In the United States, approximately 6.5 million people are affected by chronic wounds (wounds that fail to heal) each year. As a wound healing expert I am often asked, “Why do some wounds heal without any trouble and others not heal?”
Several factors determine whether a wound will heal or not:
Like many holidays, Christmas can be a challenge for those on the autism spectrum. Holidays often disrupt routines and bring an array of new foods, sounds and smells – all of which can be overwhelming or distressing for individuals with autism. By planning ahead, you can help your child have an enjoyable holiday.
Varicose Veins Newest Treatment for an Age-Old Problem
Varicose veins are the seemingly unsightly, swollen, twisted and bulging veins found on the legs. They are caused by blood pooling up in the vein when a defective or damaged valve no longer pushes blood back up to the heart. Developing these veins may be more than just a cosmetic issue.
Having highly trained and educated nurses is a priority at Freeman Health System. The Nursing Education Fund is available to eligible Freeman nurses who want to further their nursing education. Money from the fund can be used for advancing a degree, a specialty certification (which can help an RN achieve a higher level in TAPP), healthcare projects or conferences that may be too expensive to attend without assistance.