World Kidney Day 2019
Nurses who provide emotional support to their patients, comforting and reassuring them in the depths of physical and psychological suffering, are providing not just their physical efforts but also their emotional efforts too.
A validation from the physician can go a long way in creating a positive environment in which patients will feel more open in expressing themselves better.
In Conversation Series introduces a new medium in the exploration of the illness experience. We hope to have upcoming videotaped conversations with patients, caregivers and clinicians which we hope will convey these unique experiences from a variety of perspectives.
Below, Drs Gavril Hercz & Andreas Pierratos, nephrologists at Humber River Hospital, explain more about innovative models of care: “Needing to be on dialysis is about more than kidneys not working; it’s about a human being, with a worried family, trying to cope with a devastating loss. […] (more…)
How to Sleep Better A sound sleep does wonders for your mental and physical health. Not sleeping well takes a serious toll on your health and drains your energy. Getting a perfect sleep can prove a struggle for many. […] (more…)