What You Should Know About Long Term Acute Care Nurse Jobs

Long Term Acute Care Nurses are bridging the transition from intensive care to home. LTAC patients typically transfer from an intensive care unit and are receiving ventilator assistance. Some patients have large open wounds or other acute problems. The patient may be on inotropic agents and require careful monitoring.

Most patients in these units, age 18 and up, have an average stay of 25 days or longer. LTAC RN’s state that one of the most challenging aspects of caring for these patients is managing multiple, long-term, complex medical conditions, multiple system failures, and the patient’s anxiety.

LTAC is the final stop when trying to wean patients off a respirator, and most patients in these units have been in the hospital for many months by the time they reach this phase. It is a long, hard road for them, and some are nearing wit’s end by the time they reach this … Read More

When to Know You Have the Anxiety Problem- How to treat it?

Anxiety is often thought of as a ‘get one free’ with chronic conditions, such as bipolar disorder, depression, insomnia, and Attention deficit disorder (ADD). But the truth is anxiety is a separate condition. When a person has had a childhood disease i.e., ADD/ADHD, there is a high chance that he will develop anxiety upon entering adulthood. That is why many former healthcare workers suggested that ADD and Anxiety are correlated with similar symptoms. But as research proceeded, it was seen that people who had all the symptoms of anxiety didn’t necessarily have positive results of their adult ADD test. 

Once we know the exact symptoms of each condition, we could only tell about our disease.

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is nervousness and stress-driven by overthinking about specific scenarios. Your mind can’t stop imagining the moment that is to come, as it convinces yourself that you’re going to be … Read More

10 Trader Joe’s spices and seasonings under $3 we can’t live without

The Spice Girls may no longer be together, but one stroll down the aisle at Trader Joe’s will certainly “Spice Up Your Life.”

With so many different shakers on the store’s well-stocked shelves, choosing between the myriad of seasonings at one of America’s favorite grocery stores can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Trader Joe’s not only offers the classics, like garlic salt and chili powder, but their versatile seasoning blends have become increasingly popular among home cooks looking for an easy way to quickly boost the flavor profile of any dish.

To help shoppers find the ideal spice blend to perk up their pantries, here are 10 of the best spices and seasonings we just can’t live without. And for less than $3 each, you won’t be able to either.

21 Seasoning Salute, $1.99

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It may not seem possible, but this small shaker contains 21 different ingredients. Seriously.

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Here’s what to know in South Florida on June 22

We’re keeping track of the latest news regarding the coronavirus in South Florida and around the state. Check back for updates throughout the day.

Miami-Dade’s largest cities to require masks in public as COVID-19 numbers spike

7 p.m.: The mayors of seven Miami-Dade cities on Monday announced new rules requiring people to wear face masks anywhere in public, a response to rising numbers of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations — a measure they conceded will be tough to enforce.

The cities of Miami, Hialeah, Miami Gardens, North Miami Beach, Miami Shores, Aventura, and Key Biscayne will require people to wear masks at all times in public. The sudden announcement left some specific details unexplained, including whether people would be required to wear masks while exercising. In the city of Miami, a new emergency order outlining the rules is expected to be signed in the coming days.

Mayors of another eight

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