Sleep During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, you may find yourself wrestling in bed trying to get comfortable before falling asleep. Unfortunately, your regular sleeping positions may no longer work for you during pregnancy. There are a number of reasons for this new discomfort, but there are some sleeping positions that you can try that may help you get your much-needed rest.

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During your first trimester, the sleep-inducing hormone progesterone starts surging through your body. All the extra fluid in your body may send you scurrying to the bathroom countless times every single night, and it can be very hard to get comfy. During your second trimester, a good night’s sleep is likely to return, and with it, a welcome energy boost. Enjoy it, because during your third trimester, the quality of your sleep may reach an all-time low.Here’s what you can do to make yourself more comfortable in bed.

  1. Schedule Sleep

Plan your snooze time just like you do your meals or your day at the office, and nap as often as possible. “It’s best to nap between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.; otherwise you’ll have trouble falling asleep at night,” advises Teresa Ann Hoffman, M.D., an OB-GYN at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. “And take one or even two 30-minute catnaps rather than one long, two-hour sleep.” Nap on the floor of your office or in your car if you need to.

  1. Cut Down On Fluids After 6 p.m.

This will help curtail nocturnal bathroom runs. “If you drink caffeinated beverages, do so only in the morning,” says Hoffman.

  1. Stock Saltines On Your Nightstand

Crackers will quell midnight queasiness—and you won’t have to trudge to the kitchen to get them.

 

 

  1. Stay Upright For Four Hours After Eating

The digestive process takes a lot longer during pregnancy, and sitting up will help keep stomach acids where they belong. “Lying down and watching TV after dinner is not a good idea,” Hoffman says. You may want to start eating bigger breakfasts and lighter dinners if heartburn is keeping you awake.

  1. Avoid Heartburn-Inducing Foods

These include spicy, fried and acidic foods, including tomatoes, citrus fruits and juices and coffee.

  1. Limit Or Avoid Carbonated Drinks

“A calcium imbalance can lead to leg cramps,” Lee says. The phosphorous in bubbly beverages decreases the amount of calcium you’re able to metabolize, so stay away from them. In addition, make sure you’re getting enough calcium; good food sources include dairy products; dark-green, leafy vegetables; and canned salmon with bones.

  1. Baby Your Back

Sleep on your left side; this should take stress off your lower back, help prevent snoring and increase circulation to your baby. Put pillows between your knees, behind your back and under your belly or use a pregnancy pillow. Stretch and do abdominal exercises frequently.

  1. Cut Back On Liquids In The Evening

And don’t drink for two hours before you go to bed. Whenever you urinate, lift your belly to allow your bladder to empty completely.

  1. See a Certified Sleep Specalist

If snoring and apnea become severe, you’ll need to have your airflow monitored. A CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine may be prescribed to keep your airways open and ensure that you and your baby are getting enough oxygen. It will also help you sleep through the night.

You can also try the simple and time-tested techniques to relax your muscles, calm your mind, and sleep easily. Make sure to follow these tips and there’s a high chance that you’ll go through pregnancy with an ease.

 

 

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Oral Health Statistics

Oral health impacts every aspect of our lives but is often taken for granted. Your mouth is a window into the health of your body in general. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection. Systemic diseases, those that affect the entire body, may first become apparent because of mouth lesions or other oral problems.

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Whether you are 70 or 7, your oral health is very important. Most Americans today enjoy excellent oral health and are keeping their natural teeth throughout their lives. However, cavities are known as the most prevalent chronic disease of childhood. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental examinations and good oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Many people believe that they need to see a dentist only if they are in pain or think something is wrong, but regular dental visits can contribute to a lifetime of good oral health. If you are experiencing dental pain, don’t put off seeing a dentist. With dentistry’s many advances, diagnosis and treatment are more sophisticated and comfortable than ever.

Many conditions cause oral signs and symptoms

Your mouth is a window into what’s going on in the rest of your body, often being a helpful vantage point for detecting the early signs and symptoms of systemic disease — a disease that affects or pertains to your entire body, not just one of its parts. Systemic conditions such as AIDS or diabetes, for example, often first become apparent as mouth lesions or some other oral problems. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, more than 90% of all systemic diseases produce oral signs and symptoms.

