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Is phlebotomy a good career choice?

Is phlebotomy a good career choice?

Depends: Phlebology or blood drawing by itself is a way to earn income but I do not know its pay scale. It seems to me that a medical assistant would be a better choice because in addition to phlebology, you would be able to assist a nurse or physician in an office environment . This would give you more options in the work force. ...Read more

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How much is having a baby goint to affect my career?

How much is having a baby goint to affect my career?

Depends on what: Yoru career is and what your marital and baby help situation is, your ? Is way too non specific to answer. ...Read more

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How can I balance a successful career with motherhood?

How can I balance a successful career with motherhood?

That is THE question: Being a mother and being a career woman are two incredibly difficult things made so much harder when we have to do them together! A big part of balance is re-setting our expectations. Understand that you can still have success, but that your success will look different than it used to. It now includes hugs, teaching life lessons, and setting good boundaries (both at work and at home). ...Read more

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Which career would you rather do: dentistry vs medicine?

Which career would you rather do: dentistry vs medicine?

Well, for me...: I chose dentistry for the following reasons - i like to see my patients on a regular basis and i enjoy seeing immediate results from what i do. We can easily see a cavity fixed, a smile made beautiful, teeth straightened out. Medicine can take longer to see a result. Both careers are dedicated to helping others, but i chose dentistry, so am clearly biased.. :o). ...Read more

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What is a medicine or dentistry which career would you rather do?

What is a medicine or dentistry which career would you rather do?

Me or you?: I'm happy with my choice of dentistry. But that's me. I can't tell you what is best for you. Different strokes for different folks. If you are trying to decide which one is best for you, ask your current dentist and physician if you can observe in their offices. That may help with your decision. It's not what the majority favor but what you would enjoy. Picking a career can be a tough decision. ...Read more

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Which type of careers are available to work with autistic children?

Which type of careers are available to work with autistic children?

Many: Children with autism spectrum disorders often require the help of many different professionals. Some are teachers, teacher assistants, pediatricians, psychiatrists, neurologists, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, behavioral therapists, and many more. ...Read more

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Pros and con's to a career in dentisty over medicine and vice versa :)?

Neither: A PhD in psychology, especially neuropsychological testing is the best choice. At least if you are sorry for your choice you will be able to cope better! No germs, too. ...Read more

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Is anesthesiology a risky career since you are around all those chemicals?

Is anesthesiology a risky career since you are around all those chemicals?

No, it isn't: Today, we have scavenging systems in the or to make sure that anesthesiologists and others aren't exposed to anesthesia gases. Medications are drawn up in syringes, so there is no direct contact. Probably the biggest physical risk is from an accidental needle stick, which can expose any medical caregiver to HIV or hepatitis. But it's a wonderful, fascinating career, and i enjoy every day! ...Read more

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How will a physical disability limit the career opportunities I have in the future?

How will a physical disability limit the career opportunities I have in the future?

Depends on your driv: Since you are 50 I assume the disability developed recently. A lot depends on what body part is affected and if you need that in your job description. Too many unknowns to provide adequate response, but you have access to doctors and therapists trained to assess your condition and provide therapy or adaptive equipment to,increase your performance ...Read more

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Can you tell me about nursing/medical field.. what did or would you choose as a career path?

Can you tell me about nursing/medical field.. what did or would you choose as a career path?

Deeply personal: No one can tell you what is the right career choice for yourself, except you. You can get good advice as to what fields are likely to be hiring when you graduate. But only you can know what will satisfy you, with the best match of your natural abilities and inclinations. I hope you have a family / country where you are free to choose your job, your partner, and your path through life. ...Read more

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Would you please tell me the usual careers specialized in dealing with the lymphatic organs?

Would you please tell me the usual careers specialized in dealing with the lymphatic organs?

Varied: Since the lymph tissues involve the lymphatic system, lymph nodes, 'immune system', tonsils, thymus, bone marrow, and spleen, you might find that surgeons, ent, immunologists, oncologists, and hematologists are involved in treating lymph disorders. I am not aware of any one specialty for 'lymph' medicine. ...Read more

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My husband and I would like to have a baby, but I am so busy with my career. Are there easy ways to work with surrogate?

My husband and I would like to have a baby, but I am so busy with my career. Are there easy ways to work with surrogate?

