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By Stephanie Phillips, BSN, RN Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women and the second leading cause of cancer death. Over 300,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the U.S., and over 40,000 will die (American Cancer Society, 2020)....
By Stephanie Phillips, BSN, RN This year, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are estimated to affect 1 in 25 patients each day in the U.S. According to an economist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this equates to hospital costs of $25B...
We are counting our blessings during these extraordinary times, and there are so many incredible team members among them.
Across the country, there is a dire shortage of essential equipment for healthcare providers to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Shortages of PPE are creating unprecedented exposure to risk for our healthcare providers. As one Italian doctor put it, “We are being asked to go to war without any weapons.”
Part 1: The Cost & Troubling Future of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries
At Burlington Medical, we recognize the vital role our products play in supporting those healthcare providers working tirelessly to reduce the impact of COVID-19.
The surprisingly high risks for women who are exposed to radiation.
Think of them like a tailored suit where every inch is fit to your exact body measurements. What are the benefits of an apron that’s made just for you?
Our top priority is providing health, not profits. Many radiation specialists working in developing nations cannot afford to buy protective garments. By helping patients, they put their own lives at risk.