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What Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

What Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

Posted On: August 22, 2022 by Life Tech in: Child, Medically Fragile

August is spinal muscular atrophy awareness month, and we want to share some valuable information about the disease with you. Spinal muscular atrophy attacks motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, taking away a child’s ability to walk, breathe, and...
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Summer Sun Safety Tips for Medically Fragile Children

Summer Sun Safety Tips for Medically Fragile Children

Posted On: August 3, 2022 by Life Tech in: Medically Fragile, Summer Safety

A medically fragile child is defined as one who needs 24-hour supervision from a skilled caregiver because of a serious medical condition. They need help with basic activities like getting dressed, bathing, and eating. We want all children to have the...
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AffloVest

What is the AffloVest?

Posted On: July 28, 2022 by Life Tech in: ALS, Asthma, Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis, General, Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

The AffloVest was first developed in 2013 and it is the pioneer in portable and mobile mechanical vest therapy. AffloVest is a proven high-frequency chest wall oscillation therapy designed to provide patients with the freedom and mobility to customize...
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Medically Fragile Child

Defining the Term “Medically Fragile Child”

Posted On: January 14, 2022 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Every child is special and has unique needs, but some children have specific healthcare needs. For some, these needs may be so severe that the child is referred to as “medically fragile” or “medically complex.” If...
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Tags: Medically Complex, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Posted On: November 19, 2021 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

With the holiday season approaching, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to get your children. By getting your medically fragile child a gift that can emulate what they are going through, it can lift their spirits...
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Tags: Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatric

Enteral Feeding

Answers to Your Enteral Nutrition FAQs

Posted On: June 11, 2021 by Life Tech in: Enteral Nutrition, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

For families who have never had to experience enteral feeding before, it can be a lot to take in. For parents who now have to feed their children in a whole new way, to adults who must now adjust how they get their nutrients, there are...
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Tags: Enteral, Nutrition, Pediatric, Tube Feeding

Tips on Bringing a Medically Fragile Child Home

Tips on Bringing a Medically Fragile Child Home

Posted On: March 12, 2021 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Bringing a child home from the hospital is scary enough already, so that child being medically fragile can make it even more daunting. You may feel overwhelmed, confused and anxious about this transition, but we’re here to answer some...
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Tags: Child, Complex, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

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