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Liquoe Is Adequate
Perineum: Care of the perineal area should focus on maintaining a clean and dry skin with prompt attention to fecal and urine contamination. Usually soap and water should suffice for cleaning. Application of a barrier ontment is sometimes necessary in elders with incontinence. Incontinence pads or diapers are not a good answer. ...Read more
Yes ...: Doxazosin (part of the Alpha Blocker family) works by relaxing the muscles around prostate and neck of bladder making it easier to pass urine. The indication for treatment is Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH), or prostatism. One common side effect is postural hypotension (low blood pressure) which is more common at higher doses. See ... patient.info/health/alpha-blockers ... for more information. ...Read more
Family Leave ACT:
Check this out for ideas:
http://www.Dol. Gov/dol/topic/benefits-leave/fmla. Htm. ...Read more
Varied healthy diet.: You can ensure you're getting adequate nutrients through a varied diet. Lean proteins, complex carbohydrates, fiber. Fruits and vegetables — all different types. Fish, nuts, while grains. Water. You can add a multivitamin, but this would only ad to an already varied, healthy meal plan. ...Read more
Most likely yes.: I'd change routes, maybe use 2-3 lb hand weights. But this would be adequate for most people. Just keep it up, even on rainy days! ...Read more
Vaccinations: Yes it is ok to be vaccinated more than once. ...Read more
Too late: There is no purpose for that since you don't have new teeth coming in. ...Read more
NGT/PEG/or I.V.: If general pts. Cannot eat enough calories by their mouths then a feeding tube may be paced in the stomach through the nose or mouth (temporal). If pt. Is requiring food intake for long periods of time then a gastrostomy tube may be placed through or via endoscopy directly into the small intestine or stomach. If pt. Cannot tolerate food in liquid form through tubes then I.V. Feedings exists (temp. ...Read more
Probably not: My general rule of thumb is ' if you can not get down to the floor and get back up on your own safely, then you should not be doing floor exercises... ...Read more
Complex: This is somewhat complex and will not all fit in 400 characters so I am creating initials. 1. Ischemic cardiomyopathy, i.C., with ejection fraction, ef, >30% but <35%, nyha class ii or iii, and >30 days post mi/revascularization. 2. Ic, ef <30%. 3. Ic, ef between 36-40% with inducible ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia, 4. Non-ic with ef <35% and nyha class ii or greater. ...Read more
When dictated by proper authority. When a valid dnr is brought forward. When it is not safe to continue or the rescuer can no longer perform.
Is this a test question? Please do not use my answer for your grade! ...Read more
What is the acceptable alluminum content in a human body and what are symtims of excessive alliminum?
Unreliable: Aluminum is stored mostly in bone, and doesn't circulate much in blood; aluminum levels are notoriously unreliable. If your doctor has a concern for this, he can order a Deferoxamine infusion test, and interpret to see (it is not as simple as a simple high/low value). Aluminum toxicity classically results in an anemia picture due to its effect on blood cell generation. ...Read more
Hoe safe and effective is chiropractics? Is there sufficient evidence that shows it is truly effective?
Safe for Spinal:
Chiro base their treatments on theory that if the bones in your spine are out of alignment, that can cause many medical problems, especially of the nervous system
most of them believe medicines and surgery should be the treatment of last resort some also use herbal therapy, nutritional therapy, physical rehabilitation and physical therapy.
Effective for back neck pain, no evidence for other conditio. ...Read more
Hi I am 60 years of age as per your opinion how much walk is sufficient for me to keep me healthy.?
20-30: As little as 30 minutes! Walking is the best exercise, preferably outdoors. ...Read more
What illnesses can occur if the body doesn't receive adequate amounts of water over a very prolonged time?
My vit d:27,now I take one pill about 10000 IU per week. Is it sufficient or should I take one more pill?
Vitamin D: Your vitamin D level is not too bad. You should be able to keep your vitamin D level OK with just 1000 units a day. Safe, generally less expensive, and very unlikely to cause you concern. ...Read more
I cannot determine cause of my diziness. Ongoing for three years. Have done multiple tests with no satisfactory diagnosis?
I've been supplementing with 28 mg of iron once a day. Is that an adequate amount to raise my ferritun level that is currently at a 9?
Unlikely, a low dose: Yet impossible to answer. Why? Results=a function of absorption food+any supplements minus body (especially bone marrow) usage & rate of loss (especially in red blood cells), thus very individual. Knowing requires more information & rechecking Serum Fe, ferritin & TIBC, etc. Common supplement dosages (e.g. Slow-Fe) is 2 x 160-325 mg/day, higher doses tending to induce constipation & GI problems. ...Read more
When Drs give test results, why would one refer to test results as satisfactory if normal? Why not good or excellent? (E.g In Echo results)
Test results: Test results are either normal or not not normal. There is no gradation of results as being super-normal. One does not get better than normal. ...Read more
Is 160 lbs an acceptable weight for a 22-year-old male who is 6 ft 4 in? I can't seem to gain more weight even if I force myself to eat alot.
It's fine: At 6 ft 4 in and 160 lbs, your bmi is 19.5 kg/m2. This is within what is considered normal range for bmi -- 18.5-24.9. Bmi is the ratio of weight in kilograms to height in meters squared and it is a pretty good measure of body fat in most people. Rather than force yourself to eat more than you need you could try resistance training if you want to gain some muscle mass. ...Read more