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Man sentenced for neglecting elderly mother

A former New Lenox resident was sentenced Thursday to 4½ years in prison for neglecting his elderly ailing mother.<p>Mark Kuech, 51, now a Joliet resident, pleaded guilty in April to criminal abuse or neglect of an elderly person for leaving his 79-year-old mother, Margaret, unattended in a basement …

Gloria Foster inquest: 'Neglect contributed to death'

<b>Neglect contributed to the death of an elderly woman found dying at home nine days after her care agency was shut in a police raid, a coroner has concluded.</b><p>Gloria Foster, of Banstead, Surrey, was discovered lying on her bed by a community nurse in February 2013 following the closure of CareFirst 24.<p>…

Loneliness, depression and elderly suicide

Woman Catches Caregiver Abusing Elderly Father

Women has all her limbs amputated after bootleg silicone injections

Ethics in Nursing 2012

Nursing Ethics Group Assignment

The ethicality of prescribing placebos

Almost all UK GPs have at some point given a patient a treatment they don't need. This is according to the results of a survey of 783 of them across the country, conducted by researchers at Oxford and Southampton, and published in PLOS One recently.<p>While few GPs gave sugar pills or saline …

MDS 3.0 Wound Staging- Understand Wound Care

Bed sensor keeps unobtrusive eye on vital signs | Reuters.com

May 25 - A bed sensor developed by an Israeli team is proving to be an effective and more reliable alternative to conventional patient monitoring technology. The sensor is designed to unobtrusively monitor a patient's vital signs from beneath their mattress and is less prone to sending out false …

Check your vitals with a real-life Tricorder

<i>(Credit: Scanadu)</i><p><b>A start-up has created a Bluetooth device that uses NASA technology to scan your vital signs and send them to your smartphone.</b><p>In January of last year, Qualcomm opened the Tricorder X Prize — a global US$10 million competition to develop a functional <i>Star Trek</i>-style Tricorder that …