Tag: hospital acquired infection

The Importance Of Recognizing And Managing Delirium

The Importance Of Recognizing And Managing Delirium

[ 0 ] 2012-03-08 | |

When we or our loved ones are admitted to hospital for medical treatment, we will often have concerns regarding well being in the backs of our minds. This is natural given that most of the reasons for visiting a hospital are related to problems that can seriously affect health. Some of the concerns we may […]

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Bed Bugs Coming Back To Bite Us

Bed Bugs Coming Back To Bite Us

[ 0 ] 2011-12-08 | |

Bed-bugs have been a nuisance to humankind since we first lived in semi-permanent dwellings. However, the use of insecticides in the first half of the last century meant that most of us were not exposed to these pest. Unfortunately, the have becomes resistant and are coming back accompanied by disease.

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Pneumonia, the Unwelcome Hospital Visitor

Pneumonia, the Unwelcome Hospital Visitor

[ 0 ] 2009-05-15 | |

As the the cause of 1 in 9 hospital related deaths, pneumonia can be a very dangerous condition for individuals who are already in a weakened state. Fortunately, research is developing an understanding of pneumonia that could give us the upper hand.

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