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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 do you believe meets the criteria for a mentally ill child to be hospitalized?

What do you believe meets the criteria for a mentally ill child to be hospitalized?

Harm: The criteria for hospitalizing any mentally ill person, child or adult, is if they are in danger of harming themselves or someone else or if they are in need of treatment that requires the sort of close care and observation that can only occur in hospital. ...Read more

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Anorexia (Tip)

Anorexia

You may have to be admitted to the hospital for observation. ...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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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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Bipolar disorder (Tip)

Bipolar disorder

People with bipolar disorder are always crazy, dangerous, and should be in the hospital. ...See more

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Would someone with mild atelectasis need to be hospitalized?

Would someone with mild atelectasis need to be hospitalized?

No...: Mild atelectasis, especially without symptoms, can be treated as an outpatient. The most important treatment is deep breathing and an incentive spirometer can help with this. Ask your doctor for one if you don't have one. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will I have to be hospitalized if I join a study on mood disorders?

Depends: It depends on the study...Most studies are out paient but some may require hospitalization...You have to check what the study design is, contact the people running the study. ...Read more

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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

To prevent blood clots in the legs after surgery, while in the hospital, walk 4 times a day. ...See 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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