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Trick of the Trade: A removable guidewire by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Jan 2012 12:00am An essential skill of any innovative troubleshooter in the Emergency Department is the ability to recognize when one piece of equipment may be used elsewhere. For instance, what's your go-to approach when looking for a spare guidewire? Let's say you are trying to salvage an ultrasound-guided basilic vein IV catheterization. Here's ... Read on »
Idealism vs. Realism by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:33am (Take 1.) A reader posed a very interesting question in a comment thread on a recent post. I had said that “idealism is what brings people to nursing in the first place, but realism is what keeps them there,” and Not Nurse Ratched asks: “how do you practicing nurses handle this clash between idealism and the real world?”. I think ... Read on »
Saturday Bullets:Radio Star Edition by Kim Posted Sat 08 Nov 2008 4:10pm I was a guest on the Doctor Anonymous show, you can hear me here, the show is about an hour long, I talk about dialysis, my future as a nurse and a few other things. Yes, that is what I sound like, yes I do say um a lot.  I love you too. This week at school we are at the first part of starting IVs, which meant we got to start them on ... Read on »
Veins, Veins, Veins by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:00pm By Kairol Rosenthal Are your veins shot from chemo? Are you tired of being a human pin cushion? What can you do to get juicier veins for easier blood draws and IV sticks? I recently called the 24 hour-nurse line at my insurance company, United Healthcare, and talked to a friendly nurse about how I could make it easier when they are digging for a v ... Read on »
Treating Thread Veins and Varicose Veins by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 12:00am December 24, 2009 | By niccitalbot It really works… Helios’ Aesculus Hammamelis Paeonia cream is great for treating thread veins, varicose veins and piles, according to facial rejuvance therapist Valerie Dobson. There are a few a ... Read on »
Doctor in Oklahoma Gets 17 Day Review and Approval for EZ Vein-Non Invasive Device To Help With Inserting IVs & Finding the Vein by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 16 Dec 2011 2:42am The article says it works even if you don’t have a pulse..not sure why you would need it for a pulseless person.  At any rate it has a pump and cuff to inflate that goes over the arm to redirect blood to the veins and this way it becomes more visible.  The doctor who invented the device is 33 years old.  The device is non invasive and I ... Read on »
Spider veins, varicose veins, cellulite - a dermatologist’s view by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 15 Nov 2008 1:03pm - While spider veins, varicose veins, cellulite and pedicures gone awry may sound like the makings of a modern-day horror flick, the scary part is these dermatologic conditions and associated problems can strike anyone at anytime. In fact, much of what is perceived as common knowledge or factual information about these problems is little [. ... Read on »
AccuVein Handheld Device Makes Finding Veins Quick and Easy by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Sep 2011 10:31am There’s a new device being used at Sinai Hospital, Northwest Hospital and Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital that is making it much easier for nurses to find veins in patients, and more enjoyable for children to get their blood drawn. The device is called the AccuVein AV300. It’s a small, lightweight, handheld device that “paints” vei ... Read on »
Are You Locking Your Knees – Prevent and Stop Spider Veins & Varicose Veins by Adria A. Posted Wed 16 Jan 2013 12:00am   While standing at work I noticed that I had been locking my knees more and more.  I also noticed that I had an increased amount of popping up.  After researching I found that locking your knees has some horrible side affects!  Not to mention that decreased circulation can create other h ... Read on »
Cut Varicose Vein Symptoms With Conservative Vein Therapy! by jessicarose Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 9:54am Varicose veins which can be visibly seen budding on the surface of the skin are typically an unprepossessing form which requires to be taken care of but which is by and large neglected and hidden away or concealed under the stockings or trousers. At times not allowing the freedom to wear your choicest clothes. What are the measures that shoul ... Read on »