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Good for you: this isn't a question, so I cant answer. ...Read more
No: Standards of care refer to the normal & usual treatment of a medical condition in a community. Protocols by ahqr provide studies to streamline therapy for a specific disease in a large population. The latter may be used to justify or deny treatments which are expensive. ...Read more
I was assigned to find out about education requirements, licenses and certifications, salary ranges, and job opportunities for three different jobs in the health profession field. What are the positive aspects and the challenges in healthcare?
Aspects of healthcar: In health care, you are delivering advice, examining and questioning others with intentful Listening and treating accordingly. The jobs offer a chance to help others and make a difference. We now live In a digital world of record and diversity which with more regulations, can be a challenge, but still rewarding ...Read more
What changes have occurred in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities in preparation for boomers/?
See below: 20 yrs ago, seniors and their families had few options to turn to for long term assistance and support other than expensive, institutional-like nursing homes. Obamacare and other tweaks in the healthcare laws may allow seniors greater access to resident-centered options/in a facility that seems more like a residence than a hospital. ...Read more
Palliative care question: good reference guideline for end-stage COPD clinical/functional markers for poor response to CPR, and should recommend DNR?
COPD and DNR: I recommend going to uptodate and review what their recommendations are. This is the best source of good medical information I have found. When you read the sections on these issues you can also click on the reference to see the cited reference. ...Read more
Where are pg courses in diabetology available for doctors to train in diabetes mellitus management?
Annual meetings: Annual meetings of national groups such as the american diabetes association, the endocrine society, and the american association of clinical endocrinologists provide many seminars for reviewing current practice and learning about new treatments in the pipeline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What book is good to use in assessing medical criteria for admitting a patient in the hospital as an inpatient?
Milliman guidelines: Many use the milliman criteria.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Which is the best university in usa to study nurseing ( operating nurse first surgecal assistance)?
Nursing: I do not entirely feel qualified to judge. There are many great programs. The best seam to have medical school and hospital associated. But I have had the pleasure to work with a number of outstanding nurses over the last thirty years many trained in community programs. Much like being a doc its what's in your heart. Are you about the patient or is it just a job. ...Read more
Yes: Try googling it to see what other folks are saying who tried it. ...Read more
Complex answer. : Call hospital infection control coordinator for specifics. ...Read more
What are the names/title of the HCP who decides policy development in hospital? Ex: preventing patient falls by increasing staff on unit.
Different titles: Different hospitals and health care organizations use different specialists (ie nurses, internists, surgeons, etc.,) and different titles for this position. At our hospital it is a surgeon, and his title is Director for Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What basic considerations should a patient taking antipsychotics have regarding its diet/nutrition? (Very interested in Nutritional Psychiatry)
Usually the trial: Most clinical trials are arranged by the sponsor of the trial (usually a pharma company or device maker) who wants to satisfy fda requirements for approval. In most cases, the fees are paid by the company. Some even pay you for participation. In some cases such as cancer therapy, insurance will add some payment. If you have some illness, you can google it and trials to see if you are eligible. ...Read more
Any advantage to allowing insurance company to assign a rn to manage one's ongoing medical care and decisions?
Yes: If well trained, caring, thoughtful, & beholden to his/her expertise can bring doctor's concerns to insurance company & get case moved along. Unfortunately, as I have observed, such nurses sometimes get fired for not adhering to common insurance company posture of knee-jerk denials and cost savings. In any case the nurse enlarges target for the doctor's advocacy. So yes, get one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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