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Stroke Information and Resource Guide

Guest blog submitted by David Patterson, ACLS Training Center, originally posted at : https://www.acls.net/stroke-information-and-resources.htm
Stroke Information & Resource Guide

Jul 20, 2016

A stroke is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition. It is a leading cause of disability and the fourth leading cause of death among Americans. Until recently, if you were to experience a stroke, supportive care was […]

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The sun is back!

It has been a strange winter and spring so far this year (or maybe it just seems like it!). Soon, the sun will be returning and we will be anxious to get out in it!

A brief reminder, remember to use sunblock and wear a hat, particularly in the beginning of the sunny season. After a […]

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The Uncounted Victims

Over the past 2 decades, the mortality rates for heart disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, and many other well-known killers, have steadily declined. However, the death rate attributed to Alzheimer’s disease has steadily risen. Moreover, there are tens, or even hundreds of thousands of Americans that die every year with Alzheimer’s disease, but the death is associated […]

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Pain and Dementia

Irrespective of degree of cognitive impairment, the impact of untreated pain in older people can be devastating.Pain in people with dementia is a critical public health problem. As the population of older adults’ increases, hospital nurses are more likely to encounter patients with dementia admitted for acute and often painful conditions. Indeed, nearly 50% of […]

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