If your dog has been experiencing symptoms such as unexplained weight loss, vomiting, a chronic infection, or lab work that has come back abnormal, your veterinarian might recommend an ultrasound. While the test might sound simple enough, there are some important things you'll need to do when preparing your dog for a veterinary ultrasound. Don't Let Your Dog Eat Anything It's important for your dog's stomach to be empty during an ultrasound.
- If you're embarking on a new career as a tattoo artist, putting your creative mind on display has likely been a lifelong dream of yours. Now that you've found a location to showcase your expertise, you'll have to make sure that the environment is safe, comfortable, and sterile. Before you start building your new clientele and open your doors to the public, here are a few ways to keep your tattoo station comfortable and sterile for clients.
- Medical diagnostic equipment and procedures can be essential in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of conditions. However, these devices can be extremely complicated, and it can be common for patients to be uninformed about these procedures. For those that are suffering from internal medical problems, an MRI may be needed to provide your doctor with a better understanding of what is happening inside the body, and if you have never gone through the experience of having an MRI, it may be beneficial to learn the following answers to some questions new MRI patients commonly need answered.
- If you've been diagnosed with a disability that will leave you confined to a wheelchair – and your present home isn't wheelchair accessible – you're going to need to modify your home as soon as possible. While exterior ramps will allow to get in and out of your home more comfortably, there are other areas of your home that you'll need to modify. Here are some simple steps to modify each room in your home.
- Alzheimer's disease, one of the forms of dementia, is a frightening and frustrating condition, both for the patient and for the family member providing care to them. Many Alzheimer's caregivers, particularly those dealing with the later stages of the disease, may begin to suffer burnout and exhaustion. Adding to that burden by saying the wrong thing is always a bad idea, so here are three things you should never say to a person providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's.