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Diabetes

A summary of key oral health issues

  • the impact and burden of oral diseases, such as tooth decay, periodontal disease, oral cancer and more;
  • major risk factors and the common risk factor approach;
  • oral disease prevention and management;

Saliva: Helpful diagnostic tool

Your doctor can collect and test saliva to detect for a variety of substances. For instance, cortisol levels in saliva are used to test for stress responses in newborn children. And fragments of certain bone-specific proteins may be useful in monitoring bone loss in women and men prone to osteoporosis. Certain cancer markers are also detectable in saliva.

Routine saliva testing can also measure illegal drugs, environmental toxins, hormones and antibodies indicating hepatitis or HIV infection. The ability to detect HIV-specific antibodies has led to the production of commercial, easy-to-use saliva test kits. In the future, saliva testing may replace blood testing as a means of diagnosing and monitoring diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, cirrhosis of the liver and many other infectious diseases.

Your mouth as infection source

If you don’t brush and floss regularly to keep your mouth and teeth clean, plaque can build up along your gumline, creating an environment for additional bacteria to accumulate in the space between your gums and teeth. This gum infection is known as gingivitis. If left unchecked, gingivitis can lead to a more serious gum infection called periodontitis. The most severe form of gum infection is called acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, also known as trench mouth.

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  • Periodontitis
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Bacteria from your mouth normally don’t enter your bloodstream. However, invasive dental treatments, sometimes even just routine brushing and flossing if you have gum disease, can provide a port of entry for these dangerous microbes. Medications or treatments that reduce saliva flow and antibiotics that disrupt the normal balance of bacteria in your mouth can also compromise your mouth’s normal defenses, allowing these bacteria to enter your bloodstream.

If you didn’t already have enough reasons to take good care of your mouth, teeth and gums, the relationship between your oral health and your overall health provides even more. You should do your best to practice good oral hygiene every day. You’re making an investment in your overall health, not just for now, but for the future, too.

 

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Diet can affect oral health via numerous mechanisms. Dietary deficiencies are known to cause several diseases that manifest as oral changes. In addition, certain foods have both beneficial and disease-causing capacity, potentially affecting the teeth, periodontal structures, and mucosa. Dietary considerations are also important in the prevention and management of head and neck cancer. These dietary variables are very important on multiple aspects of oral health.

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What is basic dental care?

Basic dental care involves brushing and flossing your teethregularly, seeing your dentistand/or dental hygienist for regular checkups, and eating a healthy diet, which means foods high in whole grains, vegetables and fruits, and dairy products.

The significant improvement in the oral health of Americans over the past 50 years is a health success story. Most of the gains are a result of effective prevention and treatment efforts. One major success is community water fluoridation, which now benefits about 7 out of 10 Americans who get water through public water systems. However, some Americans do not have access to preventive programs. People who have the least access to preventive services and dental treatment have greater rates of oral diseases. A person’s ability to access oral health care is associated with factors such as education level, income, race, and ethnicity.

Emerging Issues in Oral Health

Major improvements have occurred in the Nation’s oral health, but some challenges remain. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publication reported that despite dental sealants preventing over 80% of dental cavities, only 1 in 3 children aged 6 to 8 has a dental sealant. Lack of access to dental care for all ages remains a public health challenge. This issue was highlighted in a 2008 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that described difficulties in accessing dental care for low-income children. In 2013, GAO reported an increase in dental services among children who were Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries, but children still visited the dentist less often than privately insured children.

Are there ways to avoid dental problems?

Keeping your teeth and gums healthy requires good nutrition and regular brushing and flossing.

