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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: There should be no difference in caring patients with or without urosepsis with timely mental and physical supportive measures besides administrating ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
This site is MedCare: this site is about medical question and answers about medical problems and not nursing care.The only nurses who come in contacts with patients with to ... Read More
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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. 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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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Generally not: If hospice patient needs to be admitted to the hospital for unrelated condition, patient gets the care, even though terminally ill.
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Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
It depends: There are too many factors involved to give a "one size fits all" answer. The bottom line is, the patient and family are satisfied with the outcome. I ... 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
See below: You would need a permission from the director of nursing to allow a private nurse to care of your mom. You would have to pay privately on your behalf.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
16 years experience Family Medicine
Acute respiratory : ARDS stands for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
COMFORT CARE: When physician certifies he feels pt has less the 6 months to live!
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Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Often through social: workers, online communities or through office personnel. Support groups are everywhere and usually free. United Way in my area forms the connectio ... Read More
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A 94-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Social worker: Social worker/ discharge co-ordinating nurse will help.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Hospice care is: Usually planned by the hospice team. This includes doctors, nurses, social workers, and clergy. It is designed for people who have an approximately 6 ... Read More
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Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Medicare?: Medicare will pay for physical therapy with a doctors prescription and a diagnosis requiring pt. Mc does not pay for unskilled home care services like ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hepatitis C: Patients with hepatitis C can slowly progress to cirrhosis of the liver and it is imperative that you see a hematologist or specialist in liver diseas ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Medicare help: Medicare in most cases, helps with in home nurse help after major surgeries, depending on benefits. Only way to know for sure is to call & get it ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Do what you like.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on the issue: Generally, the staff need to be dealt with respect and politeness -- these qualities usually bring more results. Is there any particular issue you'd l ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, fewer hassles: Managed care creates obstacles for physicians when they order tests. A nurse case manager may help to expedite getting tests done and referrals approv ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Contact precautions: Use contact precautions, as herpes simplex is contagious mainly by contact with an infected person's sores. A never-infected person, without protectiv ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
See below: there is a medical and social day center and it can be found at the state government web site for list of approved facilities. you would need to take ... Read More
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