Whether you've been put on multiple daily insulin injections or you're dispensing chemotherapy injections at home, you will have disposable needles to take care of. In the medical community, these are referred to as sharps, and they are a biohazard. You have to make sure that you dispose of sharps correctly to ensure compliance with local laws and to protect against public health issues. Here's a look at a few things you need to know about sharps disposal.
People living with chronic pain can find it difficult to engage in the most basic of tasks. For many of these sufferers, prescription medications have been the only pain management tools available. Advancements in technology have given rise to a new form of pain management program — the use of in-home therapeutic virtual reality. Entering a virtual reality has the potential to significantly reduce the amount of pain a patient feels while allowing them to reduce their reliance on potentially addictive medications.
After having a CR (computed radiography) system in a medical facility for years, some of its parts may not work so great. You don't have to just get rid of them for new components though. Thanks to refurbishing services, these CR system parts can be restored. These tips can help you have a successful refurbishing process.
Make a List of Parts That Require Refurbishing
When you have CR system parts refurbished, you might as well have all relevant parts refurbished at the same time.
Wearing surgical masks is necessary for many healthcare workers. There are many things staff members can do to make surgical mask-wearing more comfortable and less distracting while they're working.
The following are six ways staff members can stay comfortable while using their surgical masks.
Wearing masks that tie in the back
Wearing a surgical mask with elastic ear straps can cause the ears to become sore. Surgical masks that tie in the back rather than being held in place by the ears are often more comfortable.
Being confined to a wheelchair is often very difficult for some people. This is especially true for those who live in a home that has indoor stairs. It is not uncommon for those who become confined to a wheelchair to feel they need to find a new place to live if they cannot access the stairs in their home. Fortunately, this does not always have to happen. Some people who are in wheelchairs have been able to remain in their same home by having a stairlift installed.