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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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Wilderness Medicine (Overview)

Wilderness medicine is broadly defined by medicine performed outside of the traditional office or hospital setting. This may encompass traumas or infectious disease management on a trail or in an urban disaster area such as haiti, just to mention a few settings. I would refer you to the website of the wilderness medical society for more details. Thanks for the question.


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In oriental medicine acupuncture and alternative medicine do you undress?

In oriental medicine acupuncture and alternative medicine do you undress?

Not always: It depends what problem you might have. Some very experience acupuncturist can make a diagnosis by checking your pulse, ear, or more modern practitioners will use different computer programs ...Read more

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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
119 doctors shared insights

Wilderness Medicine (Overview)

Wilderness medicine is broadly defined by medicine performed outside of the traditional office or hospital setting. This may encompass traumas or infectious disease management on a trail or in an urban disaster area such as haiti, just to mention a few settings. I would refer you to the website of the wilderness medical society for more details. Thanks for the question.


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What do addiction medicine specialists earn in australia?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What do addiction medicine specialists earn in australia?

Australia: A bit more than here, especially loving tenents, due to demand. ...Read more

Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
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Wilderness medicine (Tip)

Wear appropriate footwear for your wilderness activities. ...See more

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Why call standard medicine "allopathy"?

Not our choice: In the late 1800s american medicine was very fragmented and not standardized. Physicians with mds existed, but the level of care was pretty poor and formal training was spotty. The opportunity existed for a lot of other alternative professions to arise such as osteopathy, naturopathy, homeopathy, chiropractic, etc. To give us a name they decided on "allopathy, " which is pretty ridiculous. ...Read more

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Would seasickness medicine help carsickness?

Would seasickness medicine help carsickness?

Yes: All motion sicknesses are responsive to that class of medications. ...Read more

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Is holistic medicine actually? Legitimate?

Is holistic medicine actually? Legitimate?

Yes, it is: Holistic medicine is a legitimate field. Its body of expertise includes whole-person health, nutrition, mind-body interventions, tcm/acupuncture, herbs, energy medicine, homeopathy, manual medicine, spirituality, and more. Physicians who practice holistic medicine come from from many specialties. There is an american board of holistic integrative medicine: see http://www.Abihm.Org/ for info. ...Read more

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Can veterinary medicine requires a bachelors degree?

Yes: Entry into veterinary schools is highly competetive and a bachelors degree is part of the basic requirement. Some consider veterinary school harder than general medical school. It certainly is challenging and very necessary. ...Read more

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Wilderness medicine (Tip)

Wilderness myth: if you break a leg, a sasquatch will rescue you. ...See more

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Isbthere any medicine in place ôf peniclîn?

Isbthere any medicine in place ôf peniclîn?

Many, Many options: Penicillin, discovered by alexander fleming in bread mold was the first antibiotic used to treat people with infections. Overuse caused less effectiveness and so other similar antibiotics were developed.Over time, health care providers have come to rely far too heavily on antibiotics to treat illnesses that were not infections. There are many, many antibiotics but only to treat a true infection. ...Read more

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How is anti-aging medicine (aam) different from geriatrics? Is anti-aging medicine (aam) different from geriatrics?

How is anti-aging medicine (aam) different from geriatrics? Is anti-aging medicine (aam) different from geriatrics?

Nutrition: Aam deals with biochemical aspect understanding of nutritional issues/deficencies of each medical condition. Geriatrics deals with prevention, promotion, preservation and independence but little training on nutrtional management. Both aam and geriatrics do manage what we call successful aging. ...Read more

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Wilderness medicine (Tip)

Sometimes wilderness is the unknown place - plan well and prepare for the unexpected. ...See more

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Is family medicine n preventive medicine r same? I think family medicine in us is parallel branch of preventive n social medicine in india. It's true?

Is family medicine n preventive medicine r same? I think family medicine in us is parallel branch of preventive n social medicine in india. It's true?

Unfortunately: No. Preventive medicine in the U.S. Is usually physical exams, chest x-rays, colonoscopy etc. A few physicians do prevention by consideration of diet, lifestyle etc mostly medicine is directed toward cure of disease. ...Read more

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What is fertility medicine specialty?

What is fertility medicine specialty?

Fertility Medicine: Reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei) is a surgical subspecialty of obstetrics and gynecology that trains physicians in reproductive medicine addressing hormonal functioning as it pertains to reproduction as well as the issue of infertility. While most rei specialists primarily focus on the treatment of infertility, reproductive endocrinologists also have training in ob-gyn. ...Read more

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Wilderness medicine (Tip)

Years ago we were rulers of the wilderness. About 700 or so. Now we are unarmed animals of prey. Smarter. ...See more

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In western medicine terms, how does acupuncture work?

In western medicine terms, how does acupuncture work?

Endorphin release: A large body of evidence proves that acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins, endogenous opiate-like substances. While this explains how acupuncture helps pain, it doesn't explain other proven benefits of acupuncture, so there are obviously other mechanisms at work too (like the chinese concept of meridians). Seenhttp://www.Medicalacupuncture.Org/acu_info/interviews/pomeranzart.Html. ...Read more

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Is integrative medicine accepted? Worthwhile?

Is integrative medicine accepted? Worthwhile?

Yes: Over the years more and more medical schools have been developing integrative medicine centers, and there's a consortium of academic health centers for integrative medicine: http://www.Imconsortium.Org/ there are fellowships where practicing physicians may study, such as http://integrativemedicine.Arizona.Edu/ there is a medical board also: http://www.Abihm.Org/ these are all health signs. ...Read more

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