How to clean surgical wound with your hands


In today’s digital world, we often have a hard time separating the physical from the digital.While our eyes can focus on the digital display, our brains cannot.To deal with the digital world and to reduce the amount of time we spend in our heads, we are often forced to use our hands to clean wounds.However, […]

The 10 Most Unbelievably Cheap Medical Tools You’ll Ever Use


The list of tools you can buy for less than $20 has grown.It’s no longer just about the basics.Here’s our 10 most absurdly cheap medical tools you’ll ever use.1.Stylus (free) $2.95 2.Lidocaine adhesive $2 3.Surgical Bandage $2 4.Clipping Tool $2 5.Pencil $2 6.Plastic Tape $2 7.Lint Remover $2 8.Dental floss $2 9.Dentifast $2 10.Tampon Brush […]

Surgical cleaner air and scalpel may save more than $30,000 per patient


Medical students are using an emerging field of medical pathology called surgical scalpel to help them focus on their patients’ conditions instead of their personal finances.“We are starting to see the promise of the scalpel, and I think the scalpels are going to have a huge impact in medicine,” said Sarah Nussbaum, a biomedical engineering […]

Why does your doctor pay you so much?


It’s a question that pops up a lot, especially as the country gears up for the midterm elections next year.But doctors have been under pressure to pay more, especially for more procedures, due to the growing shortage of patients.A new study from University of California San Francisco researchers finds that physicians are paying a lot […]