9 November 2015
If you work in a medical setting that caters to children, you already know that keeping them comfortable and happy during their treatment is one of the biggest challenges of the job. Part of keeping pediatric patients comfortable is associated with how effectively you stock the facility with kid-friendly equipment. The standard IV pole is the perfect example of a piece of mundane equipment that can be transformed into a highly-functional and kid-friendly item.
22 October 2015
Psoriasis can leave you feeling very self-conscious about the way that you look. Seeking treatment from your dermatologist can help you work toward minimizing your symptoms, but you might be looking for a fix that can help you right now. Wearing makeup can help you feel more confident about the way that you look when you're dealing with psoriasis. Try these tips to improve your self-confidence and to fight back against this skin condition.
9 October 2015
Most people get stung by a bee at least once in their life. For many, the experience is just a little uncomfortable. For others, getting stung leads to a dangerous allergic reaction and lands them in the emergency room. Whether you have a known insect allergy or not, it is important to know a bit about bee stings so that if you or a friend get stung, you can react properly.
22 September 2015
If you have been balking at wearing hearing aids in your workplace, then you have been doing a great disservice to yourself, employer and colleagues. Maybe you have been avoiding them because of the associated stigma and prejudice; for example, some people think that they make one look old. However, you need to use them because hearing aids bring multiple benefits to the workplace. Here are four examples of such benefits:
8 September 2015
Are you aware that neglecting to move around on a regular basis after partial leg paralysis from a stroke can make the condition worse? It is a good idea to hire a nurse that can visit your home and help you move around, as well as with other daily tasks. Below, discover how helpful a home care nurse can be for your stroke complications as you recover. How is a Home Care Nurse Helpful When Recovering from a Stroke?
20 August 2015
As you become older, there is a chance that you could develop hip arthritis. Hip arthritis can develop into a severe condition that can cause severe pain when moving the hips. At this point in time, your doctor may suggest hip replacement surgery to be done by an orthopedic surgeon. Although the sound of surgery sounds complicated and scary, it only requires a few simple steps that orthopedic surgeons know exactly how to complete.
7 August 2015
You've had a painful hip condition for years and are getting ready to have a total hip replacement. This is a common procedure and will reduce your pain and allow you to walk comfortably. One key to a successful hip replacement is the therapy you receive when you get home. Here is what you can expect after your surgery to make sure you'll get a long, pain-free life out of your new hip joint.