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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.

Exploring Non-Patient Facing Career Paths In The Medical Field: Medical Director

When people think of careers in medicine, they often imagine doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals working directly with patients. While direct patient contact is certainly a large part of the medical field, there are also numerous non-patient-facing career paths to explore. For students interested in the medical field but uncomfortable with patient contact or for those simply wanting to explore all their options, these career options can provide a fulfilling and rewarding path. Read More 

Three People Who Have An Increased Risk Of Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is a common foot condition that can cause considerable discomfort when you're standing and walking. It affects the sesamoid bones at the base of the big toe, as well as the tendon around them. If you believe that you've developed this foot condition, you'll want to meet with a local foot doctor as promptly as possible. They can recommend multiple treatment options for you, including some simple lifestyle changes that you can implement. Read More 

Considering Dental Implants? Information You Should Know To Help You Decide

If you have a lot of damaged teeth and your dentist has recommended that you replace them, you have many options. One option is to get dentures, but one thing you should consider is dental implants. Below is information on what these are, and the benefits of choosing these over dentures.   Dental Implants Dental implants are an extensive medical procedure, and a type of anesthesia will be used to help you feel better and to help with the pain. Read More 

IV Therapy Can Help Protect Your Health

Your health is your most valuable asset. Without a doubt, you must work hard to keep it in good condition. One convenient tool that can be used to help is IV therapy. IV therapy, or intravenous therapy, is a medical technique used to administer a range of nutrients directly into the bloodstream for near-immediate benefit. If you are searching for ways to help protect your health, learn more about what this therapy offers. Read More