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What would be a good way for me to go about volunteering in a childrens hospital?

What would be a good way for me to go about volunteering in a childrens hospital?

Call: In my professional experience, every hospital has had a volunteer coordinator who oversees the volunteer programs. Volunteers usually have to be screened and undergo some training once (and if) chosen. It is a beautiful thing for a person to do and I strongly suggest you call the hospital and explore how their programs work. ...Read more

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What would be your qualifications for working as a volunteer in a children's hospital? What would you look for?

What would be your qualifications for working as a volunteer in a children's hospital? What would you look for?

Generally: Someone who is understanding, compassionate, lots of patience, personable, always have a smile on his face, someone who listens, and love unconditionally. Someone who is uplifting, mature and responsible with a positive attitude! Someone who is a team player, is also important. ...Read more

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Does volunteering at a hospital and walking around count as exercise?

Does volunteering at a hospital and walking around count as exercise?

Absolutely: It does not count as aerobic exercise. For that, you would need to feel your heart rate increase and be maintained near maximum for 30" or so. Best way to tell without checking pulse is a bead of sweat. But compared to sitting at a computer like I am now, it is definitely exercise. Consider also taking the stairs and not the elevator. ...Read more

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Why do they let the hospital volunteers just walk in my room? It’s really annoying.

Why do they let the hospital volunteers just walk in my room? It’s really annoying.

Tell head nurse: You can limit or restrict people who go to your room. You still have to allow the nurses, and doctors to see you. Volunteers have an important function in hospitals. ...Read more

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Tuberculosis screening for volunteer at a hospital?

Tuberculosis screening for volunteer at a hospital?

Skin test: Usually as skin test is done to see if the person has been exposed to tb. If the skin test is positive, it is usually followed by chest x-ray to detect active infection. ...Read more

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Should I go to the hospital?

What is the problem: We can't answer your question without knowing the problem. ...Read more

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How does hospital do laundry?

How does hospital do laundry?

Several ways: Many hospitals have a department devoted to this - cleaning, drying, folding and distribution. Many also use external commercial laundries which pick up the linen and deliver it to the hospital. ...Read more

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What's the #1 hospital in the u.S?

What's the #1 hospital in the u.S?

It depends: It depends on what is being evaluated. Usually places like cleveland clinic, johns hopkins, mass general are at the top of most lists but a place like hospital for special surgery might be tops for orthopedics and/or rheumatology. ...Read more

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What are hospital delivery rooms like?

Depends on hospital: That depends on the hospital. Most have moved to private rooms that create a more homelike feel. Your local hospital website may have pics available for you to see. ...Read more

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Am I able to do a test a the hospital?

Am I able to do a test a the hospital?

Depends on what you: Are after? Not sure what test you think you need, best to discuss it with your GP. ...Read more

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Which hospital do you use for delivery?

Which hospital do you use for delivery?

Ask your doc: You should be getting regular prenatal check ups if you are pregnant. You will want to deliver at the hospital your doctor uses. Ask your doctor where to go. If you do not have a doctor you should make an appointment as soon as you can. You will want a hospital that has a labor and delivery unit. ...Read more

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How can I leav hospital, please tell me?

The door...: Unless you are suicidal or unable to make decisions on your own, you have the right to sign out of the hospital against medical advice any time you want. ...Read more

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Must I go to the hospital to have my baby?

Must I go to the hospital to have my baby?

No But....: ...Since there are often unpredictable birth complications to baby and/or mom, it is infinitely safer to deliver in a safer hospital settings. I have experienced several either fatal or permantly damaged babies delivered at home that most likely would have done well at the hospital. ...Read more

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Is the va a good hospital system to go to?

Is the va a good hospital system to go to?

Yes: Yes, the va is a good hospital. Many of the same doctors work in the va system as well as your local private hospitals. The only difference is this is an entity dedicated to serving the men and women who wear our flag. ...Read more

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How sick do I have to be to go to hospital?

How sick do I have to be to go to hospital?

It depends: It depends on judgement of your physician. However, if there are lots of hospitals in your area, you might be more likely to be admitted than if there were only few hospitals. ...Read more

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How to get myself admitted to the hospital?

Depends: Just because you might want to be admitted to that hospital does not mean you will be. That can be determined by you primary care doctor or an emergency room physician and is based on your symptoms and testing for your cheif complaint. ...Read more

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Is it weird that I love being at a hospital?

Love: It may speak to your desire to be cared for, is it possible you long for caring and understanding you are not receiving? Best. ...Read more

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What is the phone to st. Lukes hospital nyc?

Google it.: The time spent to write that entire question, you could have googled "st. Luke's new york" and gotten their website and contact information. This is not a medical question.

http://www. Stlukeshospitalnyc. Org/index. Aspx. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to stay in the hospital?

What to do if I have to stay in the hospital?

Relax: Try to understand what is going on. Ask questions, make sure you understand your options, if any. Make sure you understand who is your main doctor and who are the specialists involved in your care. Enjoy the ride! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of touring the hospital?

What are the benefits of touring the hospital?

Knowledge: Just knowing where you are going and what the rooms look like can allay fears and decrease anxiety. For many women this is their first time in a hospital and they may be frightened. ...Read more

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I dropped my baby should I go to the hospital?

I dropped my baby should I go to the hospital?

Dropped the baby: If ANYTHING seems unusual about the baby's behaviour, go to the hospital to have her checked over. If she seems to be acting normally, call her pediatrician and get her seen in the office today. If you have any concerns, go to the hospital. ...Read more

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What would happen if I ran away from hospital?

What would happen if I ran away from hospital?

AWOL: If u r committed to the hospital, under a detention order, being a danger to yourself or others, or unable to care for yourself due to mental illness, assuming u meant a psychiatric facility, then a warrant will be issued to bring u back. If u r voluntarily in a hospital, not sure why u would elope in the first place. ...Read more

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Cant I go to the hospital for multiple things?

Cant I go to the hospital for multiple things?

Depends: If you don't have a life threatening illness, it is best to see your primary care doctor first. Hospital ER is expensive and the doctor there is best at handling life threatening illnesses not minor medical problems or chronic issues like management of diabetes. ...Read more

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How much do babysitters get now? Hospital aides?

How much do babysitters get now? Hospital aides?

Market prices: Most jobs have negotiable salary requirements. These will vary with different areas of the country, and whether in urban or suburban areas. Best way to find out what you are worth is to contact individuals in your area and ask them how much they are getting, or at least provide a range of salaries for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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At what temperature should I go to the hospital?

At what temperature should I go to the hospital?

Fever: Fever itself is not an indication for needing medical care. More importantly are other symptoms or problems like dehydration, headache, nausea and vomiting. Fever is a normal part of your immune response. ...Read more

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Gf is in hospital, what can I do to cheer her up?

Lots: Be supportive and spend time with her. You can watch tv or play games. In many hospitals you can leave the floor to go to the gift shop or outside to a garden. And flowers go a long way... ...Read more

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I'm having trouble understanding my hospital bill?

Call the hospital: Billing department and ask them to explain it to you. ...Read more

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Can a hospital refuse care to a deathly ill person?

Can a hospital refuse care to a deathly ill person?

Not in USA: The federal law termed emtala mandates that you can go to any hospital emergency room and by law have to be treated irregardless of your monetary status until you are determined to be stable. They may discharge you at that point, but not before. ...Read more

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