Category : First Aid & Hospitals & Surgery : Health & Medical

Self-Care Supplies

Hospitals
The supplies listed below are useful to keep on hand in your home health center. They are inexpensive, easy to use, and available in any drugstore or pharmacy.Adhesive strips, such as Band - Aids, in assorted sizesAdhesive tape, wideButterfly bandagesSterile gauze pads, squareElastic (“Ace”) ...

Volcano Emergency Procedures

Hospitals
Volcanoes can pose a threat to life and property.kilauea 0271 image by Tanguy de Saint Cyr from Fotolia.comThe volcano is one of Earth's most awesome spectacles. Magma emerges through vents in the planet's crust, spewing smoke, ash and glowing red molten rock into the air. From a...

How to Build a Sunroom From a Kit

Hospitals
In most climates, there are seasons when you would like to enjoy the outdoors but the weather is prohibitive, and a sunroom addition can solve that problem. Also called an all weather room, sun porch or Florida room, the area provides an enclosed addition that has the feel of the outdoors in a weath

Patient Lifting Techniques

Hospitals
Whether you are caring for patients in a hospital, long-term care facility or are caring for a loved one at home, it is imperative to know how to properly lift and move them from one position to another. Not only can proper lifting prevent you from incurring unnecessary injury, it also prevents you

Good Hand Exercises

Hospitals
Making and relaxing a fist is a simple hand exercise.hand image by Zolran from Fotolia.comPeople use their hands each day to perform tasks such as typing, grasping food utensils and dressing. Certain medical conditions such as arthritis, as well as injuries and surgery of the hand, may...

How to Write a Disability Letter

Hospitals
When people are challenged by a disability, even the most routine forms of access and movement in their environment can prove difficult. This is why such individuals have recourse to health professionals who can issue disability verification letters. These letters can cue action on the part of prope