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How to prevent elderly from sliding down and lift them back up

Elderly patients, if placed on an incline would tend to slide down on the bed. This is due to gravity, muscle weakness that causes them unable to support themselves in that position and feeling uncomfortable when placed in that position. While we can tell and advice someone to be conscious and not to slide down, …

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Nasogastric tube tape/plaster change (for Alzheimers on tube feeding)

The nasogastric tube or nose tube is secured to the patient via a tape. In Alzheimer or dementia folks, we face the huge challenge as they would attempt to pull the tube out in all ways possible. They wanna pull the tube? Of course you bet they would. No worries, doctors adviced to have their …

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