IVs Work With The Circulatory System?

By Ryan MacArthur | While many patients have heard the phrase ‘circulatory system,’ not everyone is familiar with what the circulatory system does in the body. We all need blood to circulate through our bodies to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the...
What All Patients Need to Know About Sepsis

What All Patients Need to Know About Sepsis

By Ryan MacArthur | A 2015 study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine reported that healthcare providers diagnose more than 1.6 million Americans with sepsis each year. This serious illness can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, amputation, and...
What Are Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs)?

What Are Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs)?

By Ryan MacArthur | Recent studies have shed more light on the risk that comes with hospitalization. In fact, hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) affect up to 10% of patients in the United States each year. According to the CDC, hospital-acquired infections cost the...

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