  • Brush your teeth twice a day-in the morning and before bed-and floss once a day. This removes plaque, which can lead to damaged teeth, gums, and surrounding bone.
  • Use a toothpaste that contains fluoride, which helps prevent tooth decay and cavities. Ask your dentist if you need a mouthwash that contains fluoride or one with ingredients that fight plaque. Look for toothpastes that have been approved by the American Dental Association.
  • Avoid using tobacco products, which can cause gum disease and oral cancer. Exposure to tobacco smoke (secondhand smoke) also may cause gum disease as well as other health problems.
  • Practice tongue cleaning. You can use a tongue cleaner or a soft-bristle toothbrush, stroking in a back-to-front direction. Tongue cleaning is particularly important for people who smoke or whose tongues are coated or deeply grooved.

Do you know the best way to regularly care for your teeth? The more studies that come out, the more obvious it is that oral health is connected to overall health. That’s why it is especially important to maintain good oral health as you age. Whether you are an older adult or are a caregiver for a relative or friend, you should always take a good care of your teeth!

Hearing Healthy Lifestyle

Hearing loss is not only for seniors or those with noise exposure but is also associated with other medical conditions.  There is emerging evidence for the association between hearing loss and both diabetes and poor cardiovascular health.  The prevention of hearing loss is yet another reason to lead a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips for you on how to protect your ears and hearing health in general.

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  1. Turn the volume down

According to the World Health Organization, 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss from unsafe use of audio devices. If you like to enjoy music through headphones or earplugs, you can protect your ears by following the 60/60 rule. The suggestion is to listen with headphones at no more than 60% volume for no more than 60 minutes a day. Earplugs are especially dangerous, as they fit directly next to the eardrum. If possible, choose over-the-ear headphones. Don’t forget that any loud music, not just music played through headphones, presents a risk for noise-induced hearing loss.

  1. Use earplugs around loud noises

Approximately 15% of Americans have noise-induced hearing loss because of loud work or leisure environments. Clubs, concerts, chainsaws, and any other noises that force you to shout so the person next to you can hear your voice all create dangerous levels of sound. Earplugs are convenient and easy to obtain. You can even have a pair custom fitted for your ears by your local hearing healthcare provider. Musicians’ earplugs are custom earplugs with filters that allow a person to hear conversations and music but still reduce harmful sound levels while maintaining the quality of the original sound as closely as possible.

  1. Stop using cotton swabs in your ears

It’s common for people to use cotton swabs to clean wax out of their ear canal, but this is not advisable at all. A little bit of wax in your ears is not only normal, but it’s also important. The ears are self-cleaning organs, and wax stops dust and other harmful particles from entering the canal. Plus, inserting anything inside your ear canals risks damaging sensitive organs like your ear drum. If you have excess wax, you can clean around the canal with a damp towel—gently. You could also use ear wax removal solution over the course of a few nights. This softens the wax so that it will eventually flow out on its own. The best solution is always to seek a professional opinion and care when possible.

  1. Keep your ears dry

Excess moisture can allow bacteria to enter and attack your ear canal. This can cause swimmer’s ear or other types of ear infections, which can be dangerous for your hearing ability. Be sure you gently towel-dry your ears after bathing or swimming. If you can still feel water in the ear, tilt your head to the side and tug lightly on the ear lobe to take the water out.You can also ensure that your ears stay dry and healthy by using custom-fit swimmers’ earplugs, which block water from entering the ear canal. They’re great for adults and kids alike, and they work wonders in preventing swimmer’s ear.

Hearing can be impacted by so many different factors and living a healthy lifestyle can contribute to the prevention of hearing loss later in life. That’s why it’s extremely important to follow these tips in order to protect your ears and hearing health.

Everything You Need to Know about Breast Cancer

Cancer that affects the cells of the breasts is called breast cancer. In this article, you will learn its types and symptoms, facts, and statistics in the US. Before we dive deeper, let’s have a quick overview of the history of breast cancer.

History of Breast Cancer: A Disease that Attacks the Symbol of Beauty, Fertility, and Femininity

Undoubtedly, female breasts have much more to symbolize other than beauty alone. They are the source of milk which feeds the baby and are very strongly associated with a women’s self-perception of femininity.

