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Broken your leg just before your vacation? Yeah it’s going to be awkward, but why should a cast get in the way of a good time? Here’s a few tips from making sure the good times still roll on vacay with a cast!
Although living with a PICC Line can be pretty tough, they are a fantastic way to administer medications, blood transfusions, extra fluids and nutrition over an extended period of time. As the PICC stays in place for around a month or so, keeping it clean and infection free is crucial. Your health care provider will give you all the details, but here are our five ways to care for it at home.
On June 4th it’s National Cancer Survivors Day #NCSD2017. This is now in its 30th year and there are many events taking place across the United States to celebrate progress, success and life itself. See www.ncsd.org to find out more. The day encourages awareness about living well, but also draws attention to the challenges of cancer survival and aims to get people talking. We all know it’s good to talk and being able to share experiences is invaluable for many people.
With the warmer weather and Memorial Day coming up on May 29th there’s plenty of opportunities for socializing. But with your PICC line in place and your cancer treatment schedule well under way, socializing isn’t always top of your agenda. That’s why on the occasions you do feel well enough to party, you need to go for it! Have a bath. Put on your favorite outfit. Get out there and enjoy yourself.
There’s never a good time to pick up an injury, however minor it may be. The first thoughts that go from most of our heads when we feel a twinge, break, tear or sprain of how our bodies are going to fix themselves and get back to their best – and that’s before we even know what’s happened or how long it’s going to take.