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Hospitalization - when and why is it necessary?

Hospitalization - when and why is it necessary?

Monitoring: Hospitalization is necessary when one's condition is serious enough to warrant 24/7 monitoring of a particular health issue. This will depend on the seriousness of the problem, the ability or inability to care for this problem at home, and the probability of worsening of the condition. ...Read more

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What happens at partial mental hospitalization?

What happens at partial mental hospitalization?

This is intensive: Psychiatric treatment program which may be daily and last for much of each day. The participant is able to return home at the end of each day. ...Read more

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Treating Neutropenia (Tip)

Treating Neutropenia

Decrease to less than 500 neutrophils needs protective isolation and hospitalization venous antibiot. ...See more

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How serious does your mental health have to be for hospitalization?

How serious does your mental health have to be for hospitalization?

You have to be : Usually you have to be suicidal/homocidal or have problems caring for yourself to the point where you qualify for grave disability- if that happens, you are hospitalized. Professionals look for certain criteria and then decide to keep you. The decision is based on what is best for you and the long term. ...Read more

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Help please? What is partial mental hospitalization?

Day programs: Patients still live at home, but attend daily programs that include individual and/or group therapy among others. ...Read more

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Od procedures--what happens when someone is hospitalized for an od?

Od procedures--what happens when someone is hospitalized for an od?

That depends: There are different protocols depending on the type of overdose. Some types of overdose may require activated charcoal. A nasogastric tube may be necessary. Sometimie emesis is induced. Inraveonous fluids are usually provided. ...Read more

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Why do I experience near syncope so often? Like multiple times a day? What can I do to make this better, was already hospitalized once.

Why do I experience near syncope so often? Like multiple times a day? What can I do to make this better, was already hospitalized once.

Please repost.: A cardinal rule of medicine is that treatment requires knowing the cause. You can't "make this better" without knowing the cause. Please repost & include the "workup" so far: What tests & studies have been done & what do your doctors think? ...Read more

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Could a sociopath have a breakdown and be hospitalized for it?

Could a sociopath have a breakdown and be hospitalized for it?

Yes.: Sociopaths can and often have other conditions like bipolarity that may lead to 'breakdowns'. The will get depressed often after being 'caught' or exposed for their misdeeds. Depressions are often short-lived and not deeply felt or experienced given the nature of their sociopathy. ...Read more

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Do you end up hospitalized if you start having brown-colored urine?

Do you end up hospitalized if you start having brown-colored urine?

Blood: Need to see a doctor but unlikely need to stay in hospital...This is an office evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you know when to be hospitalized when you have influenza type b?

How do you know when to be hospitalized when you have influenza type b?

When your doc says: When to be hospitalized is a decision that only your doctor can make based on not only your symptoms but also your overall history and health. In this case, the reasons for hospitalization would likely revolve around supporting your respiratory function. Don't try to be your own doctor. If you're having problems, go see your doc right away. ...Read more

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