No one exactly knows the history of breast cancer. However, there are mentions of this type of cancer in various documents that date back to 3,000–2,500 B.C. Imhotep, the Egyptian physician who lived 27th century BC, is a prominent figure in the history of breast cancer exploration. His documents provide an authentic account of the disease in females.

Ancient Greeks are known to offer donations to the God of Medicine, Asclepius, in an attempt to get relief from the disease. Some prominent figures in the history of breast cancer are

  • In his writing dating back to 400 B.C., the father of medicine notes that the cancer is caused due to an imbalance of humor (blood, phlegm, and yellow and black bile). Moreover, he also describes its stages as progressive disease.
  • Leonides of Alexandria. In first century AD, he gave details of the surgical procedures to remove the tumor. In fact, his approach of cutting open the affected breast and removing the tumor forms the foundation of modern surgical intervention.
  • In 200 A.D., Galen concluded that breast cancer was a systemic disease and believed the accumulation of black bile in the blood as its cause.

Types and Symptoms of Breast Cancer You Should Not Miss

Broadly, breast cancer may be divided into the following types.

  • Non-invasive. Non-invasive breast cancer starts in the breast ducts or glands but does not grow into breast tissues. It is also called carcinoma in situ or pre-cancer. In situ means “in the place where it originated”.
  • An invasive breast cancer is the one which starts either in the breast ducts or glands and then invades the breast tissues. Up to 80% of invasive breast cancers are caused by a type known as invasive ductal carcinoma. The next type, invasive lobular carcinoma, is found in 10% of the cases of invasive breast cancers.
  • As the name suggests, a recurrent breast cancer tends to return back after initial treatment. A small number of cancer cells that survive the treatment multiply to cause recurrent cancer.
  • Metastatic cancer spreads to distant organs beyond its place of origin. As such, metastatic breast cancer can spread to organs like bones, lungs, liver or brain. Usually, metastasis occurs months or years after a treatment is completed.

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

A lump in the breast or armpit can be the first sign that you may have breast cancer. However, it does not mean that every lump in the breast is cancer. As a matter of fact, most lumps are not cancerous. In any case, it is highly recommended that you visit your doctor.

Watch out for the other possible signs that include:

  • A persistent pain in the armpits or breast that is not affected by the menstrual cycles.
  • Formation of pits or red spots on the breast skin that is similar to an orange peel.
  • A rash on one or both nipples.
  • Abnormal discharge from one of the nipples which may also contain blood.
  • A sunken or inverted nipple.
  • Abnormal shape or size of the breast
  • Peeling, flaking, dimpling, or scaling of the skin on the breast or nipple.

10 Facts and Statistics about Breast Cancer

  1. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. Also, it is the most common invasive cancer that affects women.
  2. The United States is home to as many as 3.1 million breast cancer survivors. At any given time, the chance of death due to breast cancer among women is 2.7 percent.
  3. In 2017, it is expected that about 252,710 new diagnoses will be made. Out of the total cases, 40,610 women are likely to die from the disease.
  4. In 2015, breast cancer accounted for 40,000 deaths in women in the US.
  5. One out of every eight women in the US develops this disease.
  6. Compared to white women, African-American women have significantly lower survival rates.
  7. Death rates are highest in women who are more than 80 years, and lowest in women below 40 years.
  8. Deaths among white women tend to be highest in the North Central, Mid-Atlantic, and Western regions of the US. Among black women, the highest death rates are found in some of the South Central and Mid-Atlantic states, as well as California.
  9. The exact cause of breast cancer is not fully known yet. However, it is thought to occur from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Most importantly, various studies have found that a family history of the disease, can increase your risk by almost two times.
  10. Birth control can increase the risk by a very slight margin while breastfeeding can be protective.

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Health Care for Aging World: 3 Major Problems and Their Solutions

Included in this article are the three major problems of health care for aging world and their potential solutions.

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No doubt, living a long healthy life tops every individual’s bucket list. With advancement in health technology, we have achieved some degree of success in extending our lives. Well, it’s good news for everyone. But what about the people in low- and middle-income countries who can only dream to leverage the benefits of expensive health innovations? Moreover, problems persist even within high-income countries including the US.

