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Where to find information on patient safety for elders?

Where to find information on patient safety for elders?

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

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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?

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

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Any sites have some specific info on art therapy?

Any sites have some specific info on art therapy?

Resources: The american society for reproductive medicine is an excellent resource. You can also follow me on twitter, facebook, my website www.Drhernsndezreyivf.Com. ...Read more

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Question regarding privacy between 17 year old patient and doctor?

Question regarding privacy between 17 year old patient and doctor?

Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to provide basic background on your issue and ask a clear related question. Just raising an issue, with no clear question or background does not work.The physicians on this platform donate their time to answer questions. Any fees on wordy posts support the site. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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I want information regarding disease? Is mayo site good?

I want information regarding disease? Is mayo site good?

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

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Is their a website that has posts nutrition facts for everything?

Is their a website that has posts nutrition facts for everything?

Yes!: This is one of the best websites i've found for analyzing nutritional data of foods. http://nutritiondata.self.com/. ...Read more

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The latest information on fibromyalgia?

The latest information on fibromyalgia?

Mostly new drugs: The newest fibromyalgia information mostly for treatment still remains exercise and a good sleep cycle. We continue to use antidepressants with Cymbalta being used commonly secondary to its pain relief effects. We also now have savella (milnacipran) and I have had mixed results with the drug. Lyrica and Neurontin are also still used for the treatment of the pain. Stay positive and exercise. ...Read more

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I read something on the information sheet that said "meningococcal (type c) conjugate vaccine" what does that mean?

I read something on the information sheet that said "meningococcal (type c) conjugate vaccine" what does that mean?

Way vaccine made.: This refers to how the vaccine is made. The meningococcal conjugate vaccines are made by chemically linking the capsular polysaccharide antigens individually to a protein. The vaccines do not contain live bacteria.Meningococcal conjugate vaccines are believed to give better protection and are more effective in young children than the original polysaccharide vaccine. ...Read more

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What is the best web site platform to store personal medical records?

What is the best web site platform to store personal medical records?

Several: Not sure how many websites we have. One of them practice fusion. Google web site lists all the sites. Be sure that they are secure website. ...Read more

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Where to submit donations concerning research for tooth regeneration?

Where to submit donations concerning research for tooth regeneration?

None that I know of: Dude what are you asking about? I see your condition is stating suicide, are you looking to commit some type of harm to yourself and hope that if you leave your teeth to a study on tooth regeneration all would be forgiven by the people around you? Let me tell you something, people who know you and care about you will not forgive you because you did "such a noble deed". Call someone now! ...Read more

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Any new information regarding infantile spasms?

Any new information regarding infantile spasms?

Doctors: This is a good, but complex question. The best answers should come from your pediatrician or a pediatric neurologist for facts and the proper context. ...Read more

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Sudden deaf (SSHL): Is there anyone here who is REALLY updated with some NEW info about it / NEW treatment except for steroids/hyperbaric/hear aids??

Sudden deaf (SSHL): Is there anyone here who is REALLY updated with some NEW info about it / NEW treatment except for steroids/hyperbaric/hear aids??

SSNHL: Much new info has come out in the past year including intratympanic steroid injections. The key issue is early intervention. MRI important. Look up new info in journals: Otolaryngology head and neck surgery and laryngoscope ...Read more

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Where can I find information on clinical trials for alzheimer's disease?

Where can I find information on clinical trials for alzheimer's disease?

Several web sites: Clinicaltrials.Gov , the alzheimers disease website has a research link where you can find clinical trials. Also if there is medical school near you, check the web site for research or call the school and ask for the officeof research. They should be able to direct you to the correct department that is running the study. ...Read more

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Are there any websites with information about transfusion dependent patients and their response to vaccines?

Are there any websites with information about transfusion dependent patients and their response to vaccines?

References only: Pubmed has scientific articles. No specific websites i know of. Blogs like health tap may assist you. ...Read more

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My daughter has cleidocranial dysostosis & i'm always researching & looking for information. Any available or new information would be appreciated.

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

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Describe the importance of data protection and the access to patient records?

Describe the importance of data protection and the access to patient records?

Privacy: Patients medical information should be strictly between themselves and their doctors. Some allowance should be made for sharing with other doctors involved in their care. Currently the government and insurance companies have open access. The issue of data privacy is person but would be obvious for patients with mental illness, AIDS, and any condition embarrassing to themselves. ...Read more

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