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The nurses are making my family member use a bedside commode because they fear falls but they don't want to?

The nurses are making my family member use a  bedside commode because they fear falls but they don't want to?

Ask for assistance: If your family member does not want to use tge bedside commode, let the nursing staff know tgis and get assistance to go to the rest room. ...Read more

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With a spinal cord injury, how would you move someone from bed or commode without hurting?

With a spinal cord injury, how would  you move someone from bed or commode without hurting?

Get a lift: If the patient cannot help at all then it may be best to get a lift. These can be covered by insurance as an assistive device. ...Read more

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92 new to nursing home. Pvt room but share bathroom with woman with c diff. Aides dump commode contents in my toilet and touch stuff there with gloves?

92 new to nursing home. Pvt room but share bathroom with woman with c diff. Aides dump commode contents in my toilet and touch stuff there with gloves?

Inappropriate: If what you relate is correct, would first discuss with director of nh, and then with state agency regulating nursing homes. You are at risk of being infected. ...Read more

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Microalbuminuria I have. 47 yrs HT -25 YRS DM Type 2 since 5 yrs. Lather in commode while passing urine. prescription ?

Microalbuminuria  I have.
47 yrs  HT -25 YRS DM Type 2 since 5 yrs.
Lather in commode while passing urine. prescription ?

Lose your Type 2 DM: Protein in the urine is a marker of kidney involvement in patients with diabetes. Hypertension can aggravate this condition. Both Type 2 DM and hypertension are manifestations of the metabolic syndrome, which is related to central obesity, caused by overeating carbohydrates and lack of exercise. Weight loss via low carb diet/exercise take you back towards good health. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a 45 year old alcoholic vomiting blood? My dad's girlfriend has been an alcoholic for 17 years. He walked in on her in the bathroom and saw blood in the commode. She says it has been happening since saturday. What can be the cau

What could be the cause of a 45 year old alcoholic vomiting blood? My dad's girlfriend has been an alcoholic for 17 years. He walked in on her in the bathroom and saw blood in the commode. She says it has been happening since saturday. What can be the cau

911 : 911 might be prudent. She could have esohageal varices, a peptic ulcer, gastritis, esophagitis - who knows. My concern is that from the way she sounds right now, she may have had a sigificant blood loss. Something like this happened to one of my patient's a little over a year ago. He told his kids not to call an ambulance, when they finally did call, he had died from vomiting blood by the time that rescue arrived. ...Read more

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