Between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will nearly double from 12% to 22%, reports the WHO. According to the UN global demographic statistics, between 2015 and 2030, the number of people in the world aged 60 years or over is projected to grow by 56 percent, from 901 million to 1.4 billion, and by 2050, the global population of older persons is projected to more than double its size in 2015, reaching nearly 2.1 billion.

Now, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out how the existing healthcare services would perform when the aging population doubles

What is Aging?

Aging is a natural process that results due to thecumulative effect of molecular and cellular damage occurring over a period of time. Simply put, aging causes a decline in both physical and mental ability of an individual and makes them more vulnerable to a number of diseases or health conditions.

As a matter of fact, from a health perspective, aging cannot be associated with a fixed numeric value that clearly defines who is old and who is young. That being said, you can find a 70-year old person who enjoys robust health while you may see a 30-year old struggling with diabetes. Thus, biological aging and number of age are two different things.

The common health conditions that accompany aging are:

  • Hearing impairment.
  • Clouding of thelens (cataract).
  • Vision problems.
  • Problems with movement due to joint problems like arthritis.
  • Respiratory problems like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Impaired thinking and memory (cognitive decline).
  • Increased susceptibility to infection.

Most notably, more than one problem mentioned above can affect an aged individual at the same time.

What Problems Can Negatively Impact Health Care for the Aging World?

  1. Rising health costs. It’s true that everything comes with a price tag and you can only own a thing after you pay its price. Healthcare is no different. Over the last or so, the price of healthcare has surged alarmingly. No wonder, health care consumed 17.8% of the U.S. gross domestic product in 2015. One of the major reasons for rising health costs is technological advancement. Health economy experts note that medical cost is behind 40-50 percent increase in total healthcare cost every year. While a significant portion of the total cost is paid by the government, Americans still have to spend a hefty sum to make up for the total expenses. The condition is even worse in low- and middle-income countries where there is no provision of government health insurance.
  2. Diverse health conditions among old people. You are wrong if you think two 80-year old people are the same. For example, an 80-year old person can be as healthy as a 20-year old person and a 20-year old person can have health conditions similar to an 80-year old person. That being said, ageneralization of the concept of health and aging makes no sense when you consider an individual example. Thus, this diversity further complicates health care for the aging world.
  3. The misconception about aging and its effects. In most parts of the world, aging is still considered to be a hindrance to social and economic development. Older people are often taken as a burden and rates of discrimination are high. Altogether, such misconceptions about aging lead to a situation where old people are less likely to receive appropriate healthcare services that they deserve.

Finding Solutions to the Problems of Health Care for Aging World: It’s Easier than You Think

  • Use of affordable home healthcare technology.Not every medical technology should eat a large chunk of your paycheck. In fact, simple health technologies such as a blood pressure measurement machine or home blood glucose test kit can go a long way in protecting your health which otherwise could lead to a costly affair. Other affordable medical technologies include home telemonitoring devices, personal emergency response systems, alarm systems, security camera systems.
  • Keep in mind that prevention is better than cure. With an alarming rise in the incidence of chronic illness, the focus of healthcare has shifted to preventing a disease rather than treating it with costly treatment. No doubt, the value of a healthful diet, regular physical activity, stress management and social well-being makes more sense than ever before. Not only these measures help to prevent a chronic disease, they also help to keep the symptoms under control once you have a disease. Remember the value of regular glucose monitoring for a diabetic and how it can help to prevent complications and save you from spending a fortune.

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Staff Engagement in Healthcare: Why It Matters

The warmth of love and hands of care are key to staff engagement in healthcare that results in pleasant patient experience.

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Staff engagement, also called employee engagement, accounts for a major portion of customer satisfaction irrespective of the business type. Essentially, the concept of customer and staff engagement in healthcare is a bit different. It is because patients are more than average customers and healthcare service is entirely different from a general service. After all, taking a pill is different from using an iPhone.

