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Prevention Methods for Influenza

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Prevention Methods for Influenza

Healthcare professionals should adhere to the following precautions when caring for residents with symptoms of respiratory infection: Decontaminate hands before and after contact with the resident. Adhere to Droplet Precautions for 5 days after the onset of the illness. While moving or transporting a resident, have him or her wear a surgical mask if possible.

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Prevent Burns with Common Sense

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Prevent Burns with Common Sense

Let’s face it; most of us have been burned before. From simple sunburn to touching a hot pot on the stove, almost everyone has been a victim of a minor burn. About 500,000 people receive treatment for minor burn injuries every year. Children are particularly at risk of getting burned accidentally. Most burns are mild and the severity of the burn depends on the number of skin layers affected.

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Fight off Back Pain

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Fight off Back Pain

An estimated 8 out of 10 people suffer from back pain, making it the most common medical problem. Symptoms can be from a minor muscle ache to a sharp pain, limited range in motion and the inability to stand up straight. It can come suddenly, from an accident or lifting something heavy. It can also develop slowly due to the result of age related changes in the spinal cord.

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Cubicle Curtain Measuring Instructions

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cubicle Curtain Measuring Instructions

Cubicle curtains are curtains used around beds, in front of doorways and in other areas where privacy is an issue. All health care facilities are required to provide a certain level of privacy for their patients/residents. The first step is getting the right measurements and this guide is designed to do just that.

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