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New Medicare Study

Medicare is launching a new national test program in January of 2016. It will examine the efficacy of hospice and palliative care services for patients… 280 woorden meer

Palliative Care

Triggers – Asthma and COPD

There are so many things that can bring on an asthma attack making it hard to breath. Some examples are:


Patient Interviewing and Inhaler

Today we have our first Clinical Practicum! Each student has 30 minutes with their patient where they go through a patient interview to include: complete review of systems, medication review, and inhaler device demonstration.   232 woorden meer


A very informative bit of information regarding things you need to know as a burning tobacco smoker.

Hello! Dawn here and today’s blog is more a summery. A summery of what? Well I am sure you have heard me say I search the internet all the time for new content. 257 woorden meer

Electronic Cigarette

‘Lenny’ (my COPD/Asthma) & Me 4 Today - - Me Schedule is Changing

 Yes I continue my daily battle with my sidekick ‘Lenny’ (the name I have given my COPD/Asthma) and for me part of my therapy of sorts is to put into words how my battle may be going and then sharing it openly as part of what I call my responsibility. 778 woorden meer

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Fighting and failing - learning limits

Trying to find a way to keep moving is essential for extending my quality of life.  However, learning to compromise with the very real endurance challenges I’m facing is essential for my survival. 1.426 woorden meer