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Making the Most of 2022
A survey conducted by Mental Health America found that amidst COVID-ravaged workplace, 93% of healthcare workers were experiencing stress, 86% anxiety, 77% frustration, 76% exhaustion, and 75% were just, plain overwhelmed. Self-care isn’t just advised, it’s paramount. You can’t take care of your patients if you are running on empty.
Episode 4: Safe Patient Handling with Kelly Moed
On the No Pressure Podcast, EHOB is joined by healthcare professionals who discuss their understanding of safe patient handling, pressure injury prevention, and more that you can apply to your patient care and facility procedures.
Understanding the TWO sides of Foot Drop
One-quarter of all human bones are located in the feet. 26 bones. 33 joints. Over 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. That’s a lot of moving parts. And when you figure in the nerves that effect the foot, there’s just a lot going on with the lower extremity. And a lot that could go wrong. When the peripheral nerves in the legs are damaged or compressed, foot drop can occur. But what exactly is foot drop?
Preventing pressure injuries on the heels is critical for good patient care
It is widely documented that the heel is the second most common site for pressure injuries. A prevalence study conducted over a 16-year period revealed that heel ulcers accounted for 34% of all PIs in bedridden patients. And 41% of all deep tissue injuries also manifest on the heel. But, why?
What We’re Made Of
At EHOB, we believe in the power of shared purpose. We see each day as a new opportunity to make something of value, and we’ve learned this along the way: we do it better together.
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