/Infection Control

Think Before You Ink! Sterilization in the Tattoo Parlour

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Healthcare, Infection Control|

  With the growing popularity of tattoos, the potential risk hazards are also increasing. You could be a proud owner of a new tattoo in a few hours, but before that, make sure you are aware of what it involves and how the possible risks can be reduced. A tattoo refers to a permanent mark or [...]

Heat-Seal Pouches

By | October 9th, 2016|Categories: Healthcare, Infection Control|

Heat sealing is one of the key factors which determine whether medical instruments and equipment can be deemed safe or not. Heat sealing is also used to package products whose integrity needs to be maintained. For medical products, along with ensuring that they are infection free, heat sealing also ensures that the instruments and equipment incur [...]

All You Need To Know About Face Masks

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

For more than a decade, scientists were trying hard to determine whether masks were effective at keeping bacteria and viruses at bay or not. With a number of studies taking place in this regard, the final verdict came out that face masks are effective at protecting oneself from the attack of bacteria and other deadly viruses, [...]

Methods of Sterilization That Spas Must Use

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

Sterilization, sanitation, health and hygiene are some terms that are not just related to the medicine industry; but to the beauty industry as well. For spas, tattoos and beauty salon owners, it is imperative to understand the real value and significance of rigorous sterilization and techniques of disinfection. By doing so, they will not only protect [...]

Nitrile Vs. Latex Gloves: Which Is The Best?

By | July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

Back in the mid 80s, doctors and dentists started realizing the fact that the body fluid is not very safe and possibly carries millions of bacteria and viruses. Hence, wearing of gloves started becoming a norm and became a sign of sanitation and protection against deadly viruses and other diseases when treating patients. Even though the [...]

The 3 Deadliest Viruses on Earth!

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

Human beings have been dealing with viruses to evolve into what they are today. Thanks to vaccines and antiviral drugs that have been protecting us from infections all this time, many people have been able to recover from these viruses hale and hearty. Keeping all things aside, we still haven’t managed to fight some of the [...]

Step-By-Step Guide for Using Self-Seal Sterilization Pouches

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

Self sealing sterilization pouches are one of the most commonly used medical devices that are also approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA). With the primary purpose of controlling infection from entering the human body, the way they are utilized say a lot about its efficiency. For the most optimum results and utmost safety, self sealing [...]

Significance of Sterilization in the Field Of Medicine

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

Most medical and surgical equipment are intended to be used only one time. Others that are designed for multiple usages must make sure that the surgical supplies and equipment are decontaminated and sterilized each time. This sterilization procedure takes place in three simple steps: cleaning the supplies, disinfecting the supplies and finally, sterilizing them. Furthermore, the [...]

The Role of Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in Infection Control

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

It might surprise you to know that not as many people die of non-curable ailments as they do from infections. Many ailments stem from genetics or are made worse by extenuating factors and in most cases nothing can be done. Infection control is very much in our own hands. If we are infected by some microorganism [...]

Ever Wondered People love Medical Masks?

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Infection Control|

Though you might be inclined to think that the masks are being worn by people to protect themselves from a wide spread infection, it is generally not the case. In a way, medical masks have become a very important part of the urban cultures and different people usually wear them for different reasons. Keep on reading [...]