Monthly Archive: November 2016

Personas con ostomía reciente

Conceptos erróneos sobre ostomía | Personas con ostomía reciente

Tener una ostomía puede ser abrumador al principio. ¡Hay tanto que aprender! Pero con el tiempo usted se dará cuenta de que la vida con una ostomía es muy..

Gina Flores
advocate for my child educación especial

Special Education: How I Advocate for My Child

Since he turned 3, I've learned to be the best advocate for my child. Here are some tips on navigating special education and services for your child.

Amy Noelle Collen
spina bifida niños con espina bífida

Acoger la condición de espina bífida: El relato de una madre

Cada año, unos 1,500 bebés nacen con espina bífida. Esta súper mama cuida de dos niños con espina bífida y toma cada día como una bendición.

Gina Flores
skin preservation

Skin Preservation: Why Skin Health Matters

Best practices in skin care, including evidence-based measures to prevent, heal and restore skin integrity, are instrumental to improving clinical outcomes

Sarah McIlvaine
Indwelling Catheters

Indwelling Catheters (Foley Catheters)

An indwelling catheter (also know as a Foley catheter, because that is the type most often used) is a  catheter that stays inside the body during its use. This is how it differs from external catheters (such as condom catheters or female external catheters), which remain completely outside the body, or intermittent catheters, which are… Continue reading Indwelling Catheters (Foley Catheters)

Aimee Sharp
Ostomy Products

Choosing the Right Ostomy Products

With so many options, it can be hard to pick the ostomy products that are best for you. Fortunately, there are tools to help you narrow down the field.

Aimee Sharp
survive the holidays

Helping Families with Special Needs Survive the Holidays

There are lots of tips for special needs families to manage holiday stress, but if we really want to survive the holidays, we need help from our loved ones.

Alethea Mshar
wheelchair accessories

Wheelchairs – Not Your Grandfather’s Chair (Part 3 of 3)

Is this final part of Aaron Baker's three-part look at wheelchairs, he introduces readers to customization and accessories.

Aaron Baker
Coping After Ostomy Surgery cirugía de ostomía

Salir adelante después de una cirugía de ostomía

Regresar a casa tras haber estado en el hospital y lidiar con una ostomía requiere comprensiblemente una adaptación muy importante tanto del paciente...

Gina Flores
atrofia muscular espinal

Cuidar de un niño con necesidades especiales: Conoce a Aubriana

Shellie L. sabe lo que es el verdadero amor cuando mira a los ojos a su hija cada mañana. Saber que su hija padecía de atrofia muscular espinal grave fue...

Gina Flores
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