Monthly Archives: August 2012

Making Sure Time Is On Your Side

As medical practitioners, we are well aware of the importance of time in relation to the care of our patients. Too much time between an accident and surgery can result in permanent damage. Too much time between a health-related issue, diagnosis, and treatment, can drastically increase recovery time. Too much time between ordering a group of medical supplies, and their arrival, can spell disaster during an emergency. Continue reading

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Recognizing Influenza With Flu Test Kits

Flu test kits provide quick results. Many doctors use a rapid test kit, wherein they take a nasal swab and process the results in the office while you wait. In less than 10 minutes, your doctor can determine whether you have the flu. Once the flu is confirmed or ruled out, you can discuss the best treatment option with your doctor. Continue reading

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The Return of the House Call

Going into a home to care for someone who is ill or injured can make a patient feel a great deal more comfortable. The only drawback is that traveling from patient to patient requires carrying anything and everything that you might need in order to treat them appropriately. Continue reading

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Is the Flu Vaccine Only for the Elderly?

The flu is risky for everyone — especially for people who deal with an autoimmune diseases. These diseases can occur in people of all ages. Continue reading

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Benefits of a Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy

If you have never received a flu shot, you might underestimate the importance of a vaccination. Skipping a flu vaccine increases your risk of getting sick. Catching the flu isn’t a huge problem if you’re a healthy adult with a healthy immune … Continue reading

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We Have the Flu Vaccine In-Stock and are Shipping Now!!!

Flu vaccine options include GSK Flulaval, 18 years and older, MDV; Novartis Fluvirin, 4 years and older, MDV; Fluzone, 6 months+, MVD; Afluria, 36 months+, MVD; Flumist, 2 years – 49 years, nasal sprayer; Fluzone, 36 months+, SDV, Preserative-free; Afluria, 6 months+, prefilled syringes, Preserative-free; Fluzone, 36 months+, prefilled syringes, Preserative –free; and Fluzone, 6-35 months, prefilled syringes, Preseratve-free. Continue reading

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Understanding the Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine can protect you and your children against the flu virus. The vaccine contains a weakened form of the flu virus. The vaccine essentially introduces your body to the flu virus before you contract the live virus. If you happen to contract the live virus, your immune system will automatically recognize and destroy the virus before you show any symptoms. Continue reading

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Preparing Your Practice

However, out of medical school, there are a lot of other concerns that crop up, such as how to keep your new practice efficiently and cost effectively stocked with medical supplies like exam gloves and the flu vaccine.
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