Are Bloodborne Pathogens a Risk Outside of the Medical Field?

Let’s face it. Bloodborne pathogens and the threat they pose to the human population aren’t anything new. Nevertheless, the threat of long-term complications that are associated with the contraction of bloodborne diseases shouldn’t be ignored. While the CDC estimates that over 5 million healthcare workers and those in related fields are at risk for contracting…

Protecting the Dignity of Elderly Loved Ones: Addressing Fecal Incontinence in a Respectful Manner

Fecal incontinence is a relatively widespread problem among older adults. The fact is that specifically ascertaining how many older people suffer from fecal incontinence is challenging. Fecal incontinence is a medical condition that is embarrassing to those people that suffer from it. As a result, those who suffer from this condition oftentimes try to hide…