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Incontinence and Menopause – Urinary Incontinence in Women
Bladder control problems or urinary incontinence are common for women going through their menopause. As women age, many factors can weaken the pelvic floor muscles that are responsible for the bladder control resulting in urinary incontinence.
Compression stockings are specialized kind of hosiery designed to improve the flow of blood in your legs and prevent these disorders. These garments save the body from pain, heaviness, inability to walk or stand for long hours thus hindering work and leading to ankle swelling. Compression stockings apply gentle pressure on the legs which helps to increase valve effectiveness.
Understanding Spirometers And Why Should You Use A Spirometer
A spirometer is a device used to measure the volume of air inhaled and exhaled by the lungs. A spirometer measures ventilation, the movement of air into and out of the lungs. The spirogram will identify two different types of abnormal ventilation patterns, namely obstructive and restrictive.
Measuring the Pulse – Ten Best Oximeters for Efficient Diagnosis for 2023
An oximeter is a sensory device that is placed on a part of the patient's body, usually a fingertip or the earlobe, or if used on an infant, it is placed across the foot.
Regulating Pressure – Five Best Alternating Pressure Mattresses for 2023
Air mattresses or airbeds are the new age sleep comforters that not only give you a comfortable sleep but also help in combating many health problems that are caused or aggravated by the wrong sleeping posture. They improve the quality of life of people who suffer from back pain, sores or any of these kinds of health problems.
Belted undergarments are mostly used by people when they require heavier protection compared to a light bladder leakage pad or garment can provide. They are made up of a front to back absorbent pad with pores to connect belts in both front and back positions. They are made in modern style and are open from the sides.
The beltless undergarment is very much the same as the belted undergarment but with one of the only differences being that they do not have belts that wrap around the sides to hold them in place. Instead of a belt, this undergarment has an adhesive strip down the middle of the plastic or cloth like outer backing to hold it securely in your own underwear or in a knit or mesh pant.
Cleaning the Tracheostomy Tube
As you know that the tube has two major parts the outer cannula and the inner cannula. The outer cannula is fixed and cannot be removed but the inner cannula can be removed for cleaning purposes. The tracheostomy inner cannula tube should be cleaned two to three times per day or more as needed.
A speaking valve is a one way valve that fits over the tracheostomy tube. The valve only allows air to be breathed in via the tracheostomy. When one exhales, the valve closes and air is pushed up via the larynx (the voice box) to exit via the nose and mouth. This facilitates improvements in voice, cough, smell and taste, and secretion management.
7 Tips for Managing Stress Incontinence
Stress incontinence is also known as stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or effort incontinence which is a type of urinary incontinence. It takes place due to the insufficient strength of the closure of the urinary bladder.
This type of transfer bench is very different from the other types of benches as in this; the user simply sits on a seat and then slides to the other side, usually on rails or a sliding frame. This reduces friction in movement considerably and makes it easy for more highly dependent patients.
Compression therapy requires a number of small items and devices that ease the usage and increase the effectiveness of the major compression products. These include detergents, lotions, pressure pads, etc. They are also known as Compression Accessories.