INTRODUCTION Wound management is an ongoing treatment of a wound, by providing an appropriate environment for healing, by both direct and indirect methods, together with the prevention of skin breakdown. Proper wound management is determined by the wound’s size, depth, severity, and location over the care period. This management is changing rapidly due to the advancement in technologies which is shedding more light onto the etiology of the wound and its

  INTRODUCTION The management of dementia discusses the needs of people in both the early and later stages of dementia, focusing on social and environmental aspects as well as physical and psychological. Living with dementia can have a big emotional, social, psychological, and practical impact on a person. Many people with dementia describe these impacts as a series of losses and adjusting to them is challenging. This page aims to give people -

The suctioning techniques were given more attention in this article. Definition of Suctioning, what is the equipment needed, what are the different types of suctioning, when to suction, and how to suction has been discussed for more understanding about suctioning. Moreover, complications and some precautions to take when suctioning have given focus as well for proper prevention. INTRODUCTION There are two separate suctioning techniques, namely the closed and open system. Basic principles

Important facts about falls according to WHO Falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Each year an estimated 646 000 die from falls globally of which over 80% are in low- and middle-income countries. Adults older than 65 years of age suffer the greatest number of fatal falls. 37.3 million Falls that are serious enough to require medical attention occur each year. Prevention

Introduction First aid procedures for foreign-body airway obstruction can save the life of a person if applied correctly and immediately. The first aid procedures are different for adults, children, and infants. Foreign-body airway obstruction may be a life-threatening medical emergency because the brain can only survive a few minutes without oxygen so, knowing what are the first aid procedures could be a huge advantage. Response to a choking person depends on

What is Home Dialysis? It is dialysis done at home, instead of in a dialysis center. Home dialysis is done by the patient and/or care partner. The patient and care partner are trained and supervised by professional nurses to do dialysis treatments on their own.   Some basic requirements for Home Dialysis: Ability to learn and adapt- You must be able and willing to learn how to do home dialysis on your own.

Alzheimer’s disease causes brain cells to die, so the brain works less well over time. This changes how a person acts. Many people who have Alzheimer’s receive daily assistance and care from their family members, partners, or close friends. In this article, we discuss nine tips to help people care for someone with Alzheimer’s. We also cover self-care tips for caregivers and when to seek professional help.   Learn about Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s symptoms

ENEMA ADMINISTRATION   Enema administration is a technique that helps to expel waste from the rectum. It is a liquid treatment most commonly used to relieve severe constipation. This article was prepared to describe the enema administration and reviews the meaning of enema, types of enema, use of enema, its potential risk, and in addition also some of the potential benefits and health concerns of enema administration. ENEMA Enema is rectal injections of fluid

What is Dementia? Dementia is a syndrome usually of a chronic or progressive nature - in which there is a failure in cognitive function beyond what might be expected from normal aging. It is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), it is not a specific disease but it is rather a general term for the impaired

A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO STARTING INSULIN TREATMENT: This section provides a practical guide to starting insulin, from choosing the most appropriate course of treatment to managing supplies of medication and equipment. GUIDELINES: Taking insulin helps you manage your blood sugar levels. Everybody with type 1 and some people with type 2 diabetes needs to inject insulin to help manage their blood sugar levels. You take insulin by injecting it using a pen,