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Primary care or gyn: Primary care physicians or obstetricians & gynecologists. ...Read more
Should be a team: For many patients with multiple or complex medical problems several specialist may be indicated to work with the patient and their primary care physician for optimal diagnosis and treatment. Physicians of different specialties most certainly can and should complement each other as long as they stay within the scope of their expertise. ...Read more
Ask: Go in with the patient you are providing care for, explain your situation and problems, and ask for what you need. ...Read more
It depends: This depends on what kind of healer you're looking for. Each type has organizations listing practitioners in geographic areas. The american holistic health association http://www.Ahha.Org/ is a possible start. Also american holistic medical association: http://www.Holisticmedicine.Org/ you can also ask your doctor if s/he knows credible practitioners. Most communities have online resources. ...Read more
Address whole person: Holistic practitioners treat the whole person: mind, body & spirit in the context of their environment. They search for the underlying causes of illness, and pay attention to the role of diet, lifestyle and mind-body interactions. They tend to use nutrition, herbs and other natural therapies in conjunction with standard treatments. See http://www.Holisticmedicine.Org/content.Asp?Pl=2&contentid=2. ...Read more
Many : Psychologist, psychiatrist, family doctor, neurologist, neurodevelopmental physician. Usually, the treatement is done through a team approach, using as many resources as are available in the patient's community. ...Read more
Why do alternative health practitioners test for candidiasis while traditional mds don't focus on it as a condition effecting the GI system?
It makes money: There was a book called "the yeast connection" that blamed a plethetra of ills on yeast colonization and infection. This was pseudo-science and was never proven. It was similar to the pseudo-diagnoses of chronic lyme disease and chronic epstein barr virus infection which have never been shown to exist or cause disease but are still believed by many people fooled by charlatan doctors. ...Read more
Has managed care influenced or changed the way in which healthcare provider make medical decisons?
Money: Managed care, puts a premium on the dollars spent and forces the doctor to use this in decision making as well as seeing more patients per time unit which limits the face time with patients and increases the possibility of error and misjudgment. Do you prefer medical decisions made by high paid stockholder dependent bureaucrats (the current system) or low paid taxpayer dependent bureaucrats? ...Read more
Does anyone think managed care actually improved the way in which a healthcare provider make medical decison?
Managed care: Managed care assumes physicians are wasteful with health care resources, and need a watchdog. It's become a 3rd party between patients and their doctors, deciding what appropriate care should be -- or at least limiting payment for it. I've been on the phone with such companies for hours, on behalf of my patients. It's never helped me make better decisions, but has sure absorbed my time. ...Read more
Research: Find out what doctors are covered by your insurance and accepting new patients. Ask your primary care doctor which doctors they recommend or do an online search to look for highly rated doctors. I've found the best way is to ask your friends who they see, they will give you the real scoop. ...Read more
As used, yes.: Yes, bls and cpr-hcp are the aha and arc versions of the same course. ...Read more
Sleep center: No one seems to be responding to you. Restless legs is a very common disorder. It is now being treated by sleep centers. A sleep study can determine how serious it is, and then treatment can be recommended. Have your primary doctor refer you to a sleep center covered by your insurance. ...Read more
Yes!: Google the american podiatric medicine association (apma) you'll find more information on the role a podiatrist plays in public health. ...Read more
Depends: That really depends on what you are taking and if you have any medical problems. Generally at least 2-3 times per year is reasonable. If there are side effects from medicine even more. ...Read more
Hygiene: Longer nails are harder to keep clean. ...Read more
What is the best way to choose a healthcare provider? How do I decide on the best place to give birth?
Ask your friends: This is usually the best way, since people you know and trust can give you an honest opinion on their experience with healthcare providers and hospitals where you may be interested in delivering. That being said, you should still check to be sure your providers are properly credentialled and the hospital is also properly certified. ...Read more
I am a unpaid healthcare provider for my mom. She has ms, i live with her now and i need any answer i can get as to how to help.
SOME APPROACHES: First contact the closest ms society office and network via phone or computer. Contact her neurologist and/or regular physician, and ascertain that her main meds are appropriately potent enough, and that her symptoms are adequately controlled. Have her follow a low fat, low salt diet, with vitamin d supplements. Help for a walker or wheelchair if necessary can be done via mss. Get e-mail update. ...Read more
Yes: If you're having trouble because the drops burn or hurt, you should contact your doc. They may be able to replace it a less irritation drop. If you physically can't put the drops in, have someone do it for you. Or lay on your bed and drop it in the corner of your eye and then open your eyes. Either way, let you doc know. ...Read more
If your healthcare provider had multi-resistant organisms on their hand and touched your pimple, can they get into your body? (mrsa, vre, esbls, mbls)
If they did not: Clean their hands and did not wear gloves, it is possible. If they did either of those, then the chances are tiny. Mrsa is something that is almost ubiquitous now, can pick it up anywhere and abscess or pimples often are colonized with it in already colonized individuals. All that being said, it is possible. ...Read more
My helathcare provider says that with graves I would have tachicardia. No tachicardia no graves. Is that true, because I have suddenly next to no TSH and hyperthyroid symptoms with hashimoto. Also inflamed thyroid like hashitoxicosis. Healthcare provider
Not necessarily: People with hyperthyroidism usually have tachycardia, but lack of this does not rule to hyperthyroidism. Hashimoto can go through hyper to normal to hypothyroidism. There are other blood tests to corroborate hyperthyroidism. Any lab result needs to interpreted in the clinical context and it would be prudent to discuss the results with your doctor. ...Read more
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Http://www.hhs.gov/: The department of health and human services (hhs) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. ...Read more
Service dog: Sure, if prescribed by their Psychiatrist as part of their therapy. ...Read more
Anyone can file a comlaint against a doctor, hospital, clinic, etc.
A doctors credentials are also available online for you to see on your state's medical website. ...Read more
Yes: These are highly contagious diseases and it becomes a public health issue. ...Read more
It is more likely to: Qualify as an emotional support animal. Ada does not deem an emotional security animal to be a working service dog.Emotional support animals are not restricted by species (dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, miniature pig, monkey, snake, hedgehog, rat, mouse, bird, etc. Emotional support animal prescription letters must be signed by licensed mental health profession. ...Read more