Before talking about ways of reducing heat loss, do you know what hypothermia is? Hypothermia, when happening under anesthesia, is a drop in body temperature. There are 4 hypothermia stages; mild which is over 36.6°C (98°F), moderate from 35.6°C to 36.6°C (96°F to 98°F), Severe from 33.3°C to 35°C (92°F to 95°F) and critical below 33.3°C (92°F). Which techniques do … [Continue Reading]
At Dispomed, we know that a properly maintained microscope is essential to a precise diagnosis. That is why we want to offer some advice that will increase the efficiency and the life of your microscope. Daily Maintenance We recommend the following steps after each use: Turn off the light. Remove all traces of oil from … [Continue Reading]
During surgery, the unused gas should be evacuated outside of the building to avoid it being inhaled by your employees and patients. Connected to a gas evacuation ventilator, the scavenger interface controls the flow of suction and maintains the balance along with the quantity of unused gas. If you don’t use a scavenger interface, you can … [Continue Reading]
Do you find that you don’t enjoy doing dental procedures as much as you used to and find yourself refusing requests for dental treatments? Have you noticed damage to your patient’s teeth and gums during scaling? Do you find that scaling takes too long? The Combo polisher is not a high-speed handpiece; therefore, it tends … [Continue Reading]
Extend the life of your handpieces! Watch this video to learn when and how to lubricate the handpieces of your dental unit. When properly lubricated, they are easier to use and have a longer life expectancy. Video Transcription Welcome to a new series of videos by Dispomed, this series will cover dental equipment. Today, we … [Continue Reading]
Here are a few helpful tips following numerous requests from our customers regarding the maximum load in autoclaves. In order to perform sterilization cycles, there is a maximum weight of instruments and textiles you can place in autoclaves. For an optimal performance, it is recommended to spread the load among all the trays. When you … [Continue Reading]
Dispomed is putting the spotlight on veterinary anesthesia machines. This quick and simple purchase guide will help you determine your needs while considering the different characteristics of our anesthesia machines.
Do you know when it is the best time to perform a leak test on your anesthesia machines? From case to case, leaks can occur on your anesthesia devices. To increase the patient’s as well as your own safety, you should perform a leak test on your veterinary anesthesia machines before each procedure. Unsure if … [Continue Reading]
You finally got a good quality autoclave to sterilize your veterinary equipment and you want to maximize your investment? You certainly know how to use it, but here are 9 essential tips to maximize its good functioning.
In this video, learn how to clean your autoclave in a few easy steps. Simple and effective maintenance that will extend the life of your equipment.