What to do When You’re in a Wheelchair and the Tornado Siren Sounds

Tornadoes seem to be Mother Nature’s favorite go-to natural disaster as of late. And I gotta admit – all of this spontaneous death-twisting is getting on my poor nerves. Ever since I saw Twister in 1996, tornadoes were no longer “cool.” They were death-traps, something I never wanted to be anywhere near or close to again. It’s hard enough getting away from a tornado when you CAN walk, let alone trying to get away unscathed when you use a wheelchair. We’re going to show you What to do When you’re in a Wheelchair and The Tornado Siren Sounds.

Tornado

For us in Minnesota, we know all too well of the surging tornado activity. We led the nation last year with the most tornado touchdowns, with 104 officially recorded. And June is our most active month for tornadoes. In May 2011, parts Tornado wheelchair safetyof North Minneapolis were decimated by a tornado that dropped out of no where, killing 2 people and injuring 29. Even as I write this, I’m looking at a gorgeous yet dangerous sky – in layers of blue, white, and a very dark grey. The sky is becoming unstable, and once again I’m pondering my exit strategy in case the unthinkable happens.

 

This great article is by Tiffiny Carlson Read more at Easystand.com and find Fema Tornado Safety Tips.

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Know How a Wheelchair Should Fit Your Body

Alternative forms of mobility are often used by individuals with paralysis, most often a wheelchair.  Knowing how a wheelchair should fit your body is helpful. As a consumer, it is good to have an idea about what is needed to be specific for your body.  It has been estimated that 80-90% of individuals are not properly fitted in their current wheelchair as their bodies and needs change over time.

A great article by Nurse Linda. Read more at spinalcordinjuy.com

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Ocelco’s New Website

New Website

We feature Ocelco.com in many of our articles. They are now proud to announce the launch of their brand new website. Ocelco.com now allows you to view larger images of all of the products that you are looking for, as well as a new, stylish, and clean look.

Ocelco Home

Ocelco appreciates you taking a look at their new website but that’s not all that has changed at Ocelco. They have also lowered their pricing on many products, as well as adding completey new products.

Ocelco Products

So what exactly does Ocelco offer you? Every piece of medical equipment that you could ever need. From wheelchairs and canes to bath safety items, and everything inbetween. Just go to their website to browse the selection shown on the homepage.

We also have multiple posts on this blog dedicated to the equipment that ocelco offers. Search for the item your looking for on our blog, find the information you need, then click on the image to go to the suppliers website to find out a price.

Do You Have Questions?

If you have any questions, please, do not hesitate to call Ocelco’s friendly customer service at 1-800-328-5343. They will answer all of your questions and further direct you to the products or information that you are looking for.

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MRIequip.com™ is now Worldwide & CE Certified

MRIequip.com™ is now Worldwide & CE Certified

MRIequip.com™ is now Worldwide & CE Certified

MRIequip.com™ is proud to announce they’re now shipping products worldwide. They have bottom line pricing and that has made them a industry leader in non-magnetic MRI equipment. They have partnered with world shipping experts, North Star World Trade Services, Inc. to get the best worldwide shipping prices. Now MRI non-magnetic equipment will be available to everyone at the lowest pricing possible, along with MRIequip.com’s™ newly CE Certified products.

They have a variety of CE certified products for compliance with European Conformity. If you’re a consumer looking for CE Certified MRI non-magnetic equipment you can now find the lowest price equipment at www.MRIequip.com™.

MRIequip.com™ is now Worldwide & CE Certified Offering everything from MRI screening magnets & safety stickers to non-magnetic stretchers & a large selection of other equipment MRIequip.com™ has exactly what you’re looking for.

You are welcome to meet with them at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 26th – 29th for the Arab Health Dubai 2015 Convention. MRIequip.com™ representatives Dave Hanson & Ken Lacy will be there meeting and greeting everyone, telling some more about themselves & answering any questions you may have. They will also be handing out non-ferromagnetic equipment flyers.

They are truly the only source that you will need for all of your non-magnetic equipment in MRI suites & setups. If you can’t find what you’re looking for at www.MRIequip.com™ or in their flyers & catalog, please give their friendly customer service a call at 1-866-529-3526. They will be happy to assist you in finding all of the products that you are interested in and quote you a price.

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MRIequip is Going to Dubai!

