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Let’s Celebrate Our Nurses this Week!

November is a great month to show appreciation to all of our nurses. This month marks a few special Nurses’ holidays that Starboard Medical loves to spotlight. Medical Surgical Nurses week takes place from November 1-7th. The Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) partnered with The Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses to have a week [...]

By |2022-11-09T11:09:19-08:00November 9th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Let’s Celebrate Our Nurses this Week!

Malignant Hyperthermia: A Patient’s Worst Nightmare

Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) is a genetic disease that is triggered by exposure to anesthetic gasses such as: desflurane, enflurane, halothane, sevoflurane. The signs that malignant hyperthermia is occurring are as follows: muscle rigidity, rapid heart rate, high body temperature, muscle breakdown and increased acid content.1 It is the job of the person administering anaesthesia to [...]

By |2022-11-03T16:06:37-07:00November 3rd, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Malignant Hyperthermia: A Patient’s Worst Nightmare

Why Should Our Temperature be Monitored?

When under anaesthesia, your body undergoes many changes. These changes may range from insignificant to life threatening. One major change that occurs on the human body during anaesthesia, is the change in core body temperature. This change may cause significant differences, which is why it is recommended to monitor body temperature when undergoing general anaesthesia.  [...]

By |2022-11-09T11:03:54-08:00October 18th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Why Should Our Temperature be Monitored?

Electronic Monitors Vs. Esophageal Stethoscope, Which Allows You to be Closer to the Patient?

Technology in medical devices has come a long way in assisting physicians in monitoring patients during procedures. These devices have allowed physicians to step back and pay more focus on other factors in the procedures. It’s a good thing to have technology that frees up time to focus on other patient issues but, what happens [...]

By |2022-10-13T14:34:01-07:00October 13th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Electronic Monitors Vs. Esophageal Stethoscope, Which Allows You to be Closer to the Patient?

Medical Devices and The Danger of Off Label Use

FDA approvals and manufacturing processes allow medical devices to be carefully crafted to solve specific solutions in the medical field. There are many resources such as instructions to use, video demonstrations, and purchasing specific products in order to prevent off label use. However, this is still a worry in the medical world today.   The ECRI [...]

By |2022-10-13T14:34:56-07:00October 6th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Medical Devices and The Danger of Off Label Use
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