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Safely Lift a Fallen Person with Mangar Lifting Cushions

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

After a fall, safely lifting somebody up from a prone position may become dangerous to both the fallen person and their first aid responder. Falls can lead to fractures and if assistance is not administered properly, further injury can occur to the fallen patient as well as the first responder. Finding the proper equipment and technique can safely lift someone from the floor to a seated position.

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Posted in Evacuation and Floor Recovery

Malnutrition and the Harm It Does to the Body

Posted on Jul 02, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Our bodies are designed to extract nutrients from the food we eat. When we fail to intake the proper nutrients our bodies become less efficient and health problems can arise. These problems can include malnutrition. The effects of malnutrition will take their toll on our bodies and the impact of malnutrition can be serious. Proper Diet and Nutrients are the cure for this.

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Posted in Nutrition

Using the Standard Evacuation Chair for Emergencies

Posted on Jun 09, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Emergencies come in all forms: fires, earthquakes, and floods, these are just some of the potential emergency situations when individuals with limited mobility find themselves at a distinct disadvantage.Finding a simple and efficient method of evacuation is important. Enter the Evac Chair 300HStandard Evacuation Chair. Using this mobility aid may at times be your only option for a safe evacuation.

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Posted in Evacuation and Floor Recovery

Using Armedica Quantum 400 Intersegmental Traction Table for Pain Relief

Posted on Jun 02, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Back pain does not discriminate. It doesn’t matter whether you’re male or female, young or old, active or sedentary, anyone can be at risk.The Armedica Quantum 400 Traction Table is the perfect device for helping to relieve back pain and muscle tension through massage and making IST therapy simple and efficient.

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Posted in Medical Treatment Tables

Learning to Use the Kimberly-Clark Gastrostomy Feeding Tube

Posted on May 25, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Healthy living has become synonymous with healthy eating. The social media, print media, health journals are all full of the super foods we should eat for maintaining good health. It is all doable as long as we have the ability to orally ingest, chew and digest all those nutritious foods. What happens if we can't do that?

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Posted in Enteral Feeding Tubes

Support for Caregivers: Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Caring for another person is not only a stressful job, but can lead to unwanted physical and mental symptoms for the caregiver themselves. What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout (a.k.a. caregiver stress or syndrome) is a term used by many healthcare professionals to describe a stressful job that can lead to physical and mental fatigue but is not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

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Posted in Rehabilitation & Therapy Patient Care

How the Armedica AM-SX 1060 Hi-Lo Changing Table Benefits You?

Posted on May 01, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Patient transfers from mobility aids such as a wheelchair hide potential dangers to patient and clinician alike. Transfers can put a strain on the lower back and potentially lead to dangerous patient falls.Understanding how Armedica AM-SX 1060 works will make transfers easier.

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Posted in Medical Treatment Tables

Therapeutic Advantages of Low Air Loss Mattress System

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Swati Chadha

There is a growing population of patients who are bed-bound or who spend a considerable amount of time in the bed. If using a conventional bed, the body heat and moisture gets trapped causing skin breakdown and rashes, leading to sores and ulcers.

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Posted in Low-Air-Loss Mattresses

Preventing In-Home Patient Falls

Posted on Mar 24, 2018 by Swati Chadha

Many falls do not cause any injury. However, one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. This further leads to limited activity, reduced mobility, loss of fitness and an induced fear of falling.

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Posted in Patient Safety

Ergonomic Medical Stools for Hospital Facility

Posted on Dec 29, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

An ergonomic medical stool allows physicians, clinicians, and caregivers the comfort to get through a long workday and Health Products for You offers a wide range of medical stools for all.

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Posted in Medical Stools

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