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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Ambulation Devices (Overview)

Ambulation devices are tools that help people walk and include crutches, canes, and walkers.


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Canyou get it from a sexual devices?

Canyou get it from a sexual devices?

Infection?: I am assuming you mean an infection. And yes! You can get an infection from a sexual device. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
1 doctor shared a insight

Ambulation Devices (Overview)

Ambulation devices are tools that help people walk and include crutches, canes, and walkers.


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Does fda test medical devices?

Does fda test medical devices?

Yes but not directly: The fda requires approval for marketing of devices that monitor, treat, or diagnose medical problems. They do not directly test the devices but have approved third party companies that can verify the function and accuracy of devices and may require clinical trial data or some types of devices (ie. Those used to diagnose, monitor or treat serious conditions). ...Read more

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What is the use of a light therapy device?

What is the use of a light therapy device?

Multiple uses: Light therapies can be used for treatment of seasonal affective disorder (sad), a kind of depression that occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. Also, light therapy or phototherapy (or heliotherapy) consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, or dichroic lamps to treat various skin conditions. ...Read more

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What is the device that measures blood pressure?

What is the device that measures blood pressure?

Syphgmomanometer: Syphgmomanometer is the actual name but most people just call it "a blood pressure cuff". ...Read more

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Is sport or using sport device bad to brestfeeding?

Is sport or using sport device bad to brestfeeding?

I am not sure: If I am answering what you are asking...if you were active before and during pregnancy, you should continue to be. Just remember to stay hydrated and to take in about 500 more calories per day for breast feeding over that required for pregnancy! ...Read more

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What are some devices to help a person with hemiplegia?

What are some devices to help a person with hemiplegia?

See below: Many; there are special walkers, wheelchairs, shower chairs, devices that help with dressing, grooming and bathing and eating . There are devices that help move paralyzed limbs. There are modified vehicles that allow persons with a stroke to drive if possible. See a rehab doctor (physiatrist) and you can learn more. ...Read more

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What's the most reliable device to track the way i sleep?

What's the most reliable device to track the way i sleep?

A Polysomnogram: Polysomnography (psg), a type of sleep study, is a multi-parametric test used in the study of sleep and as a diagnostic tool in sleep medicine. The test result is called a polysomnogram, also abbreviated psg. Polysomnography is a comprehensive recording of the biophysiological changes that occur during sleep. It is done at a special lab. ...Read more

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What is the use of a left ventricular assist device (lvad)?

What is the use of a left ventricular assist device (lvad)?

Advanced CHF: Typically and lvad has been used in the setting of a patient with advanced congestive heart failure (CHF) where the patient is being listed for or is awaiting a heart transplantation. More recently, lvad's have been approved as destination therapy. On occasion we see patients who recover from their CHF through the use of an lvad, but that is not very common. There are multiple lvad types now. ...Read more

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Can there be any diabetes test devices without using blood?

Can there be any diabetes test devices without using blood?

No: The only way to diagnose diabetes is with a blood test for either blood sugar or another test called a hemoglobin a1c. ...Read more