One of the first phrases a nursing student learns is that "nurses eat their young." was first used by nursing professor Judith Meissner in 1986. At least 85% of nurses have been bullied, according to research.
Ice is an inexpensive yet very effective treatment for pain, inflammation, and swelling. Most clients do not appreciate the importance of cold treatments.
Favipiravir is a drug of choice for the systematic treatment of influenza cases. Favipiravir actively challenges the proliferation cycle of RNA viruses; however, this drug fails to produce its therapeutic effects in many scenarios associated with competitive inhibition by purine nucleosides.
What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.
Cognitive therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view themselves, the future, and the world in a negative way.
An Advance Medical Directive is a tool to express values and beliefs with respect to health care decisions and preferences for health care while you are able to make such decisions for yourself, and to assign authority to a selected representative when you are no longer able to do so
Learn the most important facts about spinal anesthesia, what to expect, side effects, and potential complications to prepare for your surgery.
The inappropriate secretion of TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) from the pituitary gland and thyroid gland’s dysfunction leads to the onset of hypothyroidism. The limited production of thyroid hormone inside the human body leads to the development of hypothyroidism.
Walking aids are mainly used by people with disabilities. These help patients live an independent life and can mobilize by themselves.
Some vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers can cause inflammation and arthritic pain in sensitive individuals. Find out why these foods may be bad for your health.
Those working towards recovery from victimization by a personality disorder have a clear triage of needs.
Originating in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus has now spread to over 20 countries as travelers to the region return to their respective nations. Is it a global health emergency? How can we prevent it from becoming one?
This article explains what the abdominal/pelvic CT procedure is, why it may be done, and what the doctor may be looking for. Three videos are included to demonstrate what the images may look like.
Do your feet ache while wearing high heels? Do you experience foot, knee, and back pain afterwards? Wearing high heels can directly contribute to your joint pain, depending on how often you wear them and for how long.
Recently, a disturbing news story has come out regarding allegations of fraud against one of the nation’s largest MRI-reading companies. While the alleged fraud is shameful, the underlying story is that the modern healthcare industry has a perverse incentive structure.
Some people who experience extreme trauma develop PTSD symptoms, including flashbacks and disturbing dreams. Although it is not possible to predict who will develop PTSD, there are some risk factors.