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Yes: The mayo clinic website is one of the places that i turn to for medical information. www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/homepage. ...Read more
On the information sheet, it says " meningococcal (type c) conjugate vaccine" what does that mean?
Start with this link: http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthfiles/hfile23a.stm This has the answers you seek. ...Read more
Internet: While the internet has its drawbacks, it also has its advantages. If you can be more specific about what you mean buy "patient safety" it can help refine the search. I do suggest looking at www.Mercola.Com as a beginning place for information and expand out. Most states have a council on aging so the dept of health website may also have some useful information. ...Read more
For a State Agency safety written program update I'm researching, looking for a credible answer & source; is there currently a poison ivy vaccine?
I doubt it: people may be working on it. one approach: Arch Dermatol Res. 1999 Dec;291(12):652-8. ...Read more
Confidentiality: There is no reason to expect anything except complete confidentiality regarding your visit and your results from an std clinic. Be aware, however, that the centers for disease control and prevention require reporting for cases of hepatitis, gonorrhea or syphilis. In those cases, your name will be provided to the health department to follow up on treatment for you and any partners. ...Read more
Why does it appear that dieticians download patient nutrition info from a standard template that popular on-line sites have? Case-by-case has ended?
Nutrition: In the nutrition world one size does not fit all - so I agree with you. Sadly, it is unlikely that the dietitians who have a fixed "menu", will ever change. How about you doing some online reading and getting a good item out to the folks who need more help. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
Mostly good info.: For the most part, government sites like the cdc (centers for disease control) and the nih (national institute of health) have good, reputable and current information. The sites of each specialty society are also good resources. It's great that you have a discerning eye towards good online health information! ...Read more
My daughter has cleidocranial dysostosis & i'm always researching & looking for information. Any available or new information would be appreciated.
Her are some info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/cleidocranial_dysostosis http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/file:cleidocranial_dysplasia_teeth.Jpg http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/file:cleidocranial.Jpg http://www.Medicinenet.Com/cleidocranial_dysplasia/article.Htm http://www.Malacards.Org/card/cleidocranial_dysplasia https://www.Wikigenes.Org/e/gene/e/109920.Html http://www.Usmlesteponewiki.Com/index.Php?Title=cleidocranial_. ...Read more
Is information showing length of life of your ancestors on a public site available to insurance actuarial scientists?
Yes: If you can find it, so can they! ...Read more
Somewhat: You must always temper the overinformation barrage from the internet with common sense as well as the understanding that you are not a dr. And therefore cannot sift through this. Very little meningits is contagious- yet those which are contagious are very bad. It requires a trained medical professional to work all this out and make an informed decision as to contagion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please find full updated list on all DNA, Antibodies, Antigens, and Proteins. Need text files for research projects. Links would help!!
NIH: AMA. Library of Congress- not this forum. ...Read more
What happens to colonized resistant bacteria (eg: esbl kleb) when trachee decannulated? Technical & references/links appreciated.
Varies with patients: If a person had a trach and got it removed, and then healed up and resumed normal, natural clearing of mucus and microorganisms, that person should be able to be free of bacteria in the trachea and lungs (regardless of whether the bacteria is antibiotic resistant or not, because the human body doesn't know about antibiotic resistance). If the person remains abnormal, then some bacteria may remain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not enough yet: I think that social media will prove helpful, but their sue so far is far too limited. However, much good (as well as bad) information can be found on the web. See www.Jpc-se.Org to learn about developing policy issues. (i am the chair of that international committee.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
American heart association medical journal just posted an article - small research study states that they have found new autoantibodys that are specific 2 pots patients, :) more research being done :)?
Research POTS: Yes more research is being done.Get a more detailed answer ›
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