On Memorial Day, We Remember

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:16:04 AM America/New_York

What will you be doing this Memorial Day? Perhaps you will be visiting family and friends to enjoy a cookout. However you spend your day, pause to honor those who went to war to keep us free and safe. My father was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army and served in WWll and in the Korean War. My brother served in View Nam. Both returned safely. My mother always reminded my family to remember the soldiers who served in our armed forces. She would tell us how grateful she was to the military nurses who saved the lives of the injured soldiers and comforted those they were unable to save.

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Peggy Forcelli

IMPROVING PATIENT CARE THROUGH TEAM COMMUNICATION

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:13:51 AM America/New_York

“The evolution in health care and a global demand for quality patient care necessitate a parallel health care professional development with a great focus on a patient centered teamwork approach,” observe the authors of a paper published by the Sudanese Association of Pediatricians. For the first part of this month, our Action Products blog will explore resources and techniques for improving patient care through improved team communication.

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Sally Fulmer

Celebrate National Nurses Week

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:02:18 AM America/New_York

Celebrate National Nurses Week by Thanking a Nurse!

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The American Nurses Association chose “4 million Reasons to Celebrate” as the 2019 theme for National Nurses Week. The theme was selected to recognize and celebrate the enormous contributions of America’s four million registered nurses. This week is a time for all of us to thank the registered nurses who have made a heartfelt impact on us personally and throughout our communities.

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THE DELICATE BALANCE OF RISKS AND BENEFITS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

Monday, April 29, 2019 11:36:50 AM America/New_York

THE DELICATE BALANCE OF RISKS AND BENEFITS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

Bariatric surgery is performed to reduce the risks of potentially life-threatening weight-related health problems, the Mayo Clinic website explains, including:

  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • sleep apnea
  • type 2 diabetes
  • stroke
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