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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
If acute and serious: There are many causes for delirium. Most common would be drug toxicity. This can be very serious and need acute medical care. Withdrawal from alcohol produces delirium that can cause serious medical complications. Infections of the brain can present with delirium and progress to coma. Patients with long standing psychiatric disease or dementia do not need hospitalization. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the illness, if your child can get out of bed, and if your child is being isolated due to infection. Many children's hospitals have games and other activities for the kids. If your child is confined to bed for now, books, music, games, and craft projects can help. Talk with the hospital staff as well to find out what might be available- videos, visiting volunteers, etc. ...Read more
Usually not: Usually all pre-donation tests are done on an outpatient basis. Unless if any tests were positive and they need to be taken care of that will preclude donation at this point. ...Read more
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
Yes: Until it is clear that the case of tetanus is, "very mild" and is not. In fact, progressive a person with tetanus should be hospitalized and treated with anti-toxin, antibiotics, and placed in a quiet, dimly lit environment, usually in an intensive care setting. If the disease is not progressive the patient can then be treated on a regular unit until recovered, . ...Read more
Blood: Need to see a doctor but unlikely need to stay in hospital...This is an office evaluation. ...Read more
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
Bioolar: Criteria are dangerousness to self or others, poor compliance with treatment, acuity level, inability to care for self, lacking insight, or legally mandated such as court ordered. ...Read more
Depends...: That depends what they are donating; surgical procedures would obviously require hospital stay for a few days. Check with your physician to get all the specifics. ...Read more
Yes: It does happen a great deal. This problem is best served by dbt. ...Read more
Resp virus: Human metapneumovirus is a newly diagnosed, yet very common contagious viral upper respiratory infection. It basically is a sister virus to RSV (respiratory synctial virus), but usually not as severe. Can use wheezing and labored breathing. Some kids can be hospitalized from it. No meds for the infection but Albuterol/Xopenox can be given for the wheezing. Hope they feel better! ...Read more
Yes: Friends are typically able to visit however the intensive care unit will likely have regulations on visiting hours and on what information can be divulged to non-family members. ...Read more
Do a diagnosis of acute pneumonia require hospitalization to a otherwise healthy 43 year old female?
My child was hospitalized for bronchiolitis at 3 months of age; are there long-term problems from it?
What to do if I have been hospitalized for one before not sure if being prone for getting them will effect my fertitly?
Sorry?: Hospitalized for what? What is your question? Submit again with your question and I'll be glad to try answering. ...Read more
When I was two, I was hospitalized with poly nephritis. What is it, how did I get it & should I expect complication in the future from it?
"poly" vs "pyelo": I am willing to bet that the condition was "pyelonephritis" (an infection of the collecting system of tubules in your kidney, rather than "poly nephritis." at the age of 2, it is easier for a bladder infection to spread up to the kidney. Having a bladder infection at 2 usually means your predisposed to have more. But, if you didn't, and are now grown, you are probably fine. Blood tests can tell. ...Read more
I'm 16 and have migraines for 4 months and have tried many medication and ruled out other problems. What can i try now? Should I be hospitalized?
Some approaches: Easiest was to help migraine is to break up pattern, and OTC remedies have worked very well in my experience. Using riboflavin, Co-Q10, butterbur, feverfew, or rarely magnesium on regular basis may prevent the HA's. I doubt your doctor would be interested in placing you within hospital environment, as a good headache specialist can truly create an impact as outpatient. ...Read more
I had pancreatitus about 5months ago and was hospitalized. But still in pain. Have lost 35 lbs.What should I do and medicine I should take to help it?
Should i go to the e.R.? I have had 2 hospitalizations for pancreatitis in the last 6 months. I am currently having the same symptoms again only milder but getting worse. Should i wait until it gets real bad or should I go right in?
Pancreatitis : You should see a pancreas doctor , as soon as possible . Go to er if you are really sick , this can be serious. ...Read more
Individual experienc: Because each person is unique, being hospitalized in a psychiatric facility would be a little different for each one. But generally the person would be in a protected space where a good evaluation of his/her difficulties could happen, and where an effective treatment plan could be developed. A team of psychiatrists, nurses, psychotherapists, social workers, aides, etc would care for the person. ...Read more
Not often: An uncomplicated UTI is typically treated with antibiotics as an outpatient. If the infection is severe, has failed outpatient treatment or has spread to the kidneys, then inpatient treatment is sometimes necessary. ...Read more
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