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Nursing Beyond the Vital Signs

Nursing is so much more than simply popping a thermometer in a patient's mouth or recording a blood pressure. In my time as a nurse, I have participated in life saving efforts when time was critical, I have held a mother's hands when her newborn baby was being prepped for surgery, and I have looked into the terrified eyes of an elderly person in pain. Nurses literally go into battle, serving in military operations all over the world. They also learn and implement the latest in medical technology. This blog is to highlight nurses and prove that they deserve respect and appreciation for all that they do.

The Two Drugs in Suboxone

If you have been struggling with opiate addiction and have decided to get clean, then your doctors may recommend that you use suboxone treatment. Suboxone is designed to ease withdrawal symptoms and keep you from turning to opiates. You start with a larger dose, and over time, you reduce your dose and slowly stop using the suboxone. Suboxone has been an incredibly successful medication and has helped thousands of patients quit opiates. Read More 

Stop The Spread: 4 Ways To Ensure Proper Infection Control In The Workplace

When it comes to protecting your employees, the first thing you need to do is provide the right infection control products. You might think that only medical and dental offices require infection control products, but that's not the case. Businesses of all types will benefit from the safety that infection control products can provide. This is especially true during the current pandemic. Here are four infection control products you need to have at your place of business. Read More 

How A Physical Therapist Helps Those With Weak Bodies After Surgery

Recovering after surgery often requires a lot of downtime for many people, much of which may be spent in bed. However, some people may stay in bed too long and affect their recovery in negative ways. Thankfully, it is possible to utilize physical therapy with a physical therapist to overcome this danger and keep a person healthy and ensure a better recovery time. Too Much Bed Time May Complicate Surgery Recovery Time Read More 

5 Tips for Managing Chemotherapy Nausea

For many patients, nausea is a common first side effect of chemotherapy. For some, this can lead to significant weight loss, particularly if not dealt with early. Being underweight could undermine chemotherapy treatment, especially because vomiting can also lead to difficulties in keeping medication down orally. As such, it's important to have a preventative plan in place before treatment begins. The risk of nausea increases depending upon the method of delivery, the dosage amount, and how frequently the medication is administered. Read More