Molds can be very dangerous, especially if the spores are inhaled. Long-term care professionals should be able to recognize molds and fungal infections.
A new report estimates that over the next 25 years, the number of Americans suffering from diabetes will nearly double and cost of caring for those individuals will likely triple due to increased life spans and the disease’s long-term complications.
Senator John McCain of Arizona offered the Republican’s first health bill amendment proposal, which would return the more than $450 billion to Medicare that had been cut from the program in an attempt to reduce the bill’s overall cost.
Long-term care nurses must be able to identify hyponatremia and hypernatremia on laboratory reports and know how to prevent them from developing.