Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Health Care

Public Health Officials Struggle To Identify Sepsis Before It Becomes Deadly

After Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-year-old became feverish and vomited during the night,...

AMR Air Ambulance

AMR Air Ambulance, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare. We deliver fixed wing air ambulance transport services that provide true "bed-to-bed" service, including specialized medical...

What’s Next? In Limbo With Syrian Refugees Who Have Spinal Cord Injuries

“Do you eat eye?” the man asked me, tearing meat away from a sheep’s skull. “No, I do not eat eye,” I replied, pleased to...

Do the Paralyzed Have a Medical Right to This $70K Exoskeleton?

American insurance providers are being faced with an interesting health care debate: Should walking be considered a need? At the center of this debate are...

Long Beach VA opens facility to house vets with spinal cord injuries

Veterans Administration Long Beach held its grand opening for a Long Term Care Unit designed for veterans that have sustained a spinal cord injury or disorder and are not able to live independently or with family.

Morphine might take away pain, but does it do more harm than good?

The damaging effects of giving morphine after a major injury A soldier on the battlefield, a driver in a car accident, a nursing home resident...

Leading experts urge Canadian health-care providers to improve care for people living with SCI

Leading Canadian spinal cord injury (SCI) experts have launched the unprecedented Spinal Cord Injury: A Manifesto for Change—a call to action and a plea...

Helping Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Sri Lanka

This is the only acute care rehab facility at a primary trauma centre in Sri Lanka.

Young people with spinal injuries face discharge to homes for elderly people

Incurring a spinal injury when you're young is surely difficult enough without having to convalesce in a home for older people Linda Liebenberg did not...

‘Not having the right bowel care is demeaning’

Reg Penn, who is paralysed from the chest down discusses his distress at the bowel care he recently received The patient I was 18 years old...