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How to Clean a Stethoscope

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How to Clean a Stethoscope

Extending the use and ensuring continued performance of your stethoscope is critical for assessment and treatment. Safety is also important for you and your patients. Disinfect without damaging your stethoscope and protect yourself and patients. Tip 1: What to Clean With It is recommended to clean your stethoscope with a 70% isopropyl alcohol solution. Alcohol wipes are a great go to! You can also use a mixture of mild soap and water. Important Note: Do not use a hand sanitizer given there may be additives which may damage parts of your stethoscope. Do not immerse your stethoscope, soak in any...

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Supplies for Nursing or Medical School

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Supplies for Nursing or Medical School

Supplies for Nursing or Medical School Are you currently asking yourself; "What do I need for nursing school?," "What supplies do I need for medical school?," "What are the top essentials for nursing/medical school?" No worries! We've created a supply list of essentials, so you are prepared to start your journey into becoming a medical professional. Stethoscope Stethoscopes are an essential medical device. However, there are so many types of stethoscopes with specific features and capabilities. So, how do you know which one is the right stethoscope? BV Medical offers a variety of stethoscopes. Make sure to read the descriptions,...

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How to Calibrate the Visiofocus Pro

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How to Calibrate the Visiofocus Pro

Calibration procedure: The unit may need to be manually calibrated periodically (to stay stabilized relative to ambient environment). The thermometer may show "MQCS?" on the screen to prompt user. Lo.3 indicates temperature reading is below operating range for forehead or surface.   To perform the MQCS (Manual Quick Calibration System) proceed as follows in an environment with an ambient temperature between 10 and 40 °C (50.0 – 104.0 °F):   Face    Home Press and release the “Face” and “Home” buttons at the same time. The word “CAL” will appear  Within 10 seconds, open the protective cap and point the thermometer towards...

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