After hip replacement surgery, your loved one will most likely be in the hospital for two to three days. They will be given pain medicine as well as an antibiotic to keep them from becoming infected. During their hospital stay, the majority of patients are given a blood thinner as well as compression boots in order to assist avoid blood clots.
In the United States, approximately 28 percent (14.7 million) of community-dwelling older persons live alone, with older males accounting for 21 percent and older women accounting for 34 percent. The proportion of persons who live alone grows with age (for example, among women under the age of 75, almost 44 percent live alone). How many […]
Changes in the body that occur as you get older might increase the likelihood of developing geriatric urine incontinence. According to the Urology Care Foundation, one out of every two women over the age of 65 may develop bladder leakage at some point in their lives. It can be brought on by normal aging, unhealthy […]