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How and When is a Ventilator Used?

The simple process of breathing air in and out of the lungs can be challenging for some individuals. When a person cannot breathe efficiently and he or she has difficulty maintaining sufficient levels of oxygen, the body is suffering from respiratory failure. Breathing difficulty can also result in carbon dioxide retention in the body, which can … Continue reading

Intravenous Nutrition

For some patients, receiving essential nutrients is not possible without the help of intravenous (IV) nutrition. If the digestive tract can no longer adequately absorb nutrients or there are temporary periods that the tract should be free of food, IV nutrition is a method of getting nutrition into the body through the veins. This is … Continue reading

In-Home Care: The Support You Deserve Around the Clock

One of the most challenging aspects of growing older is the day-to-day activities that need to be done. These are tasks like chores, running errands, and even your own personal care. These things can seem trivial on the surface, but with age they may become more time-consuming, draining, and they can even reduce your quality … Continue reading

5 Facts You Have to Know About Infusion Therapy

Getting your first Infusion Therapy? You don’t have to worry too much about it. Infusion therapies are usually done fast and so you won’t really feel much pain. However, you may feel some discomfort within the duration of your infusion therapy but the discomfort is manageable. As an administrator of non-medical home care in Illinois, … Continue reading