Category: Medical

Read content about medical applications and how the removal of fume, toxins, and particulate can be an integral part to the integrity of your medical practices.

Potential Tools to Help Protect Against the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On Wednesday, March 11 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a pandemic (Ref. 1). In order to prevent the spread, everyone must practice increased hygiene and social distancing. As an added protection, certain air filtration systems and containment hoods can aid in combatting the spread of this infectious disease. General Protection Tips Against… Learn More

IV Bag Preparation Best Practices Utilizing ISO Class 5 Laminar Flow Hoods

IV Bag Preparation

Medical professionals and naturopathic/holistic doctors have utilized IV vitamin/nutrient therapies for many years as a more natural approach to treating chronic conditions in patients. As opposed to oral medications or supplements that travel through the body’s digestive system, whereby diminishing absorption capabilities, IV therapy delivers optimal levels of the necessary vitamins/supplements directly to the bloodstream;… Learn More

What is USP 800?

Is your pharmaceutical compounding facility ready for USP 800? The USP 800 is a newly implemented regulation designed to promote patient health, worker safety, and address environment concerns. USP 800 applies to all pharmacies, hospitals, patient treatment centers, patient treatment clinics, physician practice facilities, surgical centers, veterinarians, home health centers, and skilled nursing facilities that… Learn More

Economical clean room hood for platelet-rich plasma injection preparation

According to The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is “a patient’s own concentrated platelets (that) contain a large number of growth factors.” Patients with ligament, cartilage, tendon, or bone injuries turn to PRP injections to help reduce pain and stimulate healing in the affected area(s). Since PRP injections utilize the patient’s… Learn More

Testimonial: 3D printing of model hearts by Phoenix Children’s Hospital workflow made safer with ductless technology

Cardiac surgeons require a great deal of imagery before they operate on a child’s heart. They need to be able to visualize the arrangement of the heart’s components and defects they want to correct before they embark on surgery. For decades, visualization imagery was provided by MRIs and CT scans. Now those imaging technologies are… Learn More

Controlling fumes generated during EEG electrode application and removal

Electroencephalography ― more commonly known as EEG ― is the process of detecting and recording electrical activity in the brain by applying electrodes along the scalp. Mayo Clinic explains that our brain cells communicate via electrical impulses and are active all the time, even when we are sleeping. This activity shows up as wavy lines… Learn More

Fume Hoods for Fecal Sample Testing

The importance of appropriate ventilation and filtration is apparent in several aspects of fecal sample testing: from odor to biohazards to the chemicals used during testing. Sentry Air Systems 18″ Wide Ductless Fume Hood is pictured above. Fume Hoods are generally the most common configuration used for fecal sample testing because they offer the most… Learn More

Testimonial: Fume Extractor for Moxa Treatment

Sentry Air Systems was originally approached by an Acupuncturist for a fume extraction solution in 2008. She was practicing Chinese medicine using Moxa cigars (derived from an herbal plant- the mugwort). Moxa (or moxibustion) is used to treat various ailments via heat treatment and acupuncture points on the body. When this herb is burned, it… Learn More