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What would a smac be performed in?

What would a smac be performed in?

A computer: I'm not sure if I'm taking your question TOO literally, but a SMAC stands for Sequential Multiple Analysis Computer). So the test is performed in a SMAC. The laboratory takes a blood sample and then the technician puts that sample in the SMAC, which tests your blood for either 12 or 20 chemicals in the blood depending on if its a SMAC 12 or 20. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do you perform CPR?

How do you perform CPR?

Complete instruction: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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How is moxibustion performed?

How is moxibustion performed?

Heated mugworth: Dr rossman provided exellent information. Scarring and non-scarring moxibustion can be done with smoldering mugworth cones directly on the skin or with a variety of poultices (onion, shallot, ginger, chives, aconite, garlic, fermented soy beans, white pepper, etc) depending on the condition. There are many different indications such as boils, carbuncles, insect bites, snake bites etc. ...Read more

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What kinds of surgeries do you perform?

What kinds of surgeries do you perform?

Vascular: Endovascular surgery, aorta aneurymal disease, carotid endarterectomy, peripheral bypass surgery, varicose vein ablation and more... ...Read more

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How would perform kapalabhati exercise?

How would perform kapalabhati exercise?

By doing...: Kapalbhati pranayama is a type of breathing exercise that helps you rid of various ailments over a period of time. "kapal" means forehead and "bhati" means shining. Eventually, kapabhati should bring about a glow on the face of the practitioner. Kapalabhati is done in a sitting posture. Focus on "exhaling". Inhale as normal. Exhale and simultaneously contract the abdomen muscles with each exhale! ...Read more

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Why are ultrasounds performed on shoulders?

Why are ultrasounds performed on shoulders?

Diagnostic: Ultrasound (as opposed to ultrasound used in treatment) can help identify rotator cuff disease, bursitis, biceps tendon disease, muscle atrophy, and symptoms caused by restricted motion of the humerus in the shoulder joint (impingement). Ultrasound also aids in guiding steroid injections so that the medicine goes into the desired area. ...Read more

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For what reasons do you perform circumcisions?

For what reasons do you perform circumcisions?

Controversial: Religous and personal reasons aside, do the medical benefits outweigh the risks? All reading of the data seem to support the benefits. But is that enough? Should we be doing procedures to minimize very rare conditions such as penile cancer? We need, I think, more substantial research data. ...Read more

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How to learn to perform cpr yet?

How to learn to perform cpr yet?

Start online:: Http://www. Redcross. Org/ca/san-francisco Will give you links to information on and scheduling of the CPR and First Aid courses they offer. ...Read more

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Do perinatologists perform surgeries?

Do perinatologists perform surgeries?

Yes: Better known as Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists. These are Ob/GYNs who have done an extra fellowship. They can and do surgeries mostly related to Obstetrics. The most typical of which would be a C-section. ...Read more

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Is it okay to perform plyometrics if I have chondromalacia?

Is it okay to perform plyometrics if I have chondromalacia?

I do not advice it: Plyometric exercises use explosive, fast-acting movements to develop muscular power and to improve overall speed. In other words, it's exercise that allows muscles to exert maximum force in the shortest amount of time possible. ...Read more

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What qualifies a doctor to perform lasers?

What qualifies a doctor to perform lasers?

Specialty training: It's important to find a doctor who has specialty training in lasers. Many doctors and nurses learn how to use a laser merely by attending a weekend course. Most doctors don't get adequate laser training during their residency and get more specialized training during a fellowship that concentrates on laser and cosmetic surgery. Important to ask how many procedures they've performed. ...Read more

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How DRE exam is performed?

How DRE exam is performed?

Gloved finger: The doctor inserts a gloved finger via the anus to feel tissues in the rectum and surrounding organs, especially prostate, in case of a man. You may consult this site for more info on this topic.
http://www. Webmd. Com/colorectal-cancer/digital-rectal-examination-dre#1 ...Read more

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How do I perform a fingerstick test?

How do I perform a fingerstick test?

Get a lesson: Ask your doctor if they can teach you or refer you to a diabetic educator. Another option is going to the pharmacy and get training.
Another option is go to utube and watch videos. Practice on a tomato first. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why would a dr not be able to perform a lachmans test?

Why would a dr not be able to perform a lachmans test?

Pain, Swelling, etc.: The most common reasons would be that the patient is in too much pain at the time of the exam, the muscles have tightened/spasmed to protect the joint, too much swelling to allow any movement, etc. There may be other contraindications, like a possible fracture/broken bone. Sometimes, it is just simple mechanics, where the patient's size prevents us from doing certain tests. ...Read more

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How would you perform a wheelchair transfer using a pivot?

How would you perform a wheelchair transfer using a pivot?

Stand-pivot: Stand-pivot transfers are most commonly used when the person has one-sided weakness as would be the case after a stroke. The person should be seated with the knees lower than the hips and the heels back somewhat behind the knees. From this position the person is helped to standing placing the weight on the strong side, pivots, and lowers slowly on the wheelchair (with or without assistance). ...Read more

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How manybypass sureries are performed a year and of those are a 6 way?

How manybypass sureries are performed a year and of those are a 6 way?

Rare: It is very rare to have a bypass surgery of more than 4 targets; that being said, quintuple bypasses are reported occasionally. I haven't heard of a 6-way though, I don't know what the sixth vessel to bypass would be. Cabg. ...Read more

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How is dialysis performed?

How is dialysis performed?

Dialysis: Dialysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and filter to purify it / remove toxins and remove water. Peritoneal dialysis takes advantage of the membrane within the abdomen to act as a filter. In either case toxins are removed from the blood stream. ...Read more

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How is a discogram performed?

How is a discogram performed?

With you conscious: This is a test that you have to verbally respond to when placed on a table that x-rays pass through & a needle is guided sterilely into the disc under local anesthesia with some light IV sedation & confirmed to be in the right place with contrast injected followed by sterile water to see what response is given as to whether the disc is the cause of pain. A normal disc does not have pain elicited. ...Read more

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How do I perform tracheotomy?

How do I perform tracheotomy?

You don't!: Tracheotomy should only be performed by a physician who is trained to do this. There are teaching tools using mannequins that can be used to teach this skill, and then real life experience in the operating room. ...Read more

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How is an angiogram performed?

How is an angiogram performed?

Invasive exam: A needle is used to blood vessel in the groin or arm. This is used as access site to other blood vessels with a catheter. ...Read more

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Why is an angiogram performed?

Why is an angiogram performed?

Diagnosis: An angiogram is an invasive diagnostic test, perfomed in a catheterization