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DS Medical 40 Years 23/10/2019
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DS Medical Celebrates 40 Years of Business

Founded in November 1979, DS Medical looks to celebrate its 40th year of business supporting healthcare professionals. We have been the proud providers of exceptional pre-hospital and primary care products to our varied health care customers for four decades. Our aim is to continue to develop fantastic products and services. You don’t have to look far to see the growth we have exhibited over the years. Our product range has expanded from stethoscopes and general first aid supplies for the pre-hospital care market, to emergency medical equipment, haemostats, and consumables... Read More

Infection Prevention and Control 17/09/2019
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Infection Prevention and Control

Infection Prevention and Control or IPC is a scientific and practical approach created to help protect patients and healthcare workers. Within the UK there are many techniques and practices used in IPC such as; hand, respiratory and cough hygiene, as well as safe management of equipment, linen, body fluids and waste items (including sharps). At DS Medical we have a wide range of affordable products that help healthcare professionals keep on top of IPC practices. Effective Ways to Prevent and Control Infection Antibacterial Surface Wipes Sanitising wipes are a quick... Read More

MASK FOR OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION 24/12/2018
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Choosing the best mask for oxygen administration

The overall goal of oxygen therapy is to maintain adequate tissue oxygenation, while minimising the workload for the heart and lungs. The design of a mask can have a significant influence on the amount of oxygen that is delivered to the patient. Selecting the best oxygen administration mask depends on several factors. Design plays an important role in selecting the most suitable device, although clinical assessment and performance needs will ultimately decide what mask should be used. Non – Rebreather Masks For patients who require sustained high-concentration oxygen therapy a... Read More