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List of Cancer Types and their Location - Caregiverology

This is a list of all 200+ of the known different cancer types. Also included is where they are located on or in the body. Some locations are pretty obvious while others, not so much.

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List of Commonly Misspelled Medical Terms - Caregiverology

This is a list of commonly misspelled medical terms. The words that are in bold are spelled correctly, but could still be mean't for something else depending on the context.

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Medical Mnemonics for Memorization - Caregiverology

This is a list of medical mnemonics. They are meant to help people study and memorize important information. Note that I did not personally create any of these.

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Pain Management Basics for Your Patient - Caregiverology

Pain management for your patient can be a very touchy and controversial topic. It is difficult to diagnose and sometimes impossible to manage completely. It is experienced and often managed differently from person to person.

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NIH Stroke Scale Explained in Detail - Caregiverology

The NIH stroke scale is an assessment that is performed by medical professionals on patients in order to determine if they had a stroke. For someone who has had some practice, it should take no more than 10 minutes to complete it.

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Closing Steps for CNA/Caregiver Skills - Caregiverology

This page describes the closing steps for performing certified nursing assistant (CNA) or caregiver skills. These should be the last steps taken after completing any skill.

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Opening Steps for CNA/Caregiver Skills - Caregiverology

This page describes the opening steps for performing certified nursing assistant (CNA) or caregiver skills. These should be the first steps taken before moving on to the next part of any skill.

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How to Pay for Different Types of Long-Term Care - Caregiverology

A vast majority of seniors will need long-term care for at least a short amount of time. And while Medicare does a good job helping seniors pay for the increasing costs of healthcare, Parts A and B do not cover long-term custodial care.

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How to Use an Incentive Spirometer (IS) - Caregiverology

How do you use an incentive spirometer (abbreviated as IS)? It may look like a complicated little device but it is actually quite simple to use. These instructions are written so that caregivers, as well as their patients, can understand them.

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Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Explained - Caregiverology

Do not resuscitate (abbreviated as DNR) is a medical order given when a patient does not want attempts to be made to bring them back to life when they die. Note that this can be a complex and sensitive subject.

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  1. List of Cancer Types and their Location - Caregiverology

    Jan 03, 19 02:48 AM

    This is a list of all 200+ of the known different cancer types. Also included is where they are located on or in the body. Some locations are pretty obvious while others, not so much.

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  2. List of Commonly Misspelled Medical Terms - Caregiverology

    Dec 23, 18 01:49 AM

    This is a list of commonly misspelled medical terms. The words that are in bold are spelled correctly, but could still be mean't for something else depending on the context.

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  3. Medical Mnemonics for Memorization - Caregiverology

    Dec 12, 18 12:29 PM

    This is a list of medical mnemonics. They are meant to help people study and memorize important information. Note that I did not personally create any of these.

    Read More