Perfusion Blog

A collection of posts from our Perfusion Community.


Best Hospitals 2015-2016

Healthcare Staffing Blog shares U.S. News & World Report’s best hospitals 2015-2016. Is your hospital included in this year’s list? Source: Best Hospitals 2015-2016
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Joint Commission

Joint Commission to Suspend Top Performers

Healthcare Staffing Blogs shares the news that The Joint Commission is to suspend Top Performers until 2017, and also shares the full JC annual report for 2015. Source: Joint Commission to Suspend Top Performers
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Perfusion News

5 Things You Should Know Before Embarking on a Perfusion Career

Have you been thinking about embarking on a career in perfusion? If being part of a team that saves lives while earning a decent paycheck appeals to you, you might want to look into this career path. Though a perfusion career can be extremely fulfilling and fruitful, it is recommended by fellow perfusionists that you…
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PRP Draw

What is Platelet Gel?

Platelet Gel is a substance that is created by harvesting your body’s own natural healing factors from your blood and combining it with thrombin and calcium to form a coagulum. This coagulum or “platelet gel” has an extremely wide range of clinical healing uses from dental surgery to orthopedics and plastic surgery. Platelet Gel is…
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An echo in Pulmonary Embolus (PE)

Author: Tom Rozen Peer reviewer: Lloyd Roberts   A 40 year old man presents with near syncopal events and has low oxygen saturations in the emergency department, on a past history of systemic hypertension. His blood pressure is low-normal and the chest X ray is clear, so he goes on to have an urgent CTPA […]

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