Welcome to All Species Nurse Resource Page

This site is used as a shortcut to existing liks that serves as an encyclopedia for the public and professionals.

The links contain their own references on their site, as All Species Nurse is only bridging the gap for the community to find sites relevant to their needs.

The public should learn more about their health by requesting their lab results, understanding their medications and by reviewing their course of treatments initially through their healthcare provider.


By reviewing public information in a condensed form as a reference site such as All Species Nurse, all patients will be able to communicate better with their healthcare provider in an effort to improve their quality of care.


As an added plus, students, novice nurses and healthcare professionals can refer to All Species Nurse websites for formularies, medication information, review of skills available online, as well as specific services provided by All Species Nurse that assists professionals in their practice or careers through complicated transitions.


The unique quality of the All Species Nurse websites is that it is broad in containing both Human and Animal information for the public and professionals.


The categories to the right are organized according to Public Outreach sites, Veterinary areas (including "find a vet hospital in your area or a petsitter) even for human interests such as "find a hospital," to "find a daycare or baby sitter."



**Use this site as your overall guide to finding, sorting out and learning about health and whatever else affects you and your life! Use what you learn to communicate effectively with your health care provider or veterinarian.**

Thursday, August 11, 2022

 




I have heard so many patients that self-diagnose using WebMD, TV commercials, or even to each other.


Each person ages differently. We can compare notes with our friends, and find similarities all we want with family.


But the reality is, that one's body's health is different than what another's body's health is and feels like.

This is a link that will help assist you in what and where to find the correct, up-to-date information that many people should know, but aren't informed about:

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/online-health-information-it-reliable


Also, look into the NIH blogsites for additional information:


https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2022/08/nia-career-development-and-fellowship-awards-does-my-priority-score-mean-i



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By Mille Jones



Save Money by Becoming a Healthier and Happier You

Most of us are constantly looking for ways to save some money, and living a healthy lifestyle may not always be seen as being cost-effective, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many ways you can save money while enjoying a healthy lifestyle. 


Fewer Doctor Visits

Getting healthy means you save on health care costs because you're more likely to have fewer doctor's visits and fewer medicines. It also lowers the risk of developing other chronic diseases like cancer, stroke, Alzheimer's, and heart disease, which can not only be devastating physically but cost well above what you would spend on think like organic foods and gym memberships.


Lowering the Cost of Health Insurance

The United States spends more money on healthcare than any other country. There is a growing trend of employers and insurance companies to reward better health with lower premiums.

This system works by rewarding employees for healthier habits, such as quitting smoking, eating right, and getting exercise. The company or employer provides these rewards in the form of premium reductions, cash incentives, and other benefits such as gym memberships, or reduced deductibles.

When employers provide these types of rewards in various ways, it can have a direct correlation with the health of their employee population.


Lowering Food Costs by Eating at Home

Cooking at home has many advantages. For one thing, eating out may lead to consuming too much sodium and fat due to restaurant food being high in these ingredients.

Furthermore, the food that's cooked at home is usually made with natural seasonings and flavors - not with artificial additives like MSG. That's why it can taste better than restaurant food while also making you feel better after you eat it.

Cooking at home is also cheaper than eating out because the ingredients are already in the house.

If you want to minimize your grocery bill, consider purchasing inexpensive meats instead of higher-quality cuts. The difference in price is typically astronomical, especially when comparing ground beef and steak fillets. Try buying chicken wings as they are much cheaper than chicken breasts.

Visit your local farmers’ markets for healthier and frequently cheaper produce, herbs, and many other cooking essentials. 


Walking, the Cheapest Form of Exercise

According to Discover, walking is more than just transportation — it also happens to be really good for us. Countless scientific studies have found that this simple act of moving our feet can provide a number of health benefits and help people live longer. In fact, a walking routine — if done properly — might be the only aerobic exercise people need. The only investment you may need is in a good pair of walking shoes, the rest is all you. 


Working From Home

Not only is working from home cheaper, since you’re not paying for commuting, an expensive wardrobe, or lunches out, but you’ll also be lowering your stress levels. Working from home allows you to more easily balance work and family life. If that means starting your own healthy lifestyle business then good news! This happens to be a great time for start-up entrepreneurs. 

Write a business plan first so you’ll have a roadmap for how to proceed. Your business plan should describe your company, detail how you'll sell your services, describe how your business will be structured, and include what funding you'll need and financial projections. Read this ZenBusiness - Start a Business Guide to help you navigate how to go forward with your business goal.


Save on Medical Costs

Staying healthy while lowering costs can mean saving on medical care and prescriptions. It's easy to get prescriptions filled and refilled when you visit an online doctor who can determine if you qualify for a prescription and what medication treatment options to consider. Prescription orders are electronically sent to a pharmacy of your choice to be filled, and you may be able to save on prescriptions as well. 


When You and Your Pet Need Care

All Species Nurse promotes support for both the hospitalized human patient and their pets until the owner can return home. (Pets are proven to help patients heal quicker). Follow their blog here for all the information you need with websites that are broad in containing both Human and Animal information for the public and professionals.

Getting healthy should be reason enough to adopt a healthier lifestyle, but when that’s coupled with saving money, there’s no reason not to start today!





