Have you ever thought about how the equipment your doctor uses can affect your medical care? If not, you should think about that. Some of the medical innovations that occur come with new or improved equipment. If your doctor doesn't have access to the necessary equipment, you might not get the care you need.
Nursing home abuse and neglect are very serious issues that affect some of our society's most vulnerable people. A new trend has emerged that is rather disturbing because it places these most vulnerable people in an even more vulnerable spot. This new trend is posting pictures of nursing home residents on social media.
The occipital lobe is the portion of the brain that is primarily responsible for a person's vision. When that and other portions of the brain are damaged, it is possible that the brain injury can affect the person's vision. Because a traumatic brain injury can impact multiple areas of the brain, it isn't unheard of to have visual disturbances and changes after a TBI.
Your loved one has lived a long life and now has to turn to a nursing home to help carry out daily life tasks. Nursing homes are often looked at as a safe haven for the elderly. However, that is not always the case. When your loved one is placed in a nursing home where negligence and abuse occur, swift action is necessary to prevent your loved one from suffering further injuries.