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Dr. ARMAN Askari
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Advocacy Services (Definition)

Advocacy services in medicine are programs that help promote the safety, health, and well-being of patients during their encounters with the health care system. Such programs may include medical assistance, insurance assistance, elder and geriatric ...Read more


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What can advocacy services do for me as caregiver?

What can advocacy services do for me as caregiver?

CAREGIVERS: The duty of a caregiver is to take care of the patient that is not done by the nurse like feeding the patient, cleaning the house, minor errands and of course reporting to the nurse any adverse condition the patient may have. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. possible head injury?

What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. possible head injury?

Possibly ???: More like contuse Facial Nerve. If there are no other symptoms (ie. drooping lips, double vision or speech problems) will probably resolve 3-4 wks. If there are other symptoms or get worse see PMD immediately ...Read more

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Last night my one year old hit his face on my hard wood floor. He was showing signs of a head injury and I took him to the er. They told me to watch him for the next 12 hours. Now today he was acting a little normal but was fussy, and was playing normal.

Last night my one year old hit his face on my hard wood floor. He was showing signs of a head injury and I took him to the er. They told me to watch him for the next 12 hours. Now today he was acting a little normal but was fussy, and was playing normal.

Sounds good: Recurrent vomiting and a significant change in behavior/activities is the main sign of worsening problems.Be aware that an occasional vomiting episode can occur in those with very minor trauma and is not by itself reason to worry.Kids that age are quite resilient. ...Read more

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How can I deal with a head injury?

How can I deal with a head injury?

Head injury: Possible concussion sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance or ...Read more

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I've had head injury causing issues years later?

I've had head injury causing issues years later?

Yes: If i understand your question, head injury can cause lots of problems years later. ...Read more

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What should I do for my two year olds head injury?

What should I do for my two year olds head injury?

Depends : It depends on how serious it was. Physical therapy can help with retraining if needed for things like walking and balance (assuming they could do these before the injury and now can't). Speech therapy can help with some cognitive problems that can arise after a moderate to severe head injury. Fortunately, the brain is still developing quite a lot at this stage so minor injuries can be overcome. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more