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Dr. Joyce Fiedler
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Case Management (Overview)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from a hospital or clinic.


Dr. Joyce Fiedler
326 Doctors shared insights

Case Management (Overview)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from a hospital or clinic.


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Intensive case management-- what is it?

ICU: It is medical care of patients with acute life or organ threatening conditions. ...Read more

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What is case management vs disease management?

Money: Case management is insurers trying to save money;disease management is trying to improve outcomes days, weeks, and years down the road by applying "best, evidence-based practices" to our current treatments. It is not an easy balancing act. We have been surprised more than once in the quest for the "right" treatment for a disease process. ...Read more

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Is social work becoming a rare profession? I keep seeing how it slowly being taken over by other professions (ie. Psych nurses do in case management)

Is social work becoming a rare profession? I keep seeing how it slowly being taken over by other professions (ie. Psych nurses do in case management)

No: Social worker especially with masters or licensed still are needed. They have skill sets which other providers do not get training for. Case management is for medical causes and not necessarily for social issues. Social workers are definitely needed in many areas of medicine ...Read more

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What city has best hiv/aids case management? Sf?

What city has best hiv/aids case management? Sf?

Any moderate size: Hiv management has been fairly well standardized across the western world. There will always be subtle differences in the approach from physician to physician, without being able to predict from location to location who is "best". I have seen supposed outstanding experts deliver abysmally poor care, and great care from so-called "unknowns". No one city has a monopoly. ...Read more

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Organopharous poisoning management?

Organopharous poisoning management?

Organophosphate: This causes a build up of acetylcholine due to enzyme inhibition. Symptoms may be mild eg. Gi to severe such as come, respiratory arrest etc... So treatment needs to be done in a hospital. An evlauation needs to be done first. - effects are independent of exposure amount. Atropine and pralidoxime are used for treatment along with supportive care. ...Read more

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Is weight management vital to good health?

Is weight management vital to good health?

Absolutely!: Aside from quitting smoking, it's one the more important thing you can do to improve your overall health. ...Read more

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What's contingency management in psychology?

What's contingency management in psychology?

Reinforcement: In applied behavioral analysis it is the arranging of contingencies in order to produce a specified behavior. As a treatment for mental disorders or substance abuse, behaviors are rewarded (or sometimes punished). If a reward (or + reinforcer) is given, it is in response to (or contingent upon) a desirable target behavior. ...Read more

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What is ''active management of labor'' then?

Active management: The active management of labor was pioneered by k o'driscoll in 1969, as a means of reducing the number of prolonged labors. ...Read more

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What does self-management of diabetes entail?

What does self-management of diabetes entail?

Awareness and action: Self-management entails monitoring blood glucose, understanding contribution of diet, exercise and illness, administering appropriate medications to keep blood sugars within well-defined boundaries, recognizing complications, knowing when to call for help. Your doctor may see you for only a few minutes out of every month so the vast majority of management of diabetes must be done by you at home. ...Read more

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Are amway weight management products effective?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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What should we do control our weight management?

What should we do control our weight management?

Low glycemic diet: The healthiest diet is a low glycemic diet. There is also evidence that adequate sleep, vitamin d and the proper probiotics contribute to maintaining normal weight. Exercise is important, and you can start slow; just take a walk every day. Keep stress low as stress hormones can contribute to being overweight. Drink enough water; sometimes the body confuses hunger with thirst. ...Read more

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What is the best management for bronchiectasis?

What is the best management for bronchiectasis?

Depends: There are several different causes of bronchiectasis and they would lead to different treatments. It would be best to identify the cause first and then specific treatment recommendations could be made. ...Read more

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Spondylosis - I need tips on management of this?

Spondylosis - I need tips on management of this?

Don't age but also: It is a x-ray term used to described normal aging process of the spine. It may not cause any symptoms. However, smoking and being overweight can accelerate rate of it occurring which can then lead to symptoms which are best managed by smoking cessation, weight control and regular exercise including core strengthening, flexibility and cardiovascular routines. ...Read more

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What are the guidelines for healthy weight management?

What are the guidelines for healthy weight management?

Good Diet & Exercise: Diet and exercise are the keys to weight management programs. However, 95% of the program is selecting the correct diet. Low fat diets are only partially effective and for only about 30% of the population. Low carbohydrate diets are the most effective for long term weight loss and management. Adding an appropriate exercise routine including resistance and cardiovascular training is essential. ...Read more

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Are you able to see patients and do med management online?

Are you able to see patients and do med management online?

To a certian degree,: Yes. The doc must have a license where the patient is, and the medical problems must be relatively straight forward. Know thius. It is a goodidea to see and establish a face to face relationship with a primary care doc. This isn't ment to replace that. We want to help, as much as we can. Your on-line doc will help you to understand what our limits are. All the best. ...Read more

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What is the role of physical activity in weight management?

What is the role of physical activity in weight management?

Exercise and Weight: Generally speaking when trying to change your shape you should use exercise for two purposes. To increase metabolism and to maintain muscle mass. It is not wise to use exercise as a weight loss tool since you can eat many more calories than you can exercise away. Lower your carb intake, eat frequent small meals or snacks and drink plenty of water. Work to keep your heart rate between 100-120 bpm. ...Read more

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