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Community acquired pneumonia?

Community acquired pneumonia?

CAP: The name given to pneumonia which is contracted while a person is dwelling in the community- outside the hospital. As opposed to hap - hospital acquired pneumonia, vap - ventilator associated pneumonia, etc. ...Read more

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What is community-acquired pneumonia?

Gotten outside hosp: Community aquired pneumnonia is a term used by doctors to decribe pneumonia in those who have not been in a hospital recently. Patients in the hospital are exposed and pick up germs, and can get pneumonia with bacteria that do not typically cause pneumonia in others. Cap is a pneumonia that can be aquired by anyone. Symptoms are similar, the bacteria responsible & thus antibiotic selection differs. ...Read more

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Where can I find rates of MRSA in our community?

Where can I find rates of MRSA in our community?

Ask dept. of health: Community MRSA rates may be hard to get, but hospital rates should be available through the infection control office. ...Read more

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What is the definition of pneumonia in community?

What is the definition of pneumonia in community?

Aquired by somone: Community acquired pneumonia is a lung infection that one acquires out in the community - you catch it from someone out there who gives you the bug that causes it. ...Read more

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Will my community warn me if a tornado is coming?

Community waning: Know your community's warning system. Communities have different ways of warning residents about tornados, with many having sirens intended for outdoor warning purposes. ...Read more

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As a caregiver, how can I get support in my community?

Ck with local Hosp.: You can start by calling your local hospital and asking for the social service department. They would have the information regarding local avenues you can pursue, and possible help getting services depending on your specific health insurance as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do food programs boost the health of the community?

How do food programs boost the health of the community?

Unclear question: Availability of healthy, fresh foods in the neighborhood may facilitate healthy eating by the members of the neighborhood. ...Read more

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How is the community health centers funded? Pro choicers?

How is the community health centers funded? Pro choicers?

Community health ctr: There are 2 separate questions here. I will provide info for one. Funding for community health centers varies. However, the federal government is one source of funding. You can read this article for the bigger picture: http://www.Hhs.Gov/recovery/programs/hrsa/index.Html. ...Read more

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For aids to spread through a community what would it take?

For aids to spread through a community what would it take?

Sexual or blood : Hiv/aids is spread through sexual contact or through blood contamination (as in transfusion or dirty needles). So for it to spread through a community, the inhabitants must be exposed in these ways to the virus. It doesn't spread like the flu or in the water supply. ...Read more

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Are there any low cost community health centers besides boh?

Are there any low cost community health centers besides boh?

Location: Depends on your location, community health centers in usa are set up as safety net, to provide quality care to underfunded or non funded clients. ...Read more