In today’s changing health care climate it is more complicated than ever to find a competent doctor who has a good bedside manner, and fulfills all the criteria a patient looks for in a health care professional. When entering a doctor’s office there are many things a new patient should look out for; some are [...]
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How healthy people are in the area you live in can have a direct impact on your finances, especially if you live in a small town. The smaller a town is the faster viruses spread from person to person. This can wreak havoc on your finances if you repeatedly get sick because you are around [...]
Genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) became a hot issue in the 2012 election due to a series of scientific studies that link this form of chemical food processing with tumors. Russian, European nations, Peru and other parts of the world have banned GMO-based food from being sold within their borders. The United States, though, is only [...]
Why You Should Consider a Degree in Human Services Have you ever thought of pursing a degree in human services? Do you care about your community? Then you might want to purse a degree in human services. Someone once said that human services are life. This is simply because human services cover many aspects of life [...]
Why You Should Consider a Degree in Human Services
Have you ever thought of pursing a degree in human services? Do you care about your community? Then you might want to purse a degree in human services. Someone once said that human services are life. This is simply because human services cover many aspects of life ranging [...]
The cost of healthcare has been on a steady rise for several years now. Various factors have been cited as contributors to the rise in healthcare spending including failures in healthcare coordination, unnecessary imaging and treatment procedures, over…
What are oxygen-conserving devices?
Oxygen-conserving devices are used for conserving oxygen to reduce wastage of medical oxygen. Use of oxygen-conserving device can reduce cost, by increasing durability of portable oxygen system. Use of oxygen-conserving device makes oxygen therapy efficient, portable and less intrusive and more beneficial for patients.
What are the types of oxygen-conserving devices?
There are [...]
The mental health field is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding industries that a person can choose to enter. The day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of those working in mental health are often quite wide ranging and nurses need to be flexible and able to think on their feet.
If you’re considering a career as a [...]
Mental health is psychological well being in absence of mental (psychiatric) disorders. An individual with good mental health indicates that the person is able to enjoy life (social, psychological) and able to make balance between different activities of normal social life. A mentally healthy person can successfully adapt different requirements of normal social life. In [...]
Pneumatic compression device (also known as sequential compression device) is a type of pneumatic compression system, which is used by medical professionals for reducing risk of venous (deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism etc.), lymphatic and arterial disorders in hospitalized patients. Pneumatic compression devices have inflatable compression sleeves and characteristic pressure modulation, which help in reducing [...]