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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.

All About Bloating

Do you ever wonder why your stomach looks bigger after you've eaten? That may be due to bloating. Bloating can cause your stomach to look bigger and feel fuller.  What Is Bloating? Bloating is the swelling of your stomach. This causes your stomach to look bigger than normal. It can also cause pain and discomfort due to the distention of the stomach. Bloating can sometimes point to a serious health issue, but there is not always an underlying issue when it occurs. Read More 

When It Might Be Necessary To Have Virus Testing Performed

Virus testing is a type of assessment that can accurately determine if someone is carrying a virus or not. These situations are no laughing matter and this type of testing might be relevant in a couple of situations. Required by Employer If there is a serious risk of virus infection at work, then you will probably be asked to have virus testing performed so that the employer can make sure you're not a risk to others around the work environment. Read More 

Telemedicine Services Can Help Hospitals, Clinics, And Patients

Telemedicine technology allows patients and doctors to connect by way of a virtual visit. While this technology has been in use for a while now, more patients are using it for the first time now, with the current COVID 19 pandemic at hand. This article examines how this technology can be beneficial to both a hospital or clinic and to a patient.  How telemedicine services benefit hospitals and clinics Doctors can bring down their overhead - The more time the doctor spends seeing patients in their offices, the more overhead they incur. Read More 

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