Ice is an inexpensive yet very effective treatment for pain, inflammation, and swelling. Most clients do not appreciate the importance of cold treatments.
As insurance companies push to speed care and lower costs, the doctor-patient relationship has suffered. This is an important issue as it has been proven this relationship can have profound effects on care.
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.
A summary of what alcohol use disorder is, including symptoms, factors that influence development, health risks of alcohol consumption, how it is treated, and some resources to help find treatment.
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.
Babies who experience cranial deformities may benefit from wearing helmets. While some professionals disagree, a vast majority agree that helmets can correct flat heads if prescribed at an early age.
A lot of things can be interpreted simply by a touch. In medical profession, a touch is the most important thing. A right, healing and assuring touch can guide your patients towards progressive recovery.
Concierge medicine is a trend that's gaining steam in the healthcare field. What is it and what are its benefits?
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.
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.
Thyroid and gallbladder health are intricately connected. After gallbladder removal surgery, thyroid functioning often declines. Alternatively, thyroid dysfunction can result in decreased bile flow and the formation of gallstones. Proper nutrition, gut health, and supplementation can benefit both.
Cyberbullying has become an epidemic. In order to fully understand the reasons why and its consequences, awareness programs should be set up in schools and workplaces.
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.
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?
Those working towards recovery from victimization by a personality disorder have a clear triage of needs.
Nursing aides or assistants are an important part of the healthcare team. In this article, I will provide some helpful tips on how to do your job effectively and be a well-loved and respected aide.