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Doctor insights on: Assistive Devices Health Care Equipment Supplies

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Dr. Gutti Rao Dr. Rao
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What are some of the the unique devices and equipment in a hospital emergency room?

Dr. Gutti Rao Dr. Rao
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What are some of the the unique devices and equipment in a hospital emergency room?

Devices in ER: Some of the equipment in er are telemetry monitors, vital signs machines, catheters, IV equipments, defibrillators, pacemakers, x-ray equipment, otoscope, ophthalmoscope, etc. ...Read more

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Assistive Devices (Definition)

Assistive devices are any device used to help with a temporary or permanent loss of functioning and include devices that assist with ...Read more


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How can I make my penis grow up? Can I use medicine to excite my penis or use any device for that? Is that cause my health in future?

How can I make my penis grow up? Can I use medicine to excite my penis or use any device for that? Is that cause my health in future?

Vacuum device: You can add a small amount of length using a vacuum erection device or ved. This applies negative pressure around the penis that must be used several times a day and for several months before any changes will occur. Dr. Neil baum www.Neilbaum.Com. ...Read more

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Would you recommend the minettes device for menierres related vertigo. I have tried meds, diet and am in very good health except for this. ?

Would you recommend the minettes device for menierres related vertigo. I have tried meds, diet and am in very good health except for this. ?

Meniett device: I don't know anything about the device except what i learned from the website of the manufacturer, medtronic. It looks well-studied and well-received by the ENT community. Medtronic is very well-known for making biotechnology--devices that help with medical conditions like epilepsy, parkinson's, spasticity, etc. Talk with your ENT doc about the meniett device, and good luck! ...Read more

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If I use Cranial electrotherapy stimulation device everyday,for 30 years, could I damage my health? Has medicine proven long-term safety of CES?

If I use Cranial electrotherapy stimulation device everyday,for 30 years, could I damage my health? Has medicine proven long-term safety of CES?

CES: I use Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation regularly with many of my patients. It was used as early as 1963 for sleep and was approved by FDA in 1976. The literature I have read does not report long-term safety problems. It is helpful in about 90% of cases and overall is a safe treatment. ...Read more

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I'm really proactive about my health and I saw this device Smartheart that provides a hospital-level EKG. Would you recommend it?

I'm really proactive about my health and I saw this device Smartheart that provides a hospital-level EKG. Would you recommend it?

No: Here's what the Smart Heart website says: "The use of Smartheart is not a substitute for medical care. If you think you have a medical emergency please call 911" The device costs $1,000! So that you can record normal tracings! (if you're having a heart attack or think you are, you should be on your way to the ER! If you have chest pain and Smartheart says you're normal, do just ignore the pain?) ...Read more

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How can health care deductible work?

How can health care deductible work?

You are responsible: to pay the amount of your deductible out of pocket each year before your insurance company will pay anything. If you have a $2000,00 deductible you are responsible to pay the first $2000.00 dollar of your medical bills before your insurance will start paying anything. ...Read more

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Who all is in the health care sector or system?

Who all is in the health care sector or system?

EVERYONE and some...: Everyone uses healthcare at some point in their lifetime--whether seeing a doc, getting your eyes checked, teeth cleaned, or buying some Motrin for headaches, we all consume healthcare dollars. Companies making medicines, equipments, build hospital/medical offices, ambulances, healthcare providers, and other workers are part of the system. It is the largest sector. I need more space to explain.. ...Read more

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Why is preventive health care important?

Read further...: To decrease the risk of future illnesses and to keep health care costs down for you as an individual and for society as a whole. ...Read more

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