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Category: allied-health-professionals

Diagnosing and Treating Asthma

Posted on May 1, 2018 by Dawn Mangine

Asthma is a disease that affects a person’s lungs, causing wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and night-time or early morning coughing. One in 13 people has asthma.

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Neurodiagnostics: “Because Your Brain Matters”

Neurodiagnostics is the analysis and monitoring of the nervous system function of patients in order to help physicians decide and perform effective treatment of neurological diseases and...

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Patient-Centered Diabetes Education

Diabetes is a disease that can affect anyone at any time. Our bodies need and use glucose to fuel our cells, but certain conditions reduce cell access or ability to use glucose properly. If the...

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Simulated Heart Sounds: Learning to Listen

Accurate auscultation – or listening to heart sounds, and sounds from other organs including the lungs, with a stethoscope – is a basic skill, yet also comes with challenges. Auscultation helps...

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Preventing Cervical Cancer and Promoting Cervical Health

Each year, more than 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Teaching students, educators, healthcare providers, and women how to prevent and treat it, and promote...

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The Importance of Blood Donation

The only source of blood for patients who need a transfusion is a generous blood donor. Blood cannot be made or manufactured outside of the body.

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We Are Thankful for Our Guest Posters

Although our primary audience is made up of nurse educators, we strive to bring to light important topics for educators in other fields as well, such as EMS instructors and allied health...

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Careers in Home Care and Hospice

As the United States deals with an aging populace, the demand for careers in home care and hospice will increase to keep up. According to the National Association for Home Care and Hospice:

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The History of Allied Health Professions

Allied health professions are those professions that deal with health care, and include many well-known non-nurse, non-physician roles. Among these professions are physical therapist, anesthesia...

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The History of CPR Manikin Little Anne

Usually one gets to know a little bit about someone before pressing their lips up against theirs. But how many of the over 300 million people who have been “mouth to mouth” with Little Anne, also...

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