What’s on your radar? Emerging devices and products for pediatric healthcare professionals
As the healthcare profession grows so do the medical possibilities. Keeping up to date with current practices, new products, and changing technologies can be overwhelming. Whether you are a doctor, nurse, or pharmacist, you know the challenges faced with pediatric care involving prescription medications. Along with ensuring the correct dosage, side effects, and related treatments, you have the task of encouraging small children to take their medicine.
Help! I’m Sick and Now Have to Take These Horse Pills to Feel Better?
I woke up one morning and my head was just aching, and I was completely stuffed up … I caught the dreaded cold going around! I thought I had been so careful, staying away from people and washing my hands all the time, but somehow those terrible little germs found me.
The summer is usually a fun time for kids, but many people don’t know that July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis in children can be painful – it affects not only joints but organs, too. While many cases of juvenile arthritis can last months to years, some children suffer from this disorder well into their adult years.
You Are Not Alone … Millions of People Have Trouble Swallowing
June is Dysphagia Awareness Month. Dysphagia is defined as difficulty swallowing, when food or drink takes more time and effort to move from your mouth to your stomach. For many people, this is annoying or even painful, for others it can be impossible to swallow.
I Was Having Trouble Swallowing and Now I’m Waiting to Find Out if I have Esophageal Cancer
Like many of us, I never gave much thought to esophageal cancer. It didn’t impact me or anyone I knew. Then, all of that changed when I had to go in for testing and get biopsies done to see why I was having pain and trouble swallowing. I started doing research on what some of the issues could be and what I could possibly be facing.