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What is risk management in medicine?

Way to be safe: Avoiding complications and manageing them is way that keeps the patient happy and satisfied without creating any liablity for the physician. ...Read more

Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Pregnancy Risk (Definition)

Many women have no problems with pregnancy other than the normal discomforts. Others, however, experience more serious complications that need immediate attention. You may hear your situation referred to as "high risk," and that simply means that if you had certain medical conditions before you were pregnant or had a complication during your pregnancy, you and your baby will be monitored more closely. It is extremely important that you stay in close contact with your doctor and call immediately if you experience any warning signs. Early diagnosis of a problem is important for your health ...Read more


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What is the early management of af?

What is the early management of af?

Rate control: Initially, controlling heart rate and symptoms are essential. Once chronicity and risk of thromboembolism is considered, then anticoagulation and after that attempts at restoration of rhythm can be made. ...Read more

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Refractory ALL in adolescent male 21 years management?

Refractory ALL in adolescent male 21 years management?

Tough call: This is a tough question. You should check this website for more information: http://www.texasoncology.com/types-of-cancer/leukemia/childhood-acute-lymphoblastic-leukemia/childhood-acute-lymphoblastic-leukemia-refractory/ ...Read more

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Are you able to do med management through this virtual app? Thanks

Yes: We can evaluate, diagnose, and prescribe medications or recommend other treatment for many conditions. ...Read more

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Organopharous poisoning management?

Organopharous poisoning management?

Organophosphate: This causes a build up of acetylcholine due to enzyme inhibition. Symptoms may be mild eg. Gi to severe such as come, respiratory arrest etc... So treatment needs to be done in a hospital. An evlauation needs to be done first. - effects are independent of exposure amount. Atropine and pralidoxime are used for treatment along with supportive care. ...Read more

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Intensive case management-- what is it?

ICU: It is medical care of patients with acute life or organ threatening conditions. ...Read more

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Is weight management vital to good health?

Is weight management vital to good health?

Absolutely!: Aside from quitting smoking, it's one the more important thing you can do to improve your overall health. ...Read more

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What's contingency management in psychology?

What's contingency management in psychology?

Reinforcement: In applied behavioral analysis it is the arranging of contingencies in order to produce a specified behavior. As a treatment for mental disorders or substance abuse, behaviors are rewarded (or sometimes punished). If a reward (or + reinforcer) is given, it is in response to (or contingent upon) a desirable target behavior. ...Read more

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What is ''active management of labor'' then?

Active management: The active management of labor was pioneered by k o'driscoll in 1969, as a means of reducing the number of prolonged labors. ...Read more

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What does self-management of diabetes entail?

What does  self-management of diabetes entail?

Awareness and action: Self-management entails monitoring blood glucose, understanding contribution of diet, exercise and illness, administering appropriate medications to keep blood sugars within well-defined boundaries, recognizing complications, knowing when to call for help. Your doctor may see you for only a few minutes out of every month so the vast majority of management of diabetes must be done by you at home. ...Read more

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What is case management vs disease management?

Money: Case management is insurers trying to save money;disease management is trying to improve outcomes days, weeks, and years down the road by applying "best , evidence-based practices" to our current treatments.It is not an easy balancing act.We have been surprised more than once in the quest for the "right" treatment for a disease process. ...Read more

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Are amway weight management products effective?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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What is the best management for bronchiectasis?

What is the best  management for bronchiectasis?

Depends: There are several different causes of bronchiectasis and they would lead to different treatments. It would be best to identify the cause first and then specific treatment recommendations could be made. ...Read more

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Spondylosis - i need tips on management of this?

Spondylosis - i need tips on management of this?

Don't age but also : It is a x-ray term used to described normal aging process of the spine. It may not cause any symptoms. However, smoking and being overweight can accelerate rate of it occurring which can then lead to symptoms which are best managed by smoking cessation, weight control and regular exercise including core strengthening, flexibility and cardiovascular routines. ...Read more

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What should we do control our weight management?

What should we do control our weight management?

Low glycemic diet : The healthiest diet is a low glycemic diet. There is also evidence that adequate sleep, vitamin d and the proper probiotics contribute to maintaining normal weight. Exercise is important, and you can start slow; just take a walk every day. Keep stress low as stress hormones can contribute to being overweight. Drink enough water; sometimes the body confuses hunger with thirst. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress Management (Definition)

"stress" is mental, physical, or emotional tension or strain. For each of us, the experience is a little different -- and the situations that trigger it are individual also. "stress management" is the process of using tools or skills such as guided imagery/visualization, meditation, biofeedback, breathing exercises, yoga, etc to decrease or contain this ...Read more


Dr. Joyce Pastore
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Case Management (Definition)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from ...Read more