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Prosthesis and Residual Limb Sweating

Post limb amputation skin management can be a challenge for many patients. According to Dr. Colby Hansen’s article in inMotion Magazine (2020), a common cause of prosthesis discomfort and skin issues on a residual limb is sweating or residual limb … Continued

Dawn presents at HealthCon

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is the world’s largest training and credentialing organization for the business of healthcare, with more than 190,000 members worldwide who work in medical coding, medical billing, clinical documentation improvement, medical auditing, healthcare compliance, revenue cycle management, … Continued

Nurses: Honesty and Ethics

From the Gallup’s annual Most Honest and Ethical Professional Poll, 2019, nurses are rated the highest in honesty and ethics.  Americans were asked to rate the honesty and ethics of a wide range of professionals using the scale “very high, … Continued

Ring and Nest a Great Help to Paraplegics

We have all been there, in the bathroom, in bed, sleepy and not ready to face society than the doorbell rings.  For people in a wheelchair, it can require a lot of energy expenditure to transfer from bed to their … Continued

How to Retain Dawn Cook

For Life Care Plans and Rebuttals, Future Medical Cost Projections, Medical Bill Reviews, and Nursing Standard of Care: Telephone Dawn Cook, RN at 702-544-2159Important information to discuss: Deadlines Trial dates and location Potential conflicts Potential physicians or experts to communicate … Continued

Brain-controlled Robotic Suit

Can robotics be the “workaround” for permanent spinal injury? There is hope that technology and scientific research is coming up with ways to provide robotic help for this and many other medical problems. Researchers from the University of Grenoble in … Continued

2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife!

The World Health Organization (WHO) hopes to strengthen Universal Health Coverage and in honor of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birth anniversary, has designated 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” The WHO recognizes that nurses and midwives play some … Continued

What is a Life Care Plan?

The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) defines a life care plan as a plan that outlines an individual’s needs throughout the healthcare continuum, in multiple settings, and throughout life expectancy. A Life Care Plan must be flexible, … Continued

Apps for Brain Injury and Disability

It’s amazing the technology that is available to assist people with mild to moderate brain injury. One that comes to mind is the use of “apps” on a smartphone. If your brain injured client is able to use a smartphone … Continued

The Evolution of Wheelchairs

For patients with spinal cord injuries or mobility issues, the wheelchair can be their best friend and can also be their greatest enemy. Wheelchairs weren’t always advanced like they are today, in fact, the first sketch of a person in … Continued