Category Archives: Prevention

Patient Falls in the Hospital: Reducing the Risk

Patients falling while in the hospital is a serious concern. So a team of Botsford nurses and staff are finding ways to prevent it. Continue reading

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13 Halloween Safety Tips

Going Trick-or-Treating Monday? Review these simple safety tips from a Botsford trauma nurse before you head out. Continue reading

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Teen Drivers: How to encourage safety

October is the designated month for the country to focus their attention on teen driving safety. A Botsford trauma nurse shares how you can help keep your teens safe. Continue reading

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Student Athlete Concussions: Signs, Symptoms and Prevention Tips

Students are heading back to school and back to the football field where they should be monitored for signs of concussion. Find out how from a Botsford trauma nurse. Continue reading

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How to Prevent Falls in the Elderly: Tips from a trauma nurse

Since falling is such a serious concern for the elderly, we asked one of our trauma nurses, Rhonda Thompson, EMT, RN, what we can all do to protect our loved ones.  Here’s what she told us: Q: Are falls really … Continue reading

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