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Children s medical center in dallas?

Children s medical center in dallas?

Please ask a ????: Yes there is a children's medical center in dallas.If you have a specific question related to this ? Or others please submit a separate question.Questions are not linked. Please read through any question you submit to the site before you send it in. ...Read more

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Should i go to primary care physician or to university counseling center for mental health care?

Should i go to primary care physician or to university counseling center for mental health care?

Counseling center: Will save some time, although you could consult with your physician if you want to go privately and want a referral. If there are medical issues as well as emotional ones, that might be a reason to consult with your doctor first. Otherwise, the counseling center will get you started in therapy sooner. Good luck and let us know how you do. ...Read more

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When must I go to urgent care vs the emergency department?

When must I go to urgent care vs the emergency department?

For Emergencies Only: Usually emergent situations are self-evident. Ex's. Include some forms of chest pain, significant head trauma, open fractures, intractable seizures, respiratory distress, debilitating abdomen pain with fever and mental status changes. Most other conditions can be handled at a urgent care. Once you've been evaluated by an urgent care physician he will direct you to the er if he/she has concerns. ...Read more

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Expat living in the philippines, where can I go for emergency medical care?

Expat living in the philippines, where can I go for emergency medical care?

Emergency care: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_999.html#medical i hold a monthly travel clinic for my patients with young children traveling to africa/asia. Always recommend immediately contacting local usa embassy/consulate if a medical emergency occurs. Also, have a list of local hospitals available. Expats have options of emergency evacuation medical insurance (can be found online). ...Read more

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Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

I suspect not: You have to have id to be properly cared for. If you do not have the proper id - they will attempt to bill you or your insurance. ...Read more

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Children s medical center of dallas?

Children s medical center of dallas?

Ask a ??? please.: If you enter a question into the site please make sure you review it & know it actually asks a question. Otherwise you have wasted your effort. ...Read more

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What's an emergency room ER observation unit?

What's an emergency room ER observation unit?

Short stay unit: An ed obs unit is usually a short stay unit- patients are placed there when they are expected to only be in the hospital less than 24 hours- depending on the unit- some may use it if you are expected to need even only 8 hours of ongoing care. It is a way to give you concentrated treatment an avoid a hospital admission. ...Read more

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Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for ny hospital ?

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Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for ny hospital ?

Medical records: Call they department of medical records and ask them the procedure to obtain. They should be able to help you. ...Read more

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Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for bellvue ny hospital ?

Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for bellvue ny hospital ?

Go there: The best thing is to go there and complete their records release form and show id. You can also send in proof of identity and a signed request for records - if they will accept that. Regardless, they are permitted to charge you a per page photocopying/printing fee. ...Read more

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Where would u have child's MRI w/sedation- children's hospital outpatient center or hospital? Imaging director said only difference is no "code team"?

Where would u have child's MRI w/sedation- children's hospital outpatient center or hospital? Imaging director said only difference is no "code team"?

Hard to say: Many facilities are unique in their approach to this issue and follow strict guidelines on who is present for such a study. In my area they require an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist be present whose only job is tending to the patient continuously. A code team down the hall doesn't seem better than a one on one with the leader of such a team. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?

I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?

Search online for...: Search online for concierge doctors or concierge physician companies, and see if any are local. There are companies that have sprung up and coordinate groups of concierge doctors. One can contact these companies to see if they have a doctor locally. Healthtap doesn't have a category called "concierge", but one can check on individual doctors here, if one already knows he or she is a concierge. ...Read more

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When should an itp patient seek emergency medical attention?

When should an itp patient seek emergency medical attention?

Bleeding: You should seek medical care when you notice an increase in the frequency or severity of bruising or bleeding. It does not necessarily require a visit to an emergency room, but you should at least contact your hematologist. ...Read more

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Can a minor go to a local community hospital ER unaccompanied by an adult?

Yes and no: If a minor presents with a life threatening emergency, they will be stabilized and then the parents will be called before further treatment. If they present with a non life threatening emergency the parents will be contacted before treatment. ...Read more

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Please suggest a cardiology doctor in houston, texas.

Please suggest a cardiology doctor in houston, texas.

Referrals-houston te: Look up dr mazin ghanim. Many cardiologists in houston with both ut and baylor medical schools, and the texas heart institute. ...Read more

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Under what conditions should I see the school's psychiatric services?

Under what conditions should I see the school's psychiatric services?

When you think of it: Depending on the school psychiatric services can be helpful with a variety of problems ranging from trouble studying to suicidal feelings. If you have a problem that you think even might benefit for psychiatric help its worth exploring these services which are usually free. Obviously if you feel great psychological distress e.g. Have suicidal ideas or sufficient anxiety the it interfere in fucntio. ...Read more

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What is my best option financially for seeing an urgent care doctor vs. Emergency room visit?

What is my best option financially for seeing an urgent care doctor vs. Emergency room visit?

Depends: If your problem is likely to be not very deep seated, an urgent care facility can be less expensive, and quicker. If the problem is life or functionally threatening and you might need sophisticated radiology and laboratory studies with a strong possibility of hospital admission, than you should go to an er. ...Read more