Persons who work in the healthcare industry are at risk for assaultive events as clients and staff have high risk stressors.
The purpose of this module is to give you some perspectives on aging so that you may better work with your patients/clients.
Although diabetes occurs most often in older adults, it is one of the most common chronic disorders in children in the United States.
Domestic violence is recognized globally as a critical, public health problem and a human rights violation. It has been defined as “Physical, sexual, or emotional/psychological violence directed toward men, women, children, or elders.
Blood pumps oxygenated blood to carries oxygen via the arteries to capillaries body tissues where all body tissues are perfused with oxygen
Inhalant abuse is a growing trend and it can be challenging to recognize the early warning signs, which makes it more difficult to treat.
Pressure ulcers can be relatively small and easily treated, but some can cover large areas of the body and can affect bones, muscles, and tendons.
Stress refers to the consequence of the failure of an organism-human or animal to respond appropriately to emotional, physical and other environmental threats, whether actual or imagined.
Dementia is an umbrella term for a set of symptoms including impaired thinking and memory. It is a term that is often associated with the cognitive decline of aging.