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For Caregivers: Improving Communication with Dementia Patients

*Dementia Communicate Patients ... Dementia Patients Dementia makes it harder for your loved one to understand and be understood. This can ... to the disease. These tips can help you find ways to cope. Keep it simple The best way to talk to ... 88907; communicating with dementia patients; communication with dementia; patients with dementia, communicating

The Best and Worst Ways to Say 'I Love You'

The Best and Worst Ways to Say 'I Love You' THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- To ... make someone feel loved, a small gesture might be best, a new study suggests. When Americans were

Communicating More Clearly with Patients

*Patients Communicate W ... clearly. Communicating More Clearly with Patients There’s only so much you can do in a typical ... these principles to both verbal and written communication with patients. Keep content simple ... 85001; Communicating more clearly with patients; communication with patients; how to communicate ... with patients; prevent miscommunication with patients; staff education

8 Mistakes Heart Patients Make

up your desk job, too. Don't count on it. Work with your doctor to learn what's best for you ... future. 8 Mistakes Heart Patients Make If you've already had a heart attack, you're at ... heart patients, heart patients mistakes, heart attack patients, heart attack mistakes

Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation

guidelines say how it should done, and many have warned that patients would resist. The new study ... at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Patients say asking everybody seeking care about their

Weight Management: Take It Off and Keep It Off

. Here are things you can do to keep yourself on the path to success. Weight Management: Take It Off ... and Keep It Off It’s easy to be motivated when you first start. The key is to stay motivated all ... 84633; weight management: take it off and keep it off; weight management, weight loss; weight management, weight loss management

The Best Way to Diagnose a Food Allergy

allergy isn't always simple, but the best way to do it is through an oral food challenge, according to a ... Oral food challenges are safe and rarely result in a serious reaction, researchers say The

Responding Better to Stress

difficult person. Know that if you can’t change a stressor, your best choice may be to let it go. These ... spouse hasn’t called me about our sick child. Maybe they went to the hospital.” Say: “My spouse must be

Study Questions Practice of Placenta Eating by New Moms

It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say Study Questions Practice of Placenta Eating ... , the researchers say they're advising obstetricians to discourage their patients from eating the

Obesity Basics: What Is It? How Is It Treated?

epidemic of obesity in this country, health experts say. But what is obesity? How is it measured? Find ... There is an epidemic of obesity in this country, health experts say. But what is obesity? How is

'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?

and Society and a former FDA lawyer. "For most patients who are requesting access, it should only ... 1,200 patients make it through the FDA compassionate use process each year. And she said she doesn't

When You're HIV-Positive: What to Say

, you may be required to tell. In other cases it may be best to keep it to yourself. When You're HIV ... other cases, you may be required to tell. And sometimes it may be best to keep it to yourself. These

How to Start a Physical Activity Routine

Physical activity is a vital part of staying healthy. It can help you manage your weight. It can ... . It can help you reach and stay at a healthier weight. It helps you burn fat, and build stronger

CMV and Transplant Patients

Cytomegalovirus and Transplant Patients ... copies of itself, it may disrupt how cells normally work. CMV and Transplant Patients What is ... Chest pain Key points about CMV and transplant patients CMV is a virus. It only rarely

Moving Patients from Bed to Wheelchair

*Patients Move Bed Wheelchair ... Patients from Bed to Wheelchair Patient safety is often the main concern when moving patients from ... people. Remember: When patients are weak, brace your knees against theirs to keep their legs from ... Moving patients from bed to wheelchair; Staff Education; patient care; back safety; injury ... prevention; moving patients; bed transfer; wheelchair; transport; transporting patient; se1014a; 82557; standard precautions

When Your Child Needs Surgery: Words to Use with Your Child

*Surgery What to Say Ch ... sheet lists some of the common words and phrases that describe surgery. And it gives you ... prepare. This sheet lists some of the common words and phrases that describe surgery. And it gives you

Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say 'Yes' to Blood Thinners

clots Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say 'Yes' to Blood Thinners THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 ... to respond when patients say they don't want to take blood thinners. The study included more than

Massive Dinosaur With Armor Had Camouflage, Scientists Say

nodosaur was found in Alberta and is on display at the museum. Researchers called it the best-preserved ... sleeping. ... It will go down in science history as one of the most beautiful and best preserved dinosaur

Moving Patients from Bed to Stretcher (Gurney)

*Patients Move Bed Stretcher ... Patients from Bed to Stretcher (Gurney) Patient safety is often the main concern when moving patients ... to the edge of the bed. The helper holds the sheet, keeping it from slipping. 3  Position ... Moving patients from bed to stretcher; Staff Education; patient care; back safety; injury ... prevention; moving patients; bed transfer; stretcher; gurney; se1013a; 82556; standard precautions

Hospices Offer Comfort at Life's End

.  Using hospice care to the end of life treats pain and disease symptoms. It helps make patients as ... As medical progress prolongs our lives, the end can linger. So, more and more people are turning ... hospices, elderly patients hospice


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