Baby=time: With all due respect, a surrogate will give you time for 9 months. If you are to busy with your career, how will you care for and nurture that child once he or she arrives? Consider the priority once you do have a child , is the child. Maybe setting life goals, both personal and professional would help you and your husband with the decision making process. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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How does one aspire to become the chairman of a medical department? What career steps are needed to achieve that position

How does one aspire to become the chairman of a medical department?  What career steps are needed to achieve that position

Long road: First you would have to want to care for others by being a physician. So, college, medical school, and residency training. Depending on specialty, that's 11-12 years at least. Then you would practice for several years, gaining experience. If academic, you need to advance to professor. Often involves research, teaching & publications. Also personal characteristics of honesty & responsibility. ...Read more

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I'm a med student from serbia, europe. Is it obligatory to nostrificate all the exams in case of starting a career in the usa?

US medicine: In order to practice medicine in the us you need to finish a residency in the us. In order to get licensed you need to pass all of the usmle examinations. Depending on the state you intend to do your residency. Your medical school must be listed. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I was diagnose with mg and was put not fit for duty as a merchant mariner, what does that mean and should I look into another career?

I was diagnose with mg and was put not fit for duty as a merchant mariner, what does that mean and should I look into another career?

Myasthenia gravis: Mg is a neuromuscular disease that causes muscle weakness and fatigue. Medication helps but it is still difficult to have a career that involves heat, physical labor or lacks ready access to medical care. The severity varies from person to person so it is best to ask your doctor what you can expect. ...Read more

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Sir I m jayant.I m very thin .what should I do to get a healthy body.it's a big trouble for my career life and now I am 22 years.plz suggests sir.

Sir I m jayant.I m very thin .what should I do to get a healthy body.it's a big trouble for my career life and now I am 22 years.plz suggests sir.

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Lean meat, nuts or fish provide protein. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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I don't have any goals in my life and i can't choose my career cause i don't know what is the thing i like to do with my life i don't have hobbies?

Check out these: Links and hopefully you'll kind d key to happiness and the solution to your nagging perplexity in life. To some people, just making a simple act of kindness and helping others, motivate them immensely and find fulfillment in life. God bless u! http://m.wikihow.com/motivate-yourself. http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2007/06/13/25-simple-ways-to-motivate-yourself/ www.Theinterviewwithgod.Com. ...Read more

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I am19 years old. My height is 5feet. I want to loose 10kg in 2 months. Please suggest me a affective diet plan.help me it's important for my career!

I am19 years old. My height is 5feet. I want to loose 10kg in 2 months. Please suggest me a affective diet plan.help me it's important for my career!

Too Fast!: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. Recommend a slower rate of loss. ...Read more

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Daily stress is affecting my studies...i m unable to concentrate or even start a project and i am an MCAT student,i dont want to ruin my career,HELP ?

Daily stress is affecting my studies...i m unable to concentrate or even start a project and i am an MCAT student,i dont want to ruin my career,HELP ?

Consider : Another medication to control your blood pressure. Dizziness can be disconcerting. Don't hesitate to create a list of tasks to accomplish. Check them off as each are completed. Break down studying into 10 min intervals. If u can maintain concentration, extend to 15min, then 20...take 5 min breaks. Study with a serious student. Ask someone to hold you accountable. Consider stress relief massage ...Read more

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For a long time now I have been having trouble being able to concentrate less and not being able to focus on things that involves my career worried?

? Stress: sometimes stress, depression or other mood problems can cause trouble with concentration Make sure in addition to working on stress you are getting adequate sleep, eating well and eating healthy can help. If you have other concentration problems, other symptoms or do not improve with attention to healthy habits an evaluation by doctor or consult with therapist could help. ...Read more

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Why did you choose a career in medicine?

Opportunity to help: Seriously! i always wanted to help people get healthy. Plus i'm more a one-on-one kind of guy so public health isn't my cup of tea. And i like doing lots of different things which is why i choose family medicine, which also allows me the opportunity to care for the whole family, from cradle to grave as we say. It's also given me the opportunity to do different things time. ...Read more

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Diplopia is ruining my career. What can I do?

Diplopia is ruining my career. What can I do?

See strabismologist: Diplopia, or double vision, usually occurs from misalignment of the two eyes. This can be due to eye muscle imbalance and other factors. A motility specialist, or strabismologist can assess the situation and come up with a treatment plan. Glasses with prism may help or surgery. ...Read more

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Could you tell me about a career as a hospitalist?

Could you tell me about a career as a hospitalist?

Sure!: A Hospitalist is a hospital based physician usually with a training background in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics. A fellowship is not required. After medical school I trained in internal medicine then stayed on at my hospital as an inpatient physician. Work involves caring for patients only in the hospital setting (primary and consults). Additionally I teach and do administrative work. ...Read more

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Jobs/careers that are good for people with reynaud's?

Jobs/careers that are good for people with reynaud's?

COLD-FREE: Since raynauds is often exacerbated in cold weather avoid outdoor jobs or jobs in frozen food departments of supermarkets. ...Read more