Patient Safety

512, 2016

Bed Sore Treatment: The Ultimate Guide A Guest Post by Tiffany Rubin, R.N. BSN

December 5, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

ORIGINALLY POSTED BY JESSICA HEGG ON VIVE HEALTH: https://vivehealth.com/blogs/vive-blog/bed-sore-treatment Bed sores are, unfortunately, one of the most common ailments resulting from mobility issues. It's important to begin bed sore treatment at the first sign of any symptoms.  Pressure ulcers are much easier to deal with when they're caught early.  Even [...]

1407, 2015

For Hospitals, High Quality Care And Success Depend On The Happiness Of Nursing Staff A Guest Post by Kristin Magaldi

July 14, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  What would a hospital be without its nurses? Not only are they responsible for a patient’s medical wellbeing, they are also round-the-clock caregivers that attend to the mental and emotional health of their patients, and those patients’ family members as well. You can ask almost anyone, and they will tell [...]

805, 2015

Over Medicating Elderly Patients: 10 Tips for Caregivers to Reduce Serious, Common Problem Guest Post by Martine Ehrenclou

May 8, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Our 85-year-old neighbor, Dorothy, was taking 14 medications a day. She could barely get out of bed because of fatigue and mental confusion. With her adult children living out of state, my husband and I look out of her. Even with 24/7 caregivers, additional oversight is important. When I [...]

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