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Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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Can med students answer questions on healthtap, or just licensed physicians?

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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Can med students answer questions on healthtap, or just licensed physicians?

Licensed physicians: A select group of medical students can do the research and propose answers for questions on HealthTap. Next, their answers are verified, edited, and approved by licensed physicians on HealthTap. Finally, when such an answer is posted, an acknowledgment line appears under the answer, crediting the medical student for his assistance. HealthTap doctors enjoy mentoring medical students. ...Read more

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Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?

Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?

Yes: Other professionals with doctorate degrees that are on healthtap include: dentists, oral surgeons, pharmacists, podiatrists, and clinical psychologists. They are licensed by their professions. ...Read more

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Explain please telemedicine and equipments used for telemedicine?

Explain please telemedicine and equipments used for telemedicine?

Various: Telemedicine utilizes photo and video equipment as well as some robots helping the doctor to examine the patient at distance. In some cases, telemedicine is consultatory and you actually have another health care professional at the other end. Check the following link: http://www.Americantelemed.Org/i4a/pages/index.Cfm?Pageid=3333. ...Read more

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Question about medical records? Who owns them?

Question about medical records? Who owns them?

You do: The law in the us is that you own the information, the physician owns its physical form, and it can never be withheld from you. ...Read more

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Can residents and fellows join HealthTap to answer patient questions? Do their answers on HealthTap need to be reviewed and confirmed by an Attending?

Good question : people at Healthtap are really superb. Please call them and they can answer this and any question you may have. They are really there to help you and patients ...Read more

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What are the chances to fail in medical examination for visa interview? Visa interview

What   are   the   chances   to   fail   in   medical   examination   for   visa   interview? Visa   interview

May or may not.: If you are healthy all your life and you have normal chest x-p, I see no reason of failing visa interview. However, for example, if you have a abnormal shadow in the lung, you may be suspected of having TB. You may have to show more evidence to tell that your lung shadow is simply an inactive scar tissue, by providing older chest x-ps. ...Read more

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I am trying to understand how billing works for m.D.S performing a service or for pharma prescriptions in different settings(hospital, dr's office)?

I am trying to understand how billing works for m.D.S performing a service or for pharma prescriptions in different settings(hospital, dr's office)?

E&M codes: Mds bill for their services using e/ m (evaluation and management) codes. The code used depends on the level of service and the location that the service is provided (office, hospital, er). Mds can also bill for medications (not a prescription) that are administered, or procedure performed in the office. Medications administered in hospital or er are billed by the hospital, not md. ...Read more

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What questions must I ask a prospective sitter?

What questions must I ask a prospective sitter?

Check out:: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2011/05/12/questions-parent-ask-babysitter/

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Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Required by law: It is required by law & insurance contracts that they have with companies & that you signed with those same companies. They need to make sure you are who you say you are & that they have proof. Also, if there is any legal question in the future, they can prove that they verified your identity. Finally, insurance companies use this info to track your health & put it into a central database. ...Read more

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How private are online tests for anxiety disorders?

How private are online tests for anxiety disorders?

Impossible to know -: - too many variables, including the test, the website, the security of your computer, etc. A bigger issue however is the validity/usefulness of such "tests". Maybe they help you think further about the issue of anxiety, but you should not rely upon them. Get evaluated fully and properly by a specialist in mental health (physician and/or psychologist). ...Read more

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Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?

Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?

Some are: The DBQ application forms are a summary of the medical status of a veteran in relationship to claimed service connected disability. A team of contract physicians has been trained to perform these examinations and submit the DBQ forms. Some Health Tap doctors have had this training and can do this although the examinations are scheduled through organizations such as VES and QTC.l ...Read more

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Signed up for phlebotomy classes. Would patient care technician or dialysis be better?

Dr. Ted King Dr. King
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Signed up for phlebotomy classes. Would patient care technician or dialysis be better?

Up to you: It all depends on where your interests lie and what you like to do best. The only person who can really answer your question for you is you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drug test/background check/ hiring process question?

Can you tell me about drug test/background check/ hiring process question?

You are asking: for non-medical information best supplied by a human resource department manager. These processes are different for different companies and agencies. ...Read more

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Is there a good forum or website for med school students to ask questions if one is shy during clerkship?

Is there a good forum or website for med school students to ask questions if one is shy during clerkship?

Be more assertive: If you have questions...you need to ask. Not only is this important because your building a medical database that will help you break down medical problems presented to you in the future..but I'm sure your classmates have the same questions as you do. In addition, try to begin to rely on yourself..learn where to get the knowledge you seek independently. ...Read more

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Can doctors test for THC at prenatal visits without informing you first?

Can doctors test for THC at prenatal visits without informing you first?

They CAN do anything: Whether it's ethical is another story, and whether it is legal depends on what state you are in. Doctors do many tests without explaining the details to their patients, but those tests don't generally have the legal potential to cause harm as drug testing does. Some states (but not California, as far as I know) DO require testing of pregnant women, typically at childbirth. ...Read more

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Am I able to receive a mental health diagnosis through a text chat?

Am I able to receive a mental health diagnosis through a text chat?

At best a screening: Think about it. If you do, you'll see how unreliable it would be. Even with validated psychometric tests, experts differ often. Dx is seen by serious professionals is one of the greatest challenges. That said, once an experienced, well-trained pro does their 'thing' - they usually do have a good idea about the problems and best treatments. ...Read more

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I am willing to pay for help with this question: http://www.Psychforums.Com/sexual-addiction/topic104798.Html?

I am willing to pay for help with this question: http://www.Psychforums.Com/sexual-addiction/topic104798.Html?

Try an SSRI.: I would see your primary care doctor and try a ssri for your fixation. Prozac, lexapro, citalepram, Paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft. Each of them has a side effect of dulling your sexual appetite, which may help your ocd like habit. Get labs done prior and good luck. No payment needed :). ...Read more

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What are good discussion questions for family therapy?

What are good discussion questions for family therapy?

Ask about the dyads: Any question pertaining to the nature of the dyads in the family (one person to another) can be productive towards deepening the family therapy process. An example: "jimmy, tell us about how you and your mother get along these days." also, children can be extremely perceptive about the sources of family tension, so asking the kid(s) about their views on the presenting issues can be useful. ...Read more