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Invisible Disabilities NPR Article

The fact remains that if people can’t see an obvious disability, the typical reaction is that a disability doesn’t exist. It’s a shame that we’ve become a society that is so superficial that we either can’t, or won’t, take the time to look beyond what the eye can see. When will we finally begin to give our fellow human being the┬ábenefit of the doubt? When will we, as human beings, take the time to get to know more about someone who may be suffering with an invisible illness? I’d tend to bet that most of us know at least one person in our lives who struggles with some degree or form of an invisible disability / illness, that we may be very surprised to learn that they are dealing with.

An Interesting Perspective on Delirium…

On November 19, 2016 I shared an article on the importance of preventing, recognizing, and appropriately treating the effects of ICU delirium in patients. The article I will reference now pertains to delirium, but not in the typical sense. It addresses the same topic of delirium, but in a different light. In this article the …

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Article: “Hospitals struggle to address terrifying & long-lasting ‘ICU Delirium’ “

The following is a re-post to a friends’ blog, where she addresses a very real issue for ICU patients, that has been overlooked for way too long. This is a must-read article for anyone who ever has or knows someone who has had to spend time in an ICU regardless of whether the cause was …

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