Monthly Archive: December 2018

Role and components of a Dental chair 0

Role and components of a Dental chair

A Dental Chair is a specially designed medical device intended to support a patient’s body when a dental procedure is being performed on them. The electrically operational chair comes with a water line, micromotor, compressed air and is retractable as per the dentist’s requirements during a procedure. The equipment comes with a seat where the dentist sits while working on the patient. Every component of a dental chair is designed to serve a specific purpose....

Mindray Ventilator - SynoVent E5 0

Ventilator: Uses and how it works

A ventilator is used for patients who need support to breathe. It is a life support device that is majorly used in hospitals but does not help in treating illnesses. The device has 4 specific uses: Provide oxygen to the lungs Remove carbon dioxide from the body as it can become toxic Assist patients to breathe easily Help patients overcome their breathing incapability A ventilator is used during surgeries where the patient is anesthetized....

by Dr. Akash Rajpal, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Product Management 0

Understanding NABH and how Medikabazaar can help hospitals achieve its standards

India’s present population stands at 1.3 billion. By the sheer capacity of that number, one can imagine the pressure faced by the country’s hospitals regarding catering to thousands of patients on a daily basis. According to reports, the waiting time for patients to be admitted in a general bed for medical procedures is one year. World Health Statistics convey that India is one of the lowest ranked nations in the number of hospital beds...

How does an X-Ray machine work 0

How does an X-Ray machine work?

X-ray machines are used in a medical imaging procedure known as radiology. The procedure involves the use of electromagnetic radiation to create images of the internal body. These images can then be viewed digitally or on films. X-rays are usually done to determine and locate bone fractures and help doctors with their diagnosis. However, the procedure is also done to examine organs such as the lungs and the heart for various medical purposes. The...

Gift ideas for doctors this festive season 0

Gift ideas for doctors on festive season

It is that time of the year when carols are sung and gifts are exchanged as a gesture of love and joy. And, if you have a doctor in the family, then here are some gift ideas for them. Pens: Any doctor will appreciate a gift that he/she can put to use. As doctors write a lot of prescriptions every day, pens will be a good idea for a present. Headphones: A doctor’s schedule...

Tips to efficiently use an Apex locator 0

Tips to efficiently use an Apex locator

An apex locator is an electronic equipment which is used in an endodontic procedure to locate the apical constriction and then gauge the length of the root canal space. The tip of the root is resistant to electrical current. It is measured by a pair of electrodes that are hooked to the lip of the patient and fastened to an endodontic file. This device is believed to provide more accurate results for locating the...

Top 5 Endomotors in the market today 0

Top 5 Endomotors in the market today

Rotary endodontic is an efficient procedure for root canal therapy. It successfully replaced the traditional root canal process in which dentists used hand instrumentation methods. In this technique, they used multiple hand files in a reaming and filing motion. Endomotors are devices which are used in rotary endodontic procedures where dentists have to use only one file to shape the root canal appropriately. There are multiple types of endomotors with varied specifications. However, there...

Medical gloves – An essential component of the healthcare checklist 1 0

Different types of Dental Gloves

  There are various types of dental gloves that offer a variety of advantages. But, one single type cannot provide complete protection for dentists. They should use specific gloves depending on the type of procedure undertaken. The following are the types of gloves: Rubber/plastic/synthetic gloves: These types of gloves can be used during cleaning or when working with oils, solvents, and other forms of chemicals Nitrile gloves: These gloves are made of synthetic rubber and...

What are the uses of hypodermic needles 0

What are the uses of hypodermic needles?

A hypodermic needle is a hollow needle which is used with a syringe to inject substances into the body. The word “Hypodermic” can be broken into two parts. “Hypo” meaning under and “dermic” meaning the skin. The needle is also used to extract substances from the body (like blood in the case of venipuncture). This device is used to provide patients with liquids which cannot be consumed orally because of two specific reasons. One...