If you take care of an elderly loved one, knowing the signs of a bladder infection can help reduce the risk for complications such as kidney involvement and sepsis, which refers to a serious blood infection often caused by an untreated or under-treated infection. While the most common symptoms of a bladder infection include pain or burning upon urination, lower abdominal pain or pressure, cloudy urine, blood in the urine, or other symptoms which may be more subtle can be present.
Each human hand has twenty-seven bones. There are a total of fifteen phalanges, each in sets of three to make up your fingers, plus your thumb. In the palm of your hand are five metacarpal bones. The top portion of your wrist contains the remaining seven small bones called carpals. A fracture of the seven carpals is commonly designated as a broken wrist, not a broken hand. The most common bone that breaks when the doctor says you have a broken hand is the metacarpal.
If you need a CT scan, and have never had one before, this is something that can be a bit scary for you. One thing that can make the process a bit less scary is knowing what you can expect. This article is going to discuss 2 things to expect during a CT scan. You May Be Strapped Down During the CT scan, it is going to be very important that different images are taken of your body in specific positions.
When your child is diagnosed with a disability like cerebral palsy, it can be a hard thing for parents to hear. While it can be a life-changing diagnosis for the entire family, parents need to know there are many different devices and types of equipment that can help ensure a high quality of life for their child. Here are three common types of durable medical equipment that are often prescribed for kids with cerebral palsy.
When you love to be around people and you want to help take care of others, a CNA training class can give you this opportunity. The training will teach you how to properly care for people, how to transfer those who are less mobile without injuring yourself, how to take vital signs, and how to feed a person who is no longer able to meet their own basic needs. It's a rewarding job, and one that requires a caring attitude.