Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at higher risk for malnutrition. The supply of adequate nutrition, maintaining ideal weight with improvement on respiratory muscle strength can prevent loss of weight and muscle that lead to exacerbation.
Common Eating Problems in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 慢性阻塞性肺病(COPD)病人常見的進食問題2022/11/7
Prepare the food or appetizers preferred by the patient usually to enhance the appetite.
Meeting the criteria for catastrophic illness announced by the Ministry of Health and Welfare and present the national health insurance card with mark during the validity of catastrophic illness to be exempt for the copayment of the treatment related to the injury/illness.
All patients should drink plenty of water to urinate more than 2000c.c. of urine to prevent urinary tract infection; yet patients being refrained from water drinking are not included in this category.
Difficulties occur in the process of food entering the stomach from the mouth, leading to the inability to chew or swallow normally, which easily causes food or liquid to be inhaled into the trachea and further into the lungs by mistake.
Dementia is a group of symptoms (syndromes) caused by various brain disorders, which may affect memory, thinking, behavior, and daily living ability. It is often misunderstood as the aging process, and the sooner it is treated, the better!
Tripping on your toes is one of the common causes of morbidity and leading causes for nonfatal injuries; and sometimes it causes severe health problems such as fracture, hemorrhage, and even death.
If your family members suffer from moving difficulty, you may borrow a wheelchair from our information desk or request assistance from our emergency room to carry the patient for inpatient visit; also this prevents patients from tumbling on their feet or falling down accidentally.
The wound should be kept clean and not immersed in water.