• Butterfly Needles Are Often Less Painful

    Butterfly Needles Are Often Less Painful

    A butterfly needle is used to access a superficial vein and can be used for drawing blood as well as for an IV injection. These needles are much easier to use and are much less painful for patients. This is because of the winged tubing which allows for greater flexibility. If you need to draw blood ... read more

    Mar 14,2020 Media
  • A Vaginal Speculum Is A Vital Medical Instrument

    A Vaginal Speculum Is A Vital Medical Instrument

    A vaginal speculum is a vital medical instrument that allows a health care provider to visualize the interior aspects of the vagina, as well as the distal portion of the uterus, the cervix. It is composed of 2 blades assembled together and held by a handle. The blades and the handle form a 90 degree... read more

    Mar 06,2020 Media
  • Vaginal Speculum Is An Instrument

    Vaginal Speculum Is An Instrument

    The vaginal speculum – that creepy looking metal device used to examine the vagina and cervix – has remained largely unchanged since the 19th century. Vaginal speculum is an instrument in a contested technology. As the oldest instrument in the technology of obstetric surveillance and diagnosis, the ... read more

    Feb 28,2020 Media
  • A Vaginal Speculum Is A Tool

    A Vaginal Speculum Is A Tool

    A vaginal speculum is a tool that doctors use during pelvic exams. Made of metal or plastic, it’s hinged and shaped like a duck’s bill. Your doctor inserts the speculum into your vagina and gently opens it during your exam. Doctors use vaginal speculums to spread and hold open your vaginal walls dur... read more

    Feb 22,2020 Media
  • History Of Vaginal Speculum

    History Of Vaginal Speculum

    A vaginal speculum is a medical device that allows physicians and health providers to better view a woman’s cervix and vagina during pelvic exams. Most specula are made of metal and plastic, and physicians insert a portion of the speculum into the patient’s vagina to separate the vaginal walls. Phys... read more

    Feb 14,2020 Media