is the first convenient protection device to provide a Block barrier to prevent the spread of patient particlates
during the oropharyngeal exam. Its quicker, faster and less embarrassing than washing your face or clothing in the sink after you have just been “sprayed.”
- Faceshields and masks are cumbersome to put on and remove. They are also impersonal and
frightening to patients.
- Gloves protect the hands, but do nothing for the arms or other exposed areas.
A sick patient’s mouth isn’t exactly a clean place; especially if you suspect a URI or pharyngitis!
Yet every day countless healthcare providers look directly into the festering cauldron of germs with tongue depressors and throat swabs and then ironically trigger a gag reflex or cough reflex!
The gag reflex and tongue depressor have evolved
perfectly over millions of years to propel the bacterial and viral laden particles directly toward the innocent clinician. What better way could a germ strategist have devised to increase
Now with the HockBlock
there is a protective shield for your defense!