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Health Tip: Escaping Rip Currents

Health Tip: Escaping Rip Currents (HealthDay News) -- Most beach rescues performed by ... lifeguards are caused by rip currents -- strong currents that can pull swimmers under, says the American Red

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices  There are various treatment choices for ... acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Which one may work best for you? It depends on a number of factors ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, chemotherapy for ALL, radiation therapy for ALL, stem cell transplant for ALL

Colostomy: Caring for Your Stoma

Colostomy Caring for Stoma ... . This helps prevent skin problems and odor. Colostomy: Caring for Your Stoma You need to take ... change your pouch. Stand in front of a mirror, or use a hand mirror so that you can see all the way ... 88511; colostomy caring for your stoma; ostomy; caring for your stoma with a colostomy; peristomal ... problems with a stoma; colostomy; stoma; information on caring for your stoma; information on caring

Getting the Most from a Mental Health Support Group

Health America for help finding mental health resources. Sites to try Anxiety and ... that's right for you. Getting the Most from an Online Mental Health Support Group If you have ... mental health, mental health support group, self-help group, find self-help group, online support group

Discharge Instructions: Your Nasogastric Tube (NG Tube)

Dx: Caring for Nasogastric Tube ... The NG tube will give you food, fluids, and medicine. Read on for helpful information about when ... discharge instructions caring for your nasogastric tube; gastroenterology; NG homecare; NG precautions; 86499

Discharge Instructions: Pin Care

bottom of a small salad or soup bowl. Clean your pins Wash your hands with soap and water for at ... , swelling, or pain at the pin sites Green or yellow drainage or bad smell from the pin sites ... discharge instructions pin care; discharge instructions for pin care; pin care; caring for your pin ... ; homecare for pin; homecare instruction for your pin; postop instructions for your pin; orthopaedics; 86544

All That Social Media May Boost Loneliness, Not Banish It

tracking each participant's normal use of all three sites for a week, the team observed that, for the ... News) -- For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new

Having EMG and NCS Tests

your overall health. Before the test Prepare for your test as instructed. Shower or bathe, but ... study (NCS) During NCS, mild electrical currents are used to test how fast electrical signals move

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

Dx: Caring for Your PICC ... preventing the spread of germs. Here's what you need to know. Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your ... this changes at all, let your healthcare provider know. Also watch for cracks, leaks, or other ... discharge instructions caring for your peripherally inserted central catheter; picc; picc line ... ; overview of care for your peripherally inserted central catheter; how to care for your peripherally

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy

cells. When might radiation therapy be used for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)? Radiation ... therapy is not always part of the main treatment for people with ALL. But it may be used in certain ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, radiation therapy for ALL

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Stem Cell Transplant

cells are immature cells that are the starter cells for all types of blood cells. A stem cell ... put in your body.  When might a stem cell transplant be used for ALL? A doctor may advise a stem ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, stem cell transplant for ALL

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Acticoat Dressing

Dx: Caring for Acticoat Dressing ... the chance of infection. Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Acticoat Dressing You are going ... the dressing, ask for clarification before you are discharged. This sheet will help you remember

Caring for a Sprain

with a sling, elastic bandage, splint, or cast. Caring for a Sprain A sprain is a tear in a ... if you have a severe sprain. A splint may be all that you need. Or you may only need a sling for 1

Caring for a Bone Fracture

video describes these different treatments. Caring for a Bone Fracture A broken or cracked bone ... treatment. You may get a splint, and then see a specialist for a cast or surgery. A splint may be all

EMG and NCS Tests

, mild electrical currents are used to test how fast electrical signals move along your nerves. Small ... currents to your skin. Your muscles will twitch, but the test won’t harm you. Currents are usually applied

Pressure Injuries: Common Sites

*Pressure Ulcer Common Sites ... Injuries: Common Sites Bony prominences are the areas of bone that are close to the skin's surface ... . Which pressure points are vulnerable for a particular patient depend on the position in which most ... 84016; pressure ulcers, common sites; pressure ulcers, body locations; bedsores, common sites; bedsores, body locations; staff education

Cardiac Catheterization Podcast

reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and illustrations ... of the injection of dye into coronary arteries and the catheter insertion sites. Play Audio

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Central Line

Dx: Caring for Central Line ... : Caring for Your Central Line You are going home with a central line. It’s also called a central ... out from your skin. If this changes at all, let your healthcare provider know. Also watch for cracks ... discharge instructions central venous catheter; caring for your central line; 86503; central line care; oncology; chemotherapy

When Your Child Has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

cancer cells How is ALL treated? Chemotherapy (“chemo”) is the main treatment used for ALL. Chemo ... A diagnosis of cancer for your child is scary and confusing. Learn the basics about acute ... 40353; when your child has acute lymphoblastic leukemia; acute lymphoblastic anemia, child; ALL ... , child; ALL risk factors, child; ALL symptoms, child; ALL diagnosis, child; ALL treatment, child; ALL long-term concerns, child; ALL coping, child

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Wound

Dx: Caring for Your Wound ... : Caring for Your Wound Taking proper care of your wound will help it heal. Your healthcare provider or ... wound Remove the old dressing: Put on disposable gloves if you’re dressing a wound for ... discharge instructions caring for your wound; discharge instructions for wound care; postsurgical ... instructions for wound care; lacerations; laceration; wound healing; wound care; cuts; cut; abrasions; caring for your wound


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