Thursday, June 16, 2022

How to Help Both Parents When Only One Needs a Skilled Nursing Facility

 



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How to Help Both Parents When Only One Needs a Skilled Nursing Facility

 

If only one parent needs to move to a skilled nursing facility, it can be difficult for both of them. Having to live apart after being together so long can bring up a lot of different emotions. However, there are a few ways you can help both parents in this challenging situation. All Species Nurse, LLC presents some tips provided by other writers for independent or researched columns and articles below.

Find the Perfect Skilled Nursing Facility 

Ideally, you'll want a facility within a reasonable driving distance from you and your remaining parent. This makes visiting easier and ensures someone is nearby in an emergency. Check ratings and reviews to get an idea of the highest-rated options in your area. Take your time to choose the perfect place and always go with your gut instinct during tours. If something feels off, it's best to choose a different option. 

Get Help From Professional Movers 

Hiring professionals to move your parent's things into their new community is an excellent idea. Not only does this reduce the physical workload, but it also lets you focus on more important tasks. Before hiring a company, read reviews online. Search online for local movers and find companies with generally positive reviews and only the highest ratings. 

Consider Selling Your Parents' Home 

Selling your parents' home could help free up money to pay for skilled nursing care costs. The average national price of a semiprivate room in these facilities is $7,756 a month. Of course, this average may be lower or higher based on your location. 

Speak with both parents about this decision, so long as both are capable of decision-making. Only late-stage dementia or Alzheimer's disease would generally preclude one parent from this discussion. Ensure your asset calculations are done accurately. To figure out home equity, you'll need to deduct the amount owed on the mortgage from your home's current market value. 

Make Plans for Your Other Parent 

If your other parent chooses to downsize, help them figure out their options. They may like the idea of an independent living community because it would offer them plenty of socialization opportunities. If the room is available and your parent agrees, it may also make sense for them to move in with you or another sibling. Another option is to find them a local apartment close to your chosen skilled nursing facility.  

Be Compassionate 

Being compassionate and available during this challenging time is the best thing you can do for both of your parents. Be understanding if either parent is stressed, frustrated, or depressed. Regularly visit the skilled nursing facility so your loved one doesn't feel alone. Make regular phone calls and frequent plans with your other parent because they'll need your support now more than ever.

Help Both Parents in This Difficult Situation

The information can assist you in helping both parents in this challenging situation. Now may also be a good time for advanced end-of-life planning. 

Information collected and written by Millie Jones

Thursday, January 13, 2022

 SOLUTION to workplace patient load to reduce the stress of medical staff:

If telehealth doesn't work or isn't available for
every medical office, the patient, and/or primary care provider (PCP). the lobby is crammed with patients, and the staff is stressed and unable to catch up.
Plan B. (if telehealth is not available).
Call All Species Nurse (ASN), for instance, as your
designated mobile, skilled nurse specialist to reach out to visually assess and apply follow-up medical care needs to the patient's homes (e.g., bandaging of a diabetic patient, rechecks of other medical applications, and educating the patient).
Process:
1. The PCP, or specialist, for instance, is
overloaded with patients in the lobby. It's time-consuming for the doctor to tend to all patients on that same day. The PCP is hurried to reach regularly seen patients for follow-ups or consistent care (e.g., diabetic foot care, bandaging, etc.).
2. The PCP writes an order and has ASN contracted
(yet doesn't work in the office, but is familiar with the policies and
procedures, and Standards of Practice according to the scope of practice).
3. The PCP or specialist tends to a patient on their
first appointment or higher acuity medical needs. Subsequent visits are determined if ASN will do the additional follow-ups for a period until the PCP wants the patient's next appointment to be in the office.
4. The patient at home pays just as they would in the
office, in advance, prior to medical services provided. This would be done over the phone to the PCP's office to the staff member that handles co-pays. ASN does not handle the finances.
5. The PCP's office will be called by ASN to confirm the visit and if the patient has paid, according to their insurance.
5. ASN addresses the medical needs of the patient(s),
evaluates, charts, and assesses patient response to treatment and care, then contacts the PCP, gives SBAR report and receives orders for additional plans (should there be a change in the medical condition of the patient).
6. The charted notes are returned to the PCP/specialist, and verbal and full, written reports are provided to the PCP and filed.
Win/Win/Win/Win solutions.
1). The PCP can address all patients without a long
waiting time for the patient.
2). Less patient concerns about traveling to their
PCP's/specialists appointment(s) timely.
3). The PCP/specialist's income will double, due to the
ability to have two (+) patients seen at the same time for their unique medical
care needs.
4). Less stress on the medical care staff, allowing
time to organize areas of workstations and having fewer angry patients to deal
with.
Would anyone agree, want to add, or revise the ideas
above?
For questions or dialogues, you may respond to this
post, or contact me at:
ask@allspeciesnurse.com
allspeciesnurse@yahoo.com
Call or text 602-312-7352

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 MTHFR


Information on the MTHFR test (Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) and its variants. 

What it is, symptoms, and how it is treated:

https://www.healthline.com/health/mthfr-gene


 

To all:

Something I learned today is essential to know about your ancestry relating to the Ashkenazi Jewish cultures. This is health-related for those that have genetic roots in Ashkenazi Jewish cultures, like me.
If you are not familiar with your family genetic line and if there are mutations in your DNA that may relate to other cultures, please ask your doctor to test your MTHFR (Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase).


Information found: The Scientist, 2021

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