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Complementary/Alternative Therapies In Homecare

• Alternative medicines have gathered significant importance over the past few years • Acupuncture is a form of alternative therapy which has gathered worldwide attention. Joint pain, depression, nicotine addiction can be successfully cured with the aid of acupuncture treatment … Continue reading

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How to Care For Your Feet

FACT! FOOT PROBLEMS ARE A COMMON COMPLICATION OF DIABETES • Diabetes-related foot problems are most frequently caused by nerve damage and poor blood circulation. • Foot problems are the leading reason for diabetes-related hospitalization • Foot Infections, Ulcers or Sores, … Continue reading

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Treating Pneumonia At Home

Did you know that research shows home health for retiree’s suffering from mild to moderately severe pneumonia is just as safe and effective as hospitalization? In fact, treatment at home is also patient preferred. While pneumonia hospitalizations are declining, it … Continue reading

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How Common Are Medication Errors After Hospital Discharge?

The Vanderbilt Inpatient Cohort Study examined the characteristics associated with patient- and medication-related errors after being discharged from the hospital. The study’s 471 participants were heart patients with an average age of 59. More than half – 242 of the … Continue reading

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Homecare provides care services directly a person’s home or place of residence. The Nurses, Home Health Aides, Social Workers, Physical Therapists and other care givers will have schedule visits to the person’s homes. There are two components to home care … Continue reading

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In-Home Care Considerations for Clinical Trials

Recruiting and retaining study participants poses a challenge for clinical trials especially in the US. Studies show that a vast majority US studies fall short of the required trial subjects and as result these trials fail to begin on time, … Continue reading

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