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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

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

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

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

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

What a Snore!

What Do You Know About COPD? Test your knowledge of this lung condition with our quiz ... . Take quiz 4 Common Concerns About Vaccines Vaccines are the best defense against several

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

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

Life with a Pacemaker

Test Your Knowledge on COPD Learn more about this chronic lung condition with our quiz ... . Take quiz Fight Your Fears About Vaccination Vaccines are the best defense against

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 ... peopl or a fully body sling lift. Remember: When patients are weak, brace your knees against ... 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 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

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 Stretcher (Gurney)

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

For Caregivers: Daily Care for People With Dementia

*Dementia Patients Caregiver ... one’s body and mind. It may even help slow the progression of the disease. Keep to your loved one’s ... old routines when possible. It also helps to: Do things together. Go for a walk, garden, or bake ... 84435; for caregivers: daily care for dementia patients; dementia, daily care for patients; caregivers, daily care for dementia patients

For Caregivers: Safety Tips for People With Dementia

*Dementia Patients Safety Tips ... dementia. It may even be illegal. Ask the healthcare provider if it’s safe for your loved one to drive. If ... -wake cycle, meaning that they can be up all night and wander away when you least expect it ... 84433; for caregivers: safety tips for dementia patients; dementia, caregivers safety tips

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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