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Providing care in the home for someone whose physical or mental faculities are declining creates new and special safety needs.  A phone or bell near your loved one's bed would enable him or her to summon assistance.    Prevent fires and burnsUse smoke alarms. Don't smoke in bed or in a recliner. Have an escape plan and practice it. Post emergency…
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Purpose To remove oral secretions when the patient is unable to do it on their own   Supplies you will need Suction machine Connecting tubing Collection bottle Yankauer catheter Container of water   What to do Place the suction machine on a sturdy surface that will support its weight. Plug the cord into a properly grounded (three-prong)…
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christina.pedulla@socialedgeconsulting.com
When you look around the community and discover blogs, articles, and conversations, you'll want to take advantage of the opportunity to comment and collaborate. The following guidelines can help you get started participating:   Commenting is as simple as clicking Comment or Reply at the bottom of a document, blog post, idea or discussion. You can…
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Objectives   What is MOST? Brief review of the process to develop the MOST document Exploration of the MOST format Guidance for discussing and completing the MOST form Examine solutions to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding utilization of MOST   What is MOST?MOST is a medical document that is: Brief, simple, highly visible and portable,…
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