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NasaClip to the Rescue: How This Nosebleed Rescue Device Saves Providers Time and Resources

Epistaxis—commonly known as nosebleed—typically isn’t a life-threatening condition, yet it leads to over 500,000 visits to emergency rooms (ERs) each year in the U.S. This adds up to about $350,000,000 in healthcare costs annually, though only 6% of ER visits for nosebleed required hospitalization.   The Trouble with Standard Nosebleed Treatment  Although standard nosebleeds usually aren’t …

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From Intubation to Extubation: Enhancing Airway Management with Advanced Tools

Airway management is one of the most important tools that providers have in a surgical or critical care setting. Intubation is a powerful form of airway management and can be a lifesaving procedure—but it can also lead to complications.  In an ideal scenario, providers will have a range of advanced airway management technologies available to …

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SourceMark Medical Partners with NasaClip to Streamline Nosebleed Treatment

Franklin, TN, October 25, 2023 – SourceMark Medical, a US medical device company and certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), announced a supplier partnership today with NasaClip, an easy-to-use nosebleed rescue device available in adult and pediatric sizes. “We’re thrilled to partner with SourceMark and expand provider access to NasaClip,” said Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne, founder and …

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Sticking Together: Topical Adhesives in Pediatric Wound Management

Sutures have long been the standard of care for pediatric wound closure, but it’s no secret that children and needles don’t always mix well. Injuries account for about 13.8% of children’s primary care visits alone, and most of those injuries involve open wounds that need to be properly closed.   Luckily for patients and providers, alternative …

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Breathing Easier: Patient Comfort and Safety with LMAs

For clinicians and the patients they care for, the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) has proven one of the most significant advances in airway management since the endotracheal (ET) tube. The LMA is an example of a supraglottic airway device (SAD). While this acronym may sound miserable, SADs are anything but—valued widely for their versatility, ease …

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A Breath of Fresh Air with Suction ET Tubes

Contributed article by Julie Moniz, Clinical Educator  Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs which causes localized or widespread inflammation. There are many different types of pneumonia, but the basic categories are caused by viruses, bacteria, or the accidental ingestion (aspiration) of stomach contents into the lungs. In an unfair plot twist, ventilators themselves can …

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SourceMark Medical Awarded Laryngeal Mask Airway Contract with Premier, Inc.

Franklin, TN, August 29, 2023 – SourceMark Medical, a U.S. medical device company and certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), announced today that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for their laryngeal mask airways (LMAs) with Premier, Inc., a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of roughly 4,400 U.S. hospitals and health systems and …

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FDA Guidance and Sustainable Practices: The Value of Reusable Tourniquet Wipe Cuffs 

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, even the most essential tools can face unforeseen challenges. The recent recall of pneumatic tourniquet cuffs led to supply shortages that prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to step in. With sustainability and resourcefulness at the forefront, the FDA released guidance to assist hospitals and healthcare providers …

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SourceMark Medical Announces New Suction Endotracheal Tube Offering

Franklin, TN, August 21, 2023 – For over twenty years, SourceMark Medical has served as a reliable provider of essential medical supplies at affordable prices for health systems, hospitals, surgery centers, and physician offices. Prioritizing ease of use and utilization efficiency, SourceMark products are uniquely designed to improve both clinician engagement and patient care.   Now, …

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