Wound care for home health is a skill every nurse will use. Improperly treated wounds have the potential to cause severe infections and worse. Following are some helpful tips:
What does a blood clot in the leg feel like? Painful, hot, 'crampy' and swollen. Blood clots, no matter where they are located, always need close attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 to 2 per 1,000 people in the United States is...
Corticosteroids, or just steroids, can be prescribed for a wide-range of conditions. How do steroids help cancer patients? For those patients, steroids can be prescribed for the following reasons:
Medicare's new home health Conditions of Participation go into effect in January 2018. There are multiple changes to the language of the condition regarding patient rights §484.50. Changes to the language include the following:
Changes to language at CoP at §484.50 Patient Rights
Home health care - from HealthDay: Just a little physical activity seems to go a long way toward helping older adults with arthritis remain able to do daily tasks, a new study finds.