• Care Indeed’s Response to Typhoon Haiyan’s Devastation

     When Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, struck last November 8, it flattened entire towns, destroyed homes, layered debris over roads, knocked airports out of commission and shattered families. The magnitude of this super typhoon is unimaginable. It was 3.5 times more ferocious than Hurricane Katrina. The death toll is horrific and continues

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  • Oral Hygiene: an Important Aspect of Senior Health

    Inability to perform oral care is one of the conditions that place patients at risk for oral disorders. The other conditions include: lack of knowledge about oral hygiene, alteration in the integrity of teeth and mucosa resulting from disease or treatments, and the lack or absence of aggressive care for patients who are particulary at

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  • Measuring a Patient’s Temperature

    Vital signs include temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure. Many facilities have introduced a fifth vital sign–pain level. The skills to measure vital signs are simple but should never become routine. You must me able to measure vital signs accurately, understand and interpret the values, and communicate findings appropriately. The patient’s condition and reason for

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