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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
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Disaster Preparation And Recovery (Overview)

Disaster preparation are all the activities and practices involved in preparing for natural disasters. This includes things like keeping a disaster preparedness kit, making sure your house is storm proofed, and knowing where shelters are in your community.


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What kind of food should I store in preparation for a radioactive disaster?

What kind of food should I store in preparation for a radioactive disaster?

All food: could potentially become contaminated when exposed to radiation. A radiation proof storage system is what you need for both food and water. Then, in addition to medical/sanitaton supplies you need emergency heat, lighting and communication sources. Also, in a nuclear disease you might need a geiger counter, gas mask(s), fallout meter, potassium iodide tablets, among other things. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
20 doctors shared insights

Disaster Preparation And Recovery (Overview)

Disaster preparation are all the activities and practices involved in preparing for natural disasters. This includes things like keeping a disaster preparedness kit, making sure your house is storm proofed, and knowing where shelters are in your community.


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How do I know if I need recovery?

Your asking: Just by the fact you are asking the question i suspect you need it. But in all honesty good for you to be at least thinking about it. Past that i dont know from what. Talk to your doctor or counselor. Short answer, recovery is a different way of life and can affect how you handle any situation better and without a substance. Not a bad place to be. Lots of people ready to help as well. ...Read more

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What's good for a workout recovery?

What's good for a workout recovery?

Warm down, rest: Warming down after a workout (light aerobic movement at low intensity) will help keep stiffness at bay. Resting worked muscle groups allows recovery. Best to work different muscle groups on consecutive days. Cross training ( switching from running to cycling, for example) helps avoid injury. ...Read more

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What's 12-step recovery program used for?

What's 12-step recovery program used for?

Any addiction: 12 step programs are used to recover from a number of addictions and compulsive behaviors, and are useful for friends and family members of addicts. ...Read more

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What should I expect during recovery at home?

More specific?: ...Recovery from what? I'd love to help, but this question is unanswerable. ...Read more

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Synovectomy recovery time?

Synovectomy recovery time?

3-4 weeks: Generally a patient can recover and return to work and sports after 3-4 weeks following a knee scope for synovectomy. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy what is recovery time?

Hysterectomy what is recovery time?

6 weeks: It can take 6 weeks for you to be back up to speed after a hysterectomy, although many patients are doing well after 2 weeks. It is important to move, but to not over do. Avoid lifting. Eat a nutritious well balanced diet and drink lots of water. If you have any problems, get in to see your surgeon. Take care! ...Read more

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What is recovery time for bronchoscope?

What is recovery time for bronchoscope?

Short: I am assuming you are referring to bronchoscopy -- a procedure where they sedate you and look into your lungs? This is typically a short outpatient same-day procedure and should not take long to recover. ...Read more

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Recovery time for a massive hemothorax?

Recovery time for a massive hemothorax?

That depends: We would need more information. Was this from trauma? Were there other injuries? What do you mean by massive? How much blood loss? Surgery? More details would allow for the response you need. ...Read more

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Fistulotomy recovery, what happens next?

Fistulotomy recovery, what happens next?

Heals inside out: expect 1 week of soreness and about 2-3 weeks of wound drainage. keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more

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