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Sharing Vital Sign Tips

By Dawn Thompson, DOR, Victoria Post Acute Care, El Cajon, CA Over the last several months, Victoria Post Acute Care [VPAC] has honed in on vital sign monitoring as part of our daily practice in both nursing and therapy. I’ve

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Making Vital Signs Vital

By Tamala Sammons, M.A., CCC-SLP, Therapy Resource We have been focused on why it is so important to measure vital signs as part of our clinical practice. Not only does the data help us with early detection of sepsis, identifying

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What’s So “Vital” About Vital Signs?

Submitted by Tamala Sammons, M.A., CCC-SLP, Therapy Resource, Flagstone, Pennant, Sunstone, Milestone, Endura, Monument Vital signs are the objective measurements of temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure as a clinical means to assess general health. Additionally, many include Pain and

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Therapy to ED Leadership

Submitted by Brian del Poso, OTR/L, CHC, RAC-CT, Therapy Resource As you all know and have heard, our organization considers itself a “leadership development company that happens to be in healthcare,” and we are always looking to develop the best

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Respiratory Rehab Using EStim

Submitted by Cory Robertson, Therapy Resource, Idaho Did you know that electrical stimulation can be used for more than a really fun demonstration in high school physiology class? Yes, it is great for that, but the evidence-based applications of electrical

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