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Who wants to be on my care team?

Everyone helps: All of us here on Health Tap want to help, and we share the the responsibilities 24/7. ...Read more

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Daily visits from my mental health (complex care) team aren’t helping. They won’t have me inpatient again as the bed demand is so high. It’s hopeless?

Daily visits from my mental health (complex care) team aren’t helping. They won’t have me inpatient again as the bed demand is so high. It’s hopeless?

Don't know what: Your diagnosis is or your symtpoms. So it would be difficult to make any recommendations in the absence of information. Consider resubmitting with more info. ...Read more

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Who is a part of a palliative care team?

Who is a part of a palliative care team?

Medical Team: Many times the medical staff involved physicians, nurses, medical assistants, nursing assistants, physical and occupational therapists, your family and even the clergy at the hospital are involved. ...Read more

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If someone is being taken to a palliative care team, does that mean you're dying?

If someone is being taken to a palliative care team, does that mean you're dying?

Not necessary: Everybody is dying sooner or later. Palliative care is provided for somebody who has a life-threatening disease that may cause death but it is not clear when. ...Read more

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How is eclampsia treated by the critical care team?

How is eclampsia treated by the critical care team?

Manage symptoms: Intensivists work with the obstetricians in a multidisciplinary, multispecialty collaborative practice team. Major treatment is to treat symptoms and manage preeclampsia. Specific treatment may include control of blood pressure, drugs for seizures. The only real treatment is delivery of the baby; the ICU team helps control the symptoms until the OB believes risk/benefit is in favor of delivery. ...Read more

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If a dr is on your care team can the see the questions you post even if its anonymously. Kinda like I can see their awnsers. Visa versa?

Depends: If the question relates to his field and if he selected to view only questions in his field and how often he goes on the health tap ...Read more

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How can I best communicate with my health care team if my wife has cancer?

How can I best communicate with my health care team if my wife has cancer?

Better done by: Patient. It is better for the patient to directly communicate with the care team. You can attend the meetings with the care team, with your wife's permission. Being the husband does not entitle you to protected health information. ...Read more

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We hold live web chats with our Emory Healthcare doctors and care team members on a regular basis to give our community an opportunity to interact in?

We hold live web chats with our Emory Healthcare doctors and care team members on a regular basis to give our community an opportunity to interact in?

Live chats: That sounds really good. A lot of universities are implementing video conferencing. It is good for folks since they can avoid traveling. It saves time, it saves gas, and it gets people together more easily.

Hopefully there will be more opportunities for everyone to benefit from this technology. ...Read more

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If you have liver cirrhosis, who should be on your health care team?

If you have liver cirrhosis, who should be on your health care team?

Hepatologist or GI: If you have a transplant hepatologist near your home, I would advise you to see them for a consultation. Practicing gastroenterologists can also manage cirrhosis, Depending on the symptoms and complications you have from cirrhosis, your doctors can refer you to other specialist if needed. Also, remember to continue to follow up with your primary care physician (PCP). ...Read more

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I would like to add a holistic practitioner to my care team. I am diagnosed with bipolar and social anxiety. Medicated for over 10 years and stable.

I would like to add a holistic practitioner to my care team. I am diagnosed with bipolar and social anxiety. Medicated for over 10 years and stable.

CAM provider lists: There are many highly qualified naturopathic or medical physicians who have received formal training in Alternative and Complimentary medicine. Look for one's in your area who are certified. However, most Bipolar patients do best with a combination of medications, counseling, and healthy lifestyles. Sounds like you have been doing well thus far. Try: http://www. Amfoundation. Org/practitioner. Htm ...Read more

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Aside from a dentist, who else is a member of the dental health-care team?

Aside from a dentist, who else is a member of the dental health-care team?

Excellent question..: There are currently nine American Dental Association recognized dental specialties all considered dentists (http://www. Ada. Org/en/education-careers/careers-in-dentistry/dental-specialties) and also dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental lab techs and dental business managers and consultants can be considered part of the dental health are team. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps and foul smelling diarrhea almost every day. What will my health care team most likely do if I tell them?

Stomach cramps and foul smelling diarrhea almost every day. What will my health care team most likely do if I tell them?

Intolerance vs ills: About 1/4 of adults become intolerant to the lactose sugar in milk and many milk products. They can have bloating, cramps and loose stools that disappear on a lactose free diet. Those with a sensitivity to gluten in food can have similar issues. Germs or parasites can also trigger the symptoms. Write down what you can remember about when this began and take it in for the visit. ...Read more

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On n off (when on alinia or flagyl) bloody diarrhea for 3 mons. Started when I was taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for tooth infection. Tested for c.diff and other things. All negative. What next? Lost 20 pou. Scared

On n off (when on alinia or flagyl) bloody diarrhea for 3 mons. Started when I was taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for tooth infection. Tested for c.diff and other things. All negative. What next? Lost 20 pou. Scared

See: See Dentist to assure Dental infection completely cured. Antibiotic will only temporarily prevent spread of infection. Infected tooth material has to be removed. See Internist/gastroenterologist for GI problems. Please call for appointments now. ...Read more

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Is you team granted me a free service?

