Archive | April, 2012

Home medical supplies – skin protection

The skin is the largest organ in our body.  It is a first line of defense against bacterial infections and other toxic materials.  It is important to keep it clean, dry and flexible to avoid breaking the skin barrier with cracks or sores. When a person is unable to keep the skin clean due  being bed bound and unable […]

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Nurse story – Nursing Administrator to seriously ill patient in a heartbeat

I am a retired nurse administrator.  For half of my career, I worked on wards first as a staff nurse and then a head nurse.  The second half of my career was spent in supervisory positions, ending after many years as a Director of Nurses in a major medical center. All this time I was […]

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Home Medical Supplies and equipment – Food Supplements

I know nurses, I am one.  I used to skip meals because I  had too much to do, or a patient coded, or the doctor I had been trying to reach called just at lunch time.  I started taking healthy lunches to work and  taking vitamins and minerals to supplement the food. I felt much […]

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