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Are There Special Types Of Bedding And Mattresses To Prevent Bedsores
Yes: The most simple & economic mattress is the egg crate mattress of foam which shows a surface similar to the containers of the eggs we get at the supermarket this prevents parts of the surface to be in direct contact of the skin. There is a sophisticated expensive bed called clinitron(r) than some hospitals use for the deeper ulcers and sickest patients. I mention before paddings & pillows. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more
Are there any means of getting rid of bed bugs and are there any things that can help with bed bug bites?
Bed bugs: You can take antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek medical evaluation and treatment. *declutter entire bedroom & any other effected rooms. Check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are mattresses with a memory foam layer safe for children of 6 and 10? Is there a risk of them inhaling their Carbon Dioxide while lay on their front?
Yes and No: Mold spores are found in the air most everywhere, especially in areas that are humid and warm. Some spores are very resistant to extremes of temperature and humidity so can survive in many environments. It is only when levels get high that we start to worry about the safety and health issues. Some types of mold can even be found on normal human skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Preventing diseases: I would recommend looking at a charity that helps empower africans in preventing and eliminating these diseases themselves. Africare would be an example of such an organization, but there are others. ...Read more
Are there any kinds of pacifiers that are better for a baby's teeth than others? There are all kinds of pacifiers of different designs, shapes and materials. I'd like to know if there is anything in particular we should be looking out for in order to get
I : I agree that no pacifier is best. However, if you are going to use one, chose one that is flat as it passes through the upper and lower teeth and soft. Since your child's teeth will tend to shape themselves around the shaft of the pacifier the flat kind will cause less distortion especially if it is soft enough to collapse even flatter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there formulas on dealing with the type of people out there, if there are 5 types of personality?
I wish!: A "type" is a general classification based on several characteristics. But it's not a hard & fast classification. We are complex creatures! Everybody acts & reacts differently. It is always safest to follow the Golden Rule: treat others as you wish to be treated. That is: be kind, be respectful, pay attention & listen. Look people in the eyes when you talk, don't be mean, & say please & thank you! ...Read more
I live in japan and you might know that wearing surgical masks are ubiquitous for various reasons such as preventing sickness from airborne illnesses, ?
What are the most common health and safety precautions that can be taken to prevent accidents in children around the house?
Locks and gates: The person most dangerous to the average toddler is himself. Any potentially toxic substances, cleaners, sprays, medicines, alcohol etc., should be out of reach and/or locked up. Heavy objects that can topple (like big table lamps) should be out of reach. Stairways should be gated securely. Choking hazards should be stored. Remember, accidents will happen anyway. Stay calm when they do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Custom orthotics: The best way to treat a supinated or a pronated foot type is to have a custom orthotic made which will help to realign your specific foot type. ...Read more
No: There are no vitamins or natural therapeutics that will prevent or cure blood clots. Dvt's or blood clots in the leg are a serious condition and could lead to death if improperly treated. The only medications that help are the blood thinners like Coumadin (warfarin) and Lovenox (enoxaparin) (low molecular weight heparin). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to do.: Declutter entire bedroom & any other effected rooms. Check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation. Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a >. ...Read more
Pesticides, vacuum.: Eradication of bed bugs frequently requires a combination of pesticide and non-pesticide approaches. Pesticides include pyrethroids, dichlorvos and malathion. Resistance to pesticides has increased a lot over time, so mechanical approaches such as vacuuming up the insects and heat treating or wrapping mattresses have been recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends. : There are a wide range of hospital mattresses. The basic ones do little to prevent. Then there are the air mattresses where the pt is sleeping on a cushion of air. This works much better. Really the best help is frequent changing of position to prevent prolonged pressure on one spot for more than 1. - -2 hours ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should bypass/heart patients normally sleep on their back, side or stomach? And are there any special sleep aides such as matresses or pillows that can help assist the cardiac patient sleep better?
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