Monitoring Your Metabolism Metabolism is how we convert food into energy and use that energy to make the body function properly. That process is essentially a chemical one and occurs through a series of organs doing their part to mechanically break down the food and chemically decompose it into energy. If our organs don’t work […]
Healthcare has a process for everything. If you hope to change something or find out how something went wrong or works, you must find out the process. I‘ll explain some of the more come processes to you, what they are and how they work plus what you must do if you want to interact with someone at the hospital using one of them. I’ll also explain how you can use these processes to help you address concerns that you or your family member may have related to the care you receive.
CBC – Complete Blood Count A Complete Blood Count (CBC) is one of the most common tests ordered. The test’s purpose is to check the count of all the cells in your blood and identify how many are present. A CBC includes a count of the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, hemoglobin,
The Importance of Understanding Lab Values Why is understanding lab values an important skill for a caregiver? After all, the doctor reads the lab work and tracks what is going on with your family member. Why not trust them to handle that part of the care alone? Advantages of Knowing Lab Values Understanding lab work