Archives for May 2014

Making Nebulizers Fun for Kids

Suggestions for Making Nebulizer Use Easier & More Enjoyable

Although there is nothing painful about using a nebulizer, the treatment can be overwhelming and upsetting to some children and babies. Since deep breathing is the key to proper nebulizer treatment, an upset or crying child will not get an effective dosage of medication. Here are some tips to keep children calm during treatment, and [Read More….]

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Sleep Apnea and Depression

Is There A Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) And Depression?

Many patients diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) are at risk for other health ailments such as high blood pressure, diabetes, insomnia and more. While it may not be clear which comes first: does depression cause sleep problems or is it that sleep problems may cause or contribute to depressive disorders, the fact that there is [Read More….]

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Power Wheelchair Safety

Making your Home Power Wheelchair Friendly

If you have reached the point in your life where you are requiring assistance to get around, then you might be considering a power wheelchair.  When you get to this point in life there are some things that you might need to consider for preparations to your home before bringing a mobility device home. Your [Read More….]

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Electrode Placement

Sleep Monitoring Tips for Electrode Placement

You cherish your newborn and desire to protect him or her from any potential hazards. Sleep monitoring involves the use of a machine to detect any irregular respiratory or cardiac issues in your baby. This monitoring is an effective tool for determining whether your newborn is dealing with various conditions such as apnea, bradycardia, hypoxemia, [Read More….]

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Preparing Your Home for Pediatric Monitoring Equipment

Preparing Your Home for Pediatric Sleep Monitoring Equipment

Bringing your baby home is momentous occasion, especially if they have spent the past several weeks in the NICU. If your baby is discharged with an apnea monitor, it can be a bit overwhelming to understand this new piece of equipment and all of the specifics of properly setting it up. Even if you have [Read More….]

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Clean Nebulizer

Cleaning Your Nebulizer

Cleaning nebulizer equipment after each use will keep it working correctly and help it last longer. Germs and bacteria must be removed to protect against respiratory infection, and getting into a routine is the best way to ensure clearing is done promptly and properly. After each use: Wash the mask or mouthpiece, elbow and cup [Read More….]

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How Young Is Too Young To Travel

How Young is Too Young to Travel?

As a parent a common decision you must make is when to take the first trip with the little one.  Whether it is a road trip or flight across country to see grandma, deciding when baby is ready or when mom and dad are ready to take that first trip can be a tough decision.  [Read More….]

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Power Wheelchair Versus Scooter

Power Wheelchair vs. Scooter – What’s the difference?

The biggest concern with individuals who have mobility issues often involves what type mobility device is best for them. Freedom and flexibility can be halted greatly if the correct power wheelchair or scooter is not provided for your mobility needs. During the actual selection process, you will need to consult with your primary care physician [Read More….]

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Men With Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction

Men With Diabetes More Likely to Pursue Aggressive Erectile Dysfunction Therapy

According to Healio Endocrinology online publication, a study of men with erectile dysfunction showed that those with diabetes were 1.5 to two times more likely to pursue aggressive treatment options. Diabetes had preceded 19,236 (14%) patients’ diagnosis of prevalent and incident erectile dysfunction in the 136,306 men included in the claims-based study conducted from 2002 [Read More….]

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Getting Qualified For a Power Wheelchair

What Types of Diagnosis or Medical Issues Would Qualify Me for a Power Wheelchair?

When determining if you qualify for a PWC (powered wheelchair) or powered mobility device, there will be an initial evaluation which will help assess what is actually contributing to your mobility limitations. These limitations are usually caused by underlying or apparent causes caused diagnoses or medical issues that only your primary care physician can diagnose [Read More….]

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