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Doctor insights on: Paper Chromatography Health Risks

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What are the health hazards associated with the use of separation techniques like paper chromatography or distillation etc?

What are the health hazards associated with the use of separation techniques like paper chromatography or distillation etc?

Depends: These techniques are typically performed in a laboratory, where proper laboratory safety is exercised according to the requirements of the law and the host institution. Speak to your primary investigator, or the lab safety manager to be sure you are taught proper lab safety. The various chemicals you use each have an msds form, that tell you the health hazards of that reagent. ...Read more

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Does smoking plain paper affect health?

Does smoking plain paper affect health?

Yes: It is not healthy to inhale smoke of any origin. Why is one smoking smoking plain paper? ...Read more

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How can I organize my important documents including health records without using paper?

Computer documents: You can make a place on your computer (be sure you have good back up if this is to be your only record) to enter the data so that you can discard the records. Some paper records as such are required by the irs so get some advice from your accountant or tax attorney about which you can store electronically and which you have to keep as paper. ...Read more

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Is there an official research/paper declaring that an open working space causes demages for the health of workers?

Is there an official research/paper declaring that an open working space causes demages for the health of workers?

Nothing generic: That I am aware of. Which is good thing for farmers/ranchers/etc. In general, it is small / enclosed work spaces that pose potential risk to workers. ...Read more

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What are rules for destroying paper and electronic health records?

What are rules for destroying paper and electronic health records?

Depends: Active files have no expiration date but can be thinned for convenience. Generally files over 7 years old with no clinic visits can be backfiled or destroyed. There are no rules regarding electronic medical records since there is no space issue at work. I am sure some will be issued with time as the storage space on servers starts to become full. ...Read more

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Are electronic health records more dangerous or less dangerous than paper?

Are electronic health records more dangerous or less dangerous than paper?

? Definition: In what sense? I guess from a privacy standpoint they may be. Safety wise, much better. However, ehr's will only be as good, efficient and accurate as those who put the information into them... ...Read more

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How does too much gatorade effect your health. I drink 3 small bottles five days a week since I work at a paper mill.

How does too much gatorade effect your health. I drink 3 small bottles five days a week since I work at a paper mill.

Makes you gain wt.: The amount of gatorade is giving you too much sugars and carbs. These are empty calories that can only do you harm. ...Read more

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Are paper medical records more secure than electronic health records?

Usually 7 years: Paper charts- 7 years. This may differ by state. Advantage of emr is they can be preserved for ever. Paper charts may not be as secure as electronic charts if proper precautions are taken. ...Read more

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What are the regulations for destroying paper and electronic health records?

Usually 7 years: Paper charts- 7 years. This may differ by state. Advantage of emr is they can be preserved for ever. ...Read more

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What are the benefits for doctors to convert to electronic health records from a paper-based record?

What are the benefits for doctors to convert to electronic health records from a paper-based record?

No difference: Whether a doctor has emr or not, that should not impact patient care. There may be some advantages with emr in the long run. Easy transfer of records between specialists, ease of access from anywhere, legibility, prevention of medical errors/ decreased prescription errors etc. ...Read more

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Is it better to pick a doctor with electronic health records over paper charts?

Is it better to pick a doctor with electronic health records over paper charts?

No difference: Whether a doctor has emr or not, that should not impact patient care. There may be some advantages with emr in the long run. Easy transfer of records between specialists, ease of access from anywhere, legibility, prevention of medical errors/ decreased prescription errors etc. ...Read more

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Bm earlier, felt a sharp, cutting, feeling before it came out then red blood on toilet paper. Colon cancer? I'm 22 female. No health issues no fam his

Bm earlier, felt a sharp, cutting, feeling before it came out then red blood on toilet paper. Colon cancer? I'm 22 female. No health issues no fam his

Probably not: More likely a small tear, fissure, or hemorrhoid made to bleed by a hard stool or straining. Extra water, fiber, and stool softener will probably sort it out for you in a few days. It bleeding continues, see your doctor for exam. ...Read more

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Is having crooked teeth associated with future health complications? Please confirm with research study papers. Http://bit. Ly/icfbgp

Is having crooked teeth associated with future health complications? Please confirm with research study papers. Http://bit. Ly/icfbgp

Logic: Here's a slightly different approach to your knowledge quest. This is what a major Insurance company thinks about Orthodontic care. Https://www. Humana. Com/learning-center/health-and-wellbeing/healthy-living/dental-braces
Logically, if you put teeth and jaws where they belong, they function better, wear out less, are easier to clean, less expensive to restore, and, by the way, look better. ...Read more

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What is chromatography/ mass spectrometry in drug testing saw it on my bill?

What is chromatography/ mass spectrometry in drug testing saw it on my bill?