MRIequip is our medical equipment website for non-magnetic hospital equipment. They supply complete MRI setups down to individual parts of non-magnetic MRI equipment. We want to announce that you can now meet with MRIequip Representatives in Dubai! They will be at the Arab Health Conference 26 – 29 January 2015.

MRIequip Arab Health Dubai

 

MRIequip & The Convention

This is a large international Medical convention in Dubai where everyone is welcome to walk around and view the exhibitors. MRIequip will be located in booth #1B70C. If you are attending the event please see them in there booth location and further see everything we have to offer and our commitment to our customers. See you in Dubai!

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Armrest Assembly Parts and Accessory Options

We show many different stores to find Armrest Assembly Parts. These stores have everything you need to find any Armrest Assembly Part that you need.

WheelchairParts Armrest Assembly Parts

supplies you with every armrest assembly part that you would need for manual and adaptive seating wheelchairs. From arm pads to sockets and button locks, The have you covered.

Armpads

Padded Wheelchair Armrests

We supply plastic, padded & urethane wheelchair armrests. Plastic armrests being the most cost effective but most of the time uncomfortable and should only be used for short periods in a wheelchair. Padded armrests are quite comfortable and the most commonly ordered armrest. Our urethane wheelchair armrests by far give you the most comfort in comparison to any of our armrests but can also be quite.

Button Locks =

armrest assembly parts

 

Wheelchair button locks are used for detachable wheelchair arms, footrests & more. Figure out the proper type / style and button size to correctly find the button lock for you.

Armrest Sockets & Guides

Show product details for 109-112 Guide Plug for Wheelchair Arm, Invacare

 

If your armrest sockets and guides have been broken, you do no need to replace the entire armrest assembly. We have the right wheelchair parts for you. Replace the sockets and guides only to make this repair cost effective.

Skirt Guards & Full Armrests

Detachable Armrests

Skirt Guards / Clothing Guards

Whether it’s just the skirt guard or the full armrest, we can help you with that to. If you have good armpads and full armrests, then just find the skirt guard for your full armrest. All of our armrest assembly parts come as replacements of the originals. They will not be the same as the original part.

Our armrest assembly parts also have many different styles and types of accessories to select from such as extra padding, supports & trough attachments. If you have any questions on any of our parts or accessories please give our friendly customer service a call at 1-800-328-5343.

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MRI Non-Magnetic Adjustable Pipe Wrenches & MRI Setups

MRI Non-Magnetic Adjustable Pipe Wrenches

At MRIequip.com, our MRI room hand tools are primarily made of Titanium, making these MRI approved tools both durable and safe to magnetic wave exposure. Our selection of MRI adjustable pipe wrenches, MRI Non-Magnetic adjustable pipe wrenches and Aluminum pipe wrenches.

MRI Non-Magnetic Adjustable Pipe Wrenches

Each area of the medical workplace requires maintenance and MRI suites are no exception. In MRI rooms it’s important to have MRI Non-Magnetic hand tools to perform maintenance. MRI technology uses magnetic resonance to take detailed photos of the human body and it is unsafe to have objects that are magnetic present in the MRI room. To maintain the state of your MRI room and avoid taking unnecessary risks, the use of MRI safe hand tools at your MRI workplace is crucial.

Look at MRIequipfor all of your non-magnetic MRI equipment needs. They have complete MRI Complete Setups as well as individual non-magnetic equipment, parts & tools. View their website to see competitive pricing and everything you need to completely setup your MRI environment.

Considering purchasing several MRI Non-Magnetic tools simultaneously? Then review our MRI safe tool kits. We have sets of Titanium tools as well as kits with assorted items all for affordable prices.

**Minimum Purchase Applies on Most Tools. If you have any questions please call 866-529-3526 and a friendly customer service representative will be happy to assist you.**

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Medical Diagnostic Equipment

There is a wide variety of medical diagnostic equipment. There are also many different needs for it. Some being professional equipment like laryngoscopes & otoscopes, all the way to individual user needs such as pulse oximeters & blood pressure monitors. There is one place that you can find all of this equipment.

Medical Diagnostic Equipment

Find your medical diagnostic equipment at Ocelco.com. They offer many different essential diagnostic tools. We want to go over commonly used medical diagnostic equipment and a variety of each product so you can figure out which is right for you.

Pulse Oximeters

Medical Diagnostic Equipment

Pulse oximeters are needed for a variety of reasons. They measure SpO2, Pulse Rate, even humidity. There are tabletop, hand held, and fingertip pulse oximeters. Each one used in different situations. A fingertip or handheld pulse oximeter is good for situations on the go. Tabletop pulse oximeters should be kept at home.

