organizing your home for caring for an elderly parent

  • How Home Dialysis Can Be Beneficial

    13 August 2018

    If you have been told that you need to start dialysis, you might want to consider starting home dialysis as opposed to having it done at a treatment center. To help you learn about why this might be the option that you want to go with, you will want to continue reading. You Can Receive Shorter Treatments More Often When you receive dialysis treatments from a treatment center, you may be expected to go and sit there for many long hours.

  • Getting Your Zzzz: Simple Tips To Clean And Maintain Your CPAP Machine

    29 March 2018

    Sleep is essential for your physical and emotional well-being. However, certain disorders can reduce your ability to get a full, healthy night of sleep. Characterized by periodic lapses in your breathing while asleep, sleep apnea is a serious condition that affects an estimated 22 million Americans. Unfortunately, without a diagnosis and proper treatment, sleep apnea can be life threatening.    CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, therapy is the most common treatment option for patients with sleep apnea.

  • 4 Things to Look for When Ordering Wholesale First Aid Kits

    8 January 2018

    There are many reasons you may need to order wholesale or bulk first aid kits. Perhaps you're an administrator for a medical office and you need to replenish the practice's supply, or perhaps you run a retail store and are looking to resell the kits for a profit. Either way, when shopping for wholesale first aid kits, there are a few things you'll want to look for before you place an order.

  • FAQ About Cstds & The NIOSH Protocol

    8 November 2017

    Have you decided to focus your skills as a physician on working with cancer patients? Although treating cancer patients is one of the most rewarding careers in the medical industry, it also means that you will be exposed to hazardous chemotherapy drugs. The drugs are powerful because they are needed for effectively killing off cancerous cells. It is important for you to ensure that closed-system transfer devices (CSTDs) that meets the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) protocol are stored in your clinic for safety purposes.

  • Four Things To Look For When Buying Medical Tables For Your Senior Living Community

    9 August 2017

    When you run a senior living center, there will be some seniors who are bedridden. For these seniors, having medical tables for them to use by their bedside will be essential. When purchasing medical tables for the first time, use the following guide to learn what to look for to ensure that the tables you get are the right option for your patients. Consider the Size of the Table Top

  • 3 Recent Development In The Technology & Usage Of Ultrasound Machines

    23 March 2017

    If you are in the market for a new ultrasound machine for your medical practice, make sure that you are on top of the latest developments in ultrasound technology and usage. Here are three recent developments in ultrasound technology and usage that change and improve the way you can use this valuable machine. #1 Sonoelastography This is a types of technology that has used for some time over in Europe, but is just gaining acceptance and approval in the United States.

  • Understanding The Use Of Steam Sterilization In Operating Room Spaces

    29 December 2016

    If you are planning a medical volunteer trip to Uganda, Nepal, Peru, Costa Rica, or another location, then you may be asked to assist physicians in sterile environments. These environments include surgical operating rooms and spaces where bacteria infection risks are extremely high. To help reduce some of these risks, sterilization is required. There are a wide variety of tools and methods used to sterilize equipment as well as spaces. Steam sterilization is utilized most often with the help of operating room sterilizers.

  • Recently Diagnosed With A Breathing Disorder? What Are Your Next Steps?

    13 August 2015

    If you've recently been diagnosed with asthma, COPD, emphysema, or another ailment that can affect your ability to breathe, you may be relieved to finally have a valid diagnosis but still struggling to get through the motions of everyday life when simple breathing becomes too difficult. What can you do to help manage the effects of a medical condition that makes it hard to breathe? Is there anything available to help you lead a more normal life?