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Tips for Making One's Home a Healing Site

Question:     Thank you for all your advice. It is being contemplated, and I appreciate it greatly. My circumstances have changed so that I am having a surgery Sept 18 with six weeks in a foot and leg cast, and then up to six weeks in a boot. 292 more words


Busy Waiting

Most people think when you have a heart defect, you get it fixed and you’re done! And that would be correct for several defects. But, for those of us who have children with complex congenital heart defects this is not the case. 606 more words


PEG Gastric Tube

PEG tube or Percutaneous Endoscope Gastronomy 

This is a feeding tube, which allows liquid feed, water and medication  directly into the stomach. It is used when people have difficulty swallowing and are prone to choking. 559 more words


Improving medicines reconciliation

Where this happened: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

In a nutshell: Medicines reconciliation is the process of obtaining an up-to-date and accurate list of the medicines patients are taking. 209 more words

Orthopedic Surgeries abroad

 Suffering a severe muscular-skeletal injury or developing a deformity often makes surgical intervention unavoidable. Given such a condition what you will badly need is a well-qualified, reliable orthopedic doctor. 227 more words


Adventures and Outings on the FlexLeg

I think we can all agree that the FlexLeg looks like an artificial leg. At least at first glance and especially from the front. Here are a couple of pictures if you need a reminder. 747 more words

Bunion Surgery Recovery


So, tomorrow is a day that I have looked forward to and dreaded as well.  Tomorrow we journey the 3 hours to Nashville to have a specialist look at Jerm’s ear and let us know what our next steps are.  243 more words