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Hand Hygiene In Healthcare Settings
Staff supervision: Just what it implies, a supervisory capacity in nursing home care and management. ...Read more
Healthcare is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, allied health, and other care providers. It refers to the work done in providing primary care, secondary care and tertiary care, as well ...Read more
Which government department is responsible for maintaining a hygenic environment in a deep residential area?
Deep residential are: I do not know what a deep residential area is. Do you mean in a bomb shelter or in a silo for missiles? Talk to your commander. ...Read more
The public has access to a preeminent listing of lawyers in a 2 set volume (martindale) recognized by the profession. Dental equivalent in florida?
Doesn't exist: The florida dental association or local dental society can provide a list of dentists for you. For dentists who have gone above and beyond in their learning, check the academy of general dentistry. However, just because your dentist is not listed, does not mean he or she is not amazing...Not everyone chooses the same path to clinical excellence. Ask friends and neighbors who is good as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?
Communication: Just like any other industry or job, you have to be able to communicate accurately and effectively with others. Medicine is no different. ...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
Flu prevention with hand sanitizers . . . Is there a problem with all the chemicals ending up in our lakes and streams?
EVERYONE and some...: Everyone uses healthcare at some point in their lifetime--whether seeing a doc, getting your eyes checked, teeth cleaned, or buying some Motrin for headaches, we all consume healthcare dollars. Companies making medicines, equipments, build hospital/medical offices, ambulances, healthcare providers, and other workers are part of the system. It is the largest sector. I need more space to explain.. ...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
We hold live web chats with our Emory Healthcare doctors and care team members on a regular basis to give our community an opportunity to interact in ?
Live chats: That sounds really good. A lot of universities are implementing video conferencing. It is good for folks since they can avoid traveling. It saves time, it saves gas, and it gets people together more easily. Hopefully there will be more opportunities for everyone to benefit from this technology. ...Read more
See below: If your loved one has not received proper hygiene care, please contact either unit manager, supervisor of nursing or director of nursing. If not helping, please contact administrator. If you feel that the whole place is not helping for the loved ones, then you have the right to report to the state department of health for possible abuse/neglect. ...Read more
Is there a land-grab ("partnering") of the community hospitals by academic medical centers in your neck of the woods? It's bad here in sf bay area.
Not here: My smaller community is distant from any academic medical center and the process is not as active. I did see the process destroy the private medical community in galveston after i left. A lot of "partnering" is pushed locally by the two local hospitals within their selected referral destinations. Nurseries and wards have hot lines to the referral hospitals. ...Read more
Do employers stay in touch with the doctor after turning in an employee medical certification form for fmla?
Sometimes: Aometumes they do request our records regarding the patients follow ups at our office. ...Read more
After specific tasks: In new york state, workers are required to wash their hands after: taking out the garbage, clearing tables or busing dirty dishes, touching soiled aprons or clothing, touching anything that may contaminate the hands, sneezing, coughing or using a tissue, smoking, eating, drinking or chewing gum, using any cleaning chemicals, using the restroom, handling raw food, touching hair, face or body. ...Read more
Might it be that a a dental nurse with certificate 3 in dental assisting (australia) work as a dental nurse in the uk?
Dental Nurse: Not sure although i would think the skill set is the same, however, australia has an age limit if a uk citizen wants to go there to work and the age limit is 30. You should check to see if there is the same rule for an australian going to the uk. Good luck. ...Read more
They like it: What fits them doesn't mean it is best for us. Too much delay for most americans. ...Read more
Not increasing: I don't know about uk, but in the us there has been an overall decrease in mental hospitals over the past 30 years. There is also a sparsity of outpatient mental health facilities all over the us. Unfortunately, there is an under supply of psychiatrists and other mental health providers. ...Read more
I work in healthcare. My latex gloved hand accidentally went in a bedpan full of urine of an AIDS(not HIV) patient. Do I need to be worried? thanks!!
Don't worry;be happy: . . . Happy because you followed glove guidelines; gloves are effective barrier to HIV & other infections. Let me add: 1) even if not gloved, risk is low because very little virus in urine and your skin,if intact,is barrier too; 2) if there was contact through skin (real risk to you), post-exposure prophylaxis can be very effective but only if started IMMEDIATELY. If ?,tell super or HR immediately ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
worried HPV transmission via hand job. There was a client before me , not sure about the masseuses hygiene.got a massage for 15 minutes prior to it?
Not possible: Stop worrying. Next time use your own hand. ...Read more
Can I babysit my sister's newborn if I have genital herpes and adhere to strict hand hygiene and not kiss the baby?
If your healthcare provider had multi-resistant organisms on their hand and touched your pimple, can they get into your body? (mrsa, vre, esbls, mbls)
If they did not: Clean their hands and did not wear gloves, it is possible. If they did either of those, then the chances are tiny. Mrsa is something that is almost ubiquitous now, can pick it up anywhere and abscess or pimples often are colonized with it in already colonized individuals. All that being said, it is possible. ...Read more
It's possible to get OCD in 1 month? I was really normal in Hygiene Question, but after my mom get Pink Eye, i can't stop washing hands and my face.
Right middle finger painful to bend past 3 days. Pain 6/10. Mainly between middle joint and top joint. Slightly swollen. No redness. No injury. Work in a healthcare setting as housekeeper. Had no open wounds that are visible. Not sure why it hurts.
Pulled muscle in my back (3weeksago) fell in snow hurt my knees &wrist very painful. I'm healthcare assistant bending down and up alot. Neel help?
Muscle spasm: Anti inflammatory meds and local moist heat will help you get well faster. Good Luck ...Read more
Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?
Is hep c contagious and if someone gets it could you ever be cured from it? I work in healthcare setting and im stressing over it.
Yes and yes...: Hepatitis c is a viral infection passed via the parenteral route i.e. Blood. The blood of the infected person must get into the blood of the recipient for transmission to occur. Risk factors include IV drugs, tattoos, tainted blood transfusions, body piercings and multiple sex partners. There is treatment for hepatitis c for many successful treatment represents a cure. Good luck! ...Read more
Limited: Doctors less and less are moving to rural areas due to the incredible debt they get from medical scvhool. Rural health care is more, and more from physician extenders like nurse practitioners and physician assistants. There is also less funding for rural hospitals and rural public health. So the status is getting less favorable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's not Obama's: America is the most short-sighted country on the globe. Our presidents have actively tried to change the system going back to truman. I led town hall meetings/discussion panels before last election. Obama had the right ideas to make real change, but one by one the teeth were removed, 1st by insurance lobby, then by pharmaceutical lobby, using senators lieberman & snow, and others. Sick society. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MeetingPlace & Tools: Present at any location to which people go (or from which come from) as part of initial assistance for others concerned about their health with the goal of recognizing &assisting others with perceived problems with soul?mind?brain?body functioning. This includes all the tools for assisting with evaluation, diagnosis &treatment of symptoms &underlying disease, as recognized &addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Healthcare is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, allied health, and other care providers. It refers to the work done in providing primary care, secondary care and tertiary care, as well as in public health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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