What To Look For When Selecting A Power Wheelchair


Are you in need of a power wheelchair for a short amount of time, and need to rent one? If so, you may want to know what features to look for in a power wheelchair.  Joystick Operation It is common for the power wheelchair to work with a joystick that is attached to an armrest. Those armrests should also have the ability to go up or down to get out of the way.

6 September 2022

How Installing A Stairlift Benefits You When Age Reduces Your Mobility


If you live in a home with two or more floors, getting around will be difficult if age has reduced your mobility. Adding a stairlift to your stairs is a good solution if you can no longer comfortably walk up and down your staircase. By adding a stairlift to your staircase, you can enjoy a range of benefits. Avoid injuries Stairs are one of the most high-risk locations for people with reduced mobility.

12 May 2022

Top Reasons To Use A 16S Sequencing Kit In Your Lab


If you have a laboratory that does different types of research, then you may be interested in 16S gene sequencing. As you might already know, this is an effective and well-established method to use if you want to be able to identify bacteria and differentiate between different bacterial species. You can purchase your own separate equipment to use to perform this type of testing and research, but there are also 16S sequencing kits that you can purchase.

7 January 2022

Sharps Medical Device Storage and Disposal


The proper storage and disposal of medical waste prevent the spread of germs and the risk of injury to others. If you are required to perform home-based insulin injections, the materials used to conduct each injection may be classified as biohazardous waste and require that you use responsible storage and disposal techniques. Sharps Sharps is a medical term that refers to medical tools that contain a sharp edge that is designed to puncture the skin.

24 August 2021

CPAP Tubing Considerations


If you completed a sleep study only to be prescribed a CPAP device to treat sleep apnea, you need to start investing in the right CPAP supplies for your needs. You'll find that there are many choices of masks in different styles for your personal preferences. You will also have a variety of choices in tubing to meet your needs. Here's a look at some of the things that you need to think about to help you choose the right hoses for your CPAP machine.

9 April 2021

How Installing A Chair Lift Might Affect Your Stairs


Chair lifts allow people with limited mobility to ascend and descend stairs easily. Initially, a chair lift may look bulky, and you might worry that there won't be enough room on the stairs for people who aren't using the chair. However, chair lift manufacturers take this into consideration, and the models they offer are meant to keep those stairs fully usable for everyone, without making too many changes. Folding Models Leave More Room

18 September 2020

Taking Home A Baby With Respiratory Problems? What To Know About Machines And CPR


If your infant has Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome, or some other type of respiratory concern that you worry about constantly, it's important to make sure that you're prepared. You want to know that you, your spouse, or anyone living the house with you would be able to help your infant in an emergency. There are several ways that you can monitor and help with this type of respiratory problem, but being prepared is key.

5 January 2017

A Few Things You Should Know About Replacing The Wheels On A Wheelchair


When you use a wheelchair on a daily basis, there will come a time when the wheels on the chair will need to be replaced. Most people do not know the first thing about how to tell if the wheels are ready to be replaced and how to choose the right wheels for their particular needs. The guide below walks you through a few things to know about replacing the wheels on your wheelchair.

14 September 2016

FAQ About Sensorineural Hearing Loss


Has your senior parent been struggling to hear people when they are speaking, even if they are standing nearby? The root cause of the problem might be a medical condition that is known as sensorineural hearing loss, which can develop as people grow old. Take a look at this article to gain more insight about sensorineural healing loss in case your parent needs to be treated for it. What Happens with Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

20 June 2016

3 Mobility Scooter Safety Tips


A mobility scooter is a great option for those who need some extra help getting around. They make it safer for people to navigate through crowds and travel long distances, but it is important that you use your mobility scooter in the proper way so that you stay safe the way you are supposed to. Keep reading for three mobility scooter safety tips that anyone who owns a scooter or is thinking about purchasing one should know.

4 February 2016