Potential for Pressure Injury Heats Up Along with the Weather

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 9:36:00 AM America/New_York

Certain areas of our bodies are more prone to pressure sores than othersseniorcaring.com explains, especially for individuals with limited mobility. For individuals confined to a wheelchair, the most common places for sores to occur are:

  • shoulder blades
  • spine or sacral area
  • back of the head
  • neck
  • back of the arms and legs
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Worldwide, Bedside Nursing Has Replaced Bedpan Nursing

Monday, July 16, 2018 8:30:37 AM America/New_York

Some things haven’t changed over the past 100 years, Wendy Elliman writes in Hadassah Magazine, but nursing education certainly has.

Back in 1921, the first graduates of the Hadassah Nursing School were called upon to serve with “a conscience beyond appeal” and to be calm in self-evaluation, with balanced judgment and great strength.  Today, Miri Rom, dean of the Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing explains, in addition to developing those traits, nurses are required to exercise judgment, critical thinking, communication, and decision-making. Bedside nursing with skilled and educated nurses, Elliman reflects, has replaced bedpan nursing. 

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Taking Arms Against Trouble By Embracing Action

Monday, June 25, 2018 9:52:00 AM America/New_York

Yes, we know there are problems. With decades of service to nurses, we at Action Products are well aware of the challenges faced by healthcare professionals. Still, the “listicles” sounded a rather negative drumbeat in our ears...

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Father's Day Reflection - When Caretaking is Men's Work

Monday, June 11, 2018 9:31:39 AM America/New_York

“On any given day, hundreds of millions of people across the world are taking care of young children, the elderly, the sick, and the disabled,” Patty Housman writes in American University’s Connections magazine.  With a steadily increasing worldwide population creating a growing demand for long-term care, the recruitment and training of skilled caregivers has generated a social concern.

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Memorial Day Brings Back Memories of Action Products History

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:45:12 AM America/New_York

As last weekend we observed Memorial Day, honoring the brave men and women who served and those who now serve in our armed forces, we were more than ever aware of the history of our own company, Action Products. 

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