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Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Team approach: Turning the patient every 2 hours like clockwork, and getting the pressure off the wound is step 1. Good nutrition, and proper wound care is next. M ... Read More

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Daily weight,no salt: If weight is increased 3-4 lbs, control salt and liquid intake and double up on Lasix (furosemide) and inform the physician. If weight is decreased, e ... Read More
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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Support, report: If it happens, you have to stop transfusion if going on, support the patient for what they are feeling, call the doctor to treat and report the case s ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Nursing care: Yes certainly - as a patient you are entitled to privacy. There should have been a curtain before you were undressed.
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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy: Treatment for dysthymia is similar to treatment for depression. It should include psychotherapy and may also be appropriate to treat with antidepress ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Nursing care: You may find the best information by contacting your local department on aging. They can be very helpful. Most home care agencies know how to access ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
What diagnosis?: It depends on the diagnosis, and what supports the patient already has in his life. Is the patient in the hospital, and trying to sort through treatme ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on how bad: This type of injury can be minor or severe. They may have trouble talking, walking swallowing and thinking. Or they might just have a bad headache. T ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
Only if: The hospice nurse is available for 24/7 on call. If the loved one is actively dying, acute distress or acute illness, the hospice nurse will stay long ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Consult your texts: This site is not a substitute for doing your own homework. Your nursing instructors expect your work to be done in the jargon of the teaching referenc ... Read More

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