Sphygmomanometers & Blood Pressure Equipment

Medical Diagnostic Equipment

There are many different styles and types of Sphymomanometers. Many have similar features but some are easier to use than others. Ocelco has a large list of sphygmomanometers with detailed information on each brand as well as each product within that brand. They would be a great place to get the information you need to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Blood Pressure Monitors

Blood Pressure Monitors

Most blood pressure monitors are either automatic or semi-automatic making them fairly simple to use. On top of monitoring your blood pressure, they also store your previous information so that you do not need to write it down every time. Ocelco has a wide variety of blood pressure monitors so be sure that you view them all. Some have only minor differences in features but one feature might stick out that you like the most.

More Medical Diagnostics

Ocelco offers a wide variety of other medical diagnostic equipment. Everything from full diagnostic kits to individual dopplars, laryngoscopes & otoscopes. View Ocelco’s wide selection today!

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Ovation Walker Rollator Sale!

Ovation Walker Rollator Sale! Find a brand new Ovation Walkers for the low price of $50! You can view the details on the Ovation Walker Rollator here.

Where to find the Ovation Walker Rollator Sale!
Ocelco, Inc. has made this amazing sale possible. You can find specific information on the different styles of Ovation walkers and rollators on sale here. Ocelco has been supplying quality medical products since 1972. They have a surplus of Ovation walker rollators and are passing the savings on to you.

Ovation Walker Rollator Features:
We’re going over general features and specifications for the Ovation Walker Rollator. There are many styles and types of Ovation Walkers & Rollators so be sure that you look at your walkers specifications as well to be sure you’re getting the right one for you.

Ovation Walker Rollator

Features:

Back strap for support while sitting
Removable basket and tray

6″ Casters for easy rolling

Pull to stop, push to lock braking system

Adjustable height handles

Sling seat for added comfort

Easy one-touch operation for folding

General Specifications:
Overall Width: 23″

Overall Length: 25″

Width Between Handles: 16-3/8″

Handle Height: 28-1/2″ to 31-1/2″

Seat Height: 19 1/4″

Width Between Rear Wheels: 18″

Weight Capacity: 250 lbs

Carrying Weight: 13.9 lb

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Non-Magnetic Aluminum MRI Cart with Stainless Steel Top

Our Non-Magnetic Aluminum MRI Cart with Stainless Steel Top and other aluminum MRI carts are some of the sharpest looking MRI carts on the market today. These carts give you a large amount of features, bringing a wide variety with it’s style. We want to show you all the features of our top two Aluminum and Stainless Steel MRI Carts.

Non-Magnetic Aluminum MRI Cart

 MRI Cart

This unique aluminum cart is manufactured by Solaire Medical. They have decades of experience dealing in new and innovative cart designs. Offering the most practical, efficient storage and delivery products for each individual hospital department. Solaire Medical has studied every aspect of medical equipment carts for every need. They have been able to bring the most advanced level of design, engineering and production.

Features Include

  • 6″ Tray With:
  • 2 Long Dividers
  • 2 Short Dividers
  • 2″ Tray With:
  • 3 Short Dividers
  • 3 Long Dividers
  • 5″ Medical Grade Plate Caster, 2 Locking

MRI Compatible Roam 1.0 Cart

MRI Compatible Aluminum 1.0 Roam Cart

This is a straight forward MRI Compatible Aluminum Roaming Cart. It comes standard with Double Glass Doors, 5″ Medical Grade Plate Casters & and a Central Key Lock. Along with another sharp design this MRI cart has many other features.

Features:

  • 24″ Deep Shelf
  • 58 Usable FlexCells
  • Strong Ceiling to hold up to seven optional cath cues
  • Chart Holder with mounting bracket and hardware
  • Plastic waste basket that includes mounting bracket and hardware

Find Non-Magnetic MRI Carts

MRIequip.com has recently become a proud supplier of these well designed & engineered Aluminum Non-Magnetic MRI Carts. MRIequip also offers a wide variety of MRI Non-Magnetic Carts for many different uses. Different styles of carts include, wooden non-magnetic & non-ferromagnetic coil carts, medication carts, utility carts, PVC carts & many more. MRIequip also offers you anything & everything that you will need to setup & maintain your complete MRI Environment.

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