Name of technique: That is the name of the technique used to definitively chemically identify the substances found in the sample. ...Read more

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How long does alcohol stay in your you're urine when being tested by chromatography?

How long does alcohol stay in your you're urine when being tested by chromatography?

Alcoholism: Not one of the 50, 000 physicians here on health tap is interested in helping your prolong a situation where you are trying to beat an alcohol monitoring program. We believe in the solution of recovery; we believe in the health that comes in the fellowship of working with other alcoholics. Sobriety is not only possible it can be life saving. ...Read more

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Hello! What is the most informative method to detect STI? My doctor in Russia use Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. What do you think about that?

Hello! What is the most informative method to detect STI? My doctor in Russia use Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. What do you think about that?

Which One?: There are twelve different common Sexually transmitted infections. Gas Chromatography would not in any way be a diagnostic tool for any of them. Some are viral. Some are bacterial. Some or other infectious bugs. Some are only tested at the specific site of infection. Some circulate in the blood stream. I am sorry, but your doctor in Russia pulled a fast one on you. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to eat paper?

Is it unusual to eat paper?

Unless it is edible: Rice paper, then it certainly is not normal. Pica is eating materials that have no nutritional value. See your physician to determine if a nutritional deficiency is contributing to eating paper. If it isn't then please see a psychologist for therapy. This is a dangerous behavior because it could cause a bezoar & because of chemicals used to process many paper products. ...Read more

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I am doing a paper on how nutrition and the demonization of food.?

I am doing a paper on how nutrition and the demonization of food.?

You have my sympathy: You're being asked to take time in which you could be learning real, marketable skills to write about the politics of how we perceive food choices and obesity. This itself might be worth understanding, but the term "demonization" usually indicates a left-wing and nonscientific political agenda. To be successful, you need to find out the prejudices of your grader. ...Read more

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Hi! Could you perhaps explain to me why diets are generally ineffective? It's for my research paper.

Hi! Could you perhaps explain to me why diets are generally ineffective? It's for my research paper.

Yes: Many diets do not teach the person about lifestyle changes and long lasting changes that they can incorporate into their everyday life. Many go on crash diets with radical changes that cant be sustained over time. A lifestyle change would be to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fried and fatty foods. That is an attainable goal that could result in a more permanent weight loss. ...Read more

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How long deep paper cut heal?

How long deep paper cut heal?

Depends on lacation: It depends on location but usually all these will heal within 5 to 7 days if there is no infection or any other complication. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat toilet paper?

What happens if you eat toilet paper?

It can lead: To a bezoar which obstructs your GI tract. It is not a safe practice. ...Read more

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Hyperventilation, what size paper bag?

Hyperventilation, what size paper bag?

Whatever: Can you still find a paper bag? The idea is to build up co2 levels so the smallest bag that will cover both your nose and mouth and hold a good breath would work. But a big bag would probably work almost as fast if that's all you have. Plastic would not be a good idea. ...Read more

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Could germs stay alive or die on paper?

Could germs stay alive or die on paper?

A short time: Most types of germs (viruses and bacteria) do not live very long in unfriendly environments like a piece of paper. Some types live longer than others, and a few like the mycobacteria that causes tuberculosis can live a fairly long time outside of a body. There are spores, like botulinum spores that can live a very long time outside of a host. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I stop eating paper?

I need help! How do I stop eating paper?

Pica, eating non-: Food items for a month or more, is seen in many mental & developmental disorders. Like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, other Eating Disorders, family disorganization & Autistic Spectrum Disorder. See your PCP to rule out nutritional deficiencies, anemia, pregnancy, constipation & intestinal blockage. You need a psychiatrist & a psychologist for accurate diagnoses, therapy & possible medications. ...Read more

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I eat paper. How life threatening is this?

I eat paper. How life threatening is this?

Not life threatening: BUT a lot of chemicals in most paper that should not be ingested regularly or in large quantities. Bleaching agents, sizing agents, chalk, and finishing agents, to name a few. Specialty papers (toilet or facial tissue included) can contain perfumes, softening agents, dyes and other pigments. While there is some caloric value to cellulose, it is best to stick with food. ...Read more

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What does an incected paper cut look like?

What does an incected paper cut look like?

Red and tender: An infected paper cut would happen 2-3 days after getting cut and the surrounding skin would be red. It would also be tender to touch. ...Read more

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What do white paper balls in discharge mean?

What do white paper balls in discharge mean?

Male or female?: Will answer as if you are female. Am assuming that "paper ball" is just a descriptive term. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling >. ...Read more

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What to do if abnormal psychology paper topic?

What to do if abnormal psychology paper topic?

Write about: A topic like depression, schizophrenia, panic disorder, personality disorder, there is so much to write about within abnormal psychology ...Read more