THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: 5 Facts Most Caregivers Don’t Know About Pressure Sores

Pressure sores are a serious threat to the life and health of our loved ones. That’s why I thought it was so important to publish a guest post on this issue. Thank you, Chris Palmer!  Pressure sores or pressure ulcers are a result of staying in one position for an extended period. They are mostly formed ...

Those Emergency Blues: Treat the Patient Not the Disease

Abscesses and wounds, and especially abscesses and wounds which are infected, suppurative, purulent, and generally awful, are embarrassing for patients and difficult for nurses. Embarrassing for patients because they are disfiguring and smell badly, and difficult for nurses for really the same reasons. Personally I don’t mind caring for and treating wounds and abscesses, but ...