Moreover, health is a sensitive issue which outweighs every other aspect of life. Included in this article are the benefits of staff engagement in healthcare to both the patients and healthcare service provider’s organization.

What is Staff Engagement in Healthcare? Know the Basics

In common uses, staff engagement is the practice of how a manager manages their subordinates in a way that helps to achieve the organizational goal. That being said, the staff manager takes care of every process and members that work in a specific department or the organization as a whole. In addition, it also sets standards for responsibilities and liabilities for every member. When the concept of staff engagement is applied to the healthcare sector, it is known as staff engagement in healthcare.

The two basic components that determine staff engagement are:

  • Human resource management

Any activity in an organization that involves proper utilization of the abilities of employees in an organization is called human resource management (HRM). The basic elements of HRM are employee selection, recruitment, training and development, and retention. Some organizations hire a human resource manager in order to look after the productivity of their employees.

  • Line management

Line management follows a chain of command on the basis of the organizational hierarchy. For example, a staff manager supervises and oversees the activities of the subordinates in his/her department. Likewise, the CEO (chief executive officer) who holds the highest position in an organization oversees the activities of every other member of the organization.

3 Ways Staff Engagement in Healthcare is Different from Other Sectors

  1. Health is a sensitive issue. Well, it doesn’t take a great mind to understand that health is wealth. Any minor error in medication can be fatal at times. It is therefore critically important to separate health service from any other service.
  2. Patients and the average customer are different. Before we explore, let’s keep in mind the difference between a customer and consumer. A customer is an individual who buys a product or uses a service. On the other hand, a consumer is the one who exclusively uses a service. Simply put, consumers are a subset of customers. For this reason, patients are consumers rather than customers.
  3. Healthcare regulation is more stringent than other sectors. Because public health is a sensitive issue, healthcare watchdogs require healthcare providers to work in a more restricted regulatory framework. For example, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates medication, veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices but stays a bit relaxed when it comes to dietary supplements.  Similarly, hospitals need to follow a well-defined set of standards in order to ensure the safety of patient health and efficacy of the services they provide.

Know the Benefits of Proper Staff Engagement in Healthcare

Proper staff management in healthcare offers a myriad of benefits to the patients and service providers. In fact, the benefits are both tangible and intangible.

  • Tangible benefits of proper staff engagement in healthcare. If you consider healthcare service as a business practice, the tangible benefits are those that can be measured in monetary terms. With proper staff management, the providers can achieve increased revenues and profits. Consequently, you can expect to get high-quality service in an organization that spends a major portion of its revenues in research, purchase of quality equipment, and recruitment of qualified staff.
  • Intangible benefits of proper staff engagement in healthcare. The intangible benefits cannot be measured directly in monetary terms but have a profound impact on how a patient feels about the services they use. Enhanced patient experience is the most valuable benefit of proper staff engagement in healthcare. As a matter of fact, happy customers are those who feel great about the services they use.

Key Takeaways

  • Staff engagement is key to enhanced patient experience and greater revenues for the healthcare provider.
  • In order to ensure proper staff engagement, the providers need to ensure that their human resource management and line management function optimally.
  • Some large healthcare organizations have a separate department and team of qualified staff for achieving their target revenues through increased patient experience.
  • Statistics suggest that a high level of staff engagement leads to patient-centered care, patient safety culture and employees’ positive assessments of the quality of care or services provided by their team.
  • In addition to fulfilling one’s on-job responsibilities, staff engagement in healthcare is an emotional journey.
  • When you visit a hospital or any other healthcare institution as a patient, watch for the following signs that indicate how the engaged hospital worker takes care of your health.
  1. The engaged hospital worker makes eye contact and responds positively to the patient’s as well as visitor’s inquiries.
  2. They help to escort the family members of the patient to their destination.
  3. Check IV lines and other medical devices at regular intervals to make sure the devices are functioning as intended.
  4. Listen to your problems and suggest the best ways to tackle them.
  5. Maintain a peaceful and friendly environment in the working area.

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