Depends: If you use the basic service your questions can be answered in academic al way. But if you want personal consult and specific recommendations the you can utilize the paying service ...Read more

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What is a "craniofacial team"?

What is a "craniofacial team"?

Specialized provider: A craniofacial team is a group of healthcare providers with expertise in evaluation and management of skull ("cranio") and face ("facial") deformities. These usually include: audiology, craniofacial/plastic surgery, dentistry, ear/nose/throat surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, nursing, ophthalmology, oral/maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, psychology, speech therapy and a patient coordinator. ...Read more

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Is anyone on the coast guard search and rescue team?

Is anyone on the coast guard search and rescue team?

Yes: I am not sure what your question is. Are you interested in enlisting or being commissioned in the uscg to work with search & rescue? If so, check out this article: http://www. Usmilitary. Com/8127/search-and-rescue-uscg-career-jobs/. ...Read more

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Why does my child with a craniofacial difference need a team approach?

Why does my child with a craniofacial difference need a team approach?

More effective care: No single healthcare provider has all of the expertise necessary for evaluation and managment of complex craniofacial disorders. Team care is more effective and more efficient than fragmented provider care for most patients with celft lip/palate and other cranifacial deformities. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what occurs when the crash team dealing with a gastrointestial hemorrage?

Can you tell me what occurs when the crash team dealing with a gastrointestial hemorrage?

First, stabilize the patient.: Patients with G.I. Bleeding need to be stabilized before anything else can be done. This usually involves IV fluids, bloodwork to determine how low the blood counts are, and history and physical exam to see how stable the patient is. Hopefully after they are stabilized, occasionally after needing to receive blood, can a scope through the mouth or through the rectum be performed. If active bleeding is identified, very often it can be controlled using the scope. ...Read more

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My daughter dances about 8 hours a week on a competitive team. She's 13, how much weight (approximately) is she losing?

My daughter dances about 8 hours a week on a competitive team. She's 13, how much weight (approximately) is she losing?

The answer to this..: ...Will be found by placing her on a scale and seeing how much she weighs. If she's eating properly she might not be losing any weight at all. ...Read more

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I'm so short so is it healthy to take growtaller pills made of herbal by health team. Com? If not can I please know the risks

I'm so short so is it healthy to take growtaller pills made of herbal by health team. Com? If not can I please know the risks

No. Money loss.: Once several years beyond initial menstral period or facial hair in a male, then growth in stature is completely shut down because the "growth plates" at ends of long bones can no longer "expand" or grow. This occurs with hormonal change in adolescence principally related to estrogen or testosterone secretion related to sexual maturity. ...Read more

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Are super foods actually a good idea to incorporate into your diet, or have they been hyped up by over zealous marketing teams?

Are super foods actually a good idea to incorporate into your diet, or have they been hyped up by over zealous marketing teams?

Moderation is best: A general guide to a healthy diet includes a broad range of food types, adequate protein and limited fat and carbodhydrates. Fresh fruit and vegetables are also ideal. Following such a moderate range of food intake should provide an adequate balance of all nutrients, minerals and vitamins. Super foods are mythical, as you have recognized. ...Read more

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Hi Team We are aware that body builders weight is more, can that be considered as over weight & do they contains fat? Please reply. Thank You.

Hi Team We are aware that body builders weight is more, can that be considered as over weight & do they contains fat? Please reply. Thank You.

Concepts of build &: Health were started by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (not the medical disease industry) in the 1940s based on Ht/Wt rations associated with lowest mortality & have occasionally been revised some since but are for the masses who purchase insurance; do not consider niche variations like body builders. Study: http://goo. Gl/7ukarj for background & Body Mass Index on https://en. Wikipedia. Org. ...Read more

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I am a male. I am on the wrestling team and I wrestle the 132 pound weight class, but I want to go down to 126. What is an effective diet? I'm 5'8

I am a male. I am on the wrestling team and I wrestle the 132 pound weight class, but I want to go down to 126. What is an effective diet? I'm 5'8

Stop 2 Foods/Drinks: You can lose 7 in two weeks if you stop 2 of the bad foods/drinks you might be eating, here is the list:
1. Any drink with sugar
2. Fast foods
3. Fried foods
4. Skipping meals
5. Bad breakfasts
6 bad snacks
7. Large portions
these are in order, so just pick the top 2 that apply to u and make better choices, & keep up the exercising. ...Read more