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What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

SmartLipo is far more advantageous than traditional liposuction not only in terms of procedure but also in recovery time and post-op care. Post-op care begins as soon as the procedure is over. Normally, the patient is awake the entire time that the operation is performed but without feeling pain because of the anesthesia. After the procedure is finished, a post-surgery review will be conducted as the surgeon reviews the process and provides guidelines on how post-op care should be done.

The discussion includes instructions on how to take care of the wounds and the surgeon will provide compression bandages that can greatly speed...

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5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

Men and women need to be aware of health issues related to their genders. Males must be particularly aware of the potential of  getting hit with these issues as they get older if they don’t follow the right health path in their youth.

1. Heart disease: Heart problems are the biggest health issues affecting American male population. Most of these problems can be avoided by changing the lifestyle and giving up bad habits. Smoking is the first bad habit that you need to give up to avoid this killer disease...

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Wound Care Specialty Helping Patient Outcomes

Wound Care Specialty Helping Patient Outcomes

Wound Care Specialty Helping Patient Outcomes

Wound care specialty helping patients outcomes in hospitals, nursing facilities, subacute facilities and in out patient settings. A  wound care specialist has achieved a level of training, testing and certification that allows for advance treatment of wound care. A wound specialist can be employed in a variety of settings from emergency rooms to long-term health care environments.

In the triage or emergency-room setting, specialists use their training to provide more immediate treatment...

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Falls Associated With Central Nervous System Medications

Falls Associated With Central Nervous System Medications

Falls Associated With Central Nervous System Medications

Falls Associated With Central Nervous System Medications

As many as half the residents in skilled nursing facilities are involved in a fall. Falls associated with certain central nervous system medications seem to have more severe result results, leading to fractures or concussions.

Providers and physicians need to remember that under the new regulations residents now need to approve their goals when they have the capacity to do so. The care plans no longer belong exclusively to the facility, now they belong to the resident.

It is the providers responsibility to educate the resident, the families and the care givers about the potential...

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