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Pediatric Crash Carts: What is a Pediatric Crash Cart and how is it used?

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Pediatric Crash Carts: What is a Pediatric Crash Cart and how is it used?
In emergency situations every second is crucial and could mean the difference between life or death. Pediatric Crash Carts are organized by color-coded drawers to enable healthcare providers to respond quickly and accurately to resuscitation cases. Learn how Pediatric Crash Carts are organized. 

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Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease

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Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease

In 2014 the World Health Organization published an update to the 2007 “Infection Prevention and Control of Epidemic- and Pandemic-Prone Acute Respiratory Infections in Health Care.” This addition is an important one, and especially relevant today, because it includes information and guidelines that were gathered during the H1N1 2009 virus infection and influenza-like illnesses. The updated publication prescribes best practices and recommendations with emphasis on acute respiratory infections (ARI) that manifest as epidemics or a pandemic. The information and prescriptions provided are thorough. Relevant to COVID-19 pandemic, the publication details what has been learned from the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome...

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Effects of COVID-19 on the Healthcare Industry

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Effects of COVID-19 on the Healthcare Industry

COVID-19 has taken a toll on our lives, our economies, and our abilities to live freely. The lives we knew pre-COVID-19 seem like a thing of the past. Now, we wait and continue to hope for a time that we can someday, hopefully soon, call “post-COVID-19.” During these unprecedented circumstances we must be diligently mindful that the burden we carry as we practice social-distancing falls short compared to the burden that is weighing so heavily on our healthcare workers. They are the heroes that are risking their lives to move us forward. The financial ramifications of the pandemic on our...

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A Letter to Our Customers from Brian Shoenfeld

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We are facing a truly unprecedented time that reminds us daily how dramatically the situation affects all of us within our respective businesses, communities, and families. For those of you in the frontlines, we are inspired by your selfless ongoing efforts. You are the heroes moving us all forward. Here at Talon, we are doing everything possible to support the healthcare facilities and workers that are leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. While taking necessary precautions and establishing protocols to protect our valued employees, we are 100% committed to remaining operational in order to support you. Our Sales, Customer Success,...

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NOTES FROM THE EPICENTER

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NOTES FROM THE EPICENTER

As shared by Arash Dabestani on his LinkedIn page: Arash Dabestani Senior Director of Pharmacy, NYU Langone Health I am sharing lessons learned and some of the issues we have faced in these past weeks. I really hope this is helpful for those not yet impacted or minimally impacted by the coronavirus. Staff Protection Arguably, the most challenging issues we have encountered during this crisis. Ensure your staff that they are receiving the same level of protection as any other hospital employee depending on the exposure level. Encourage them to use their own masks as some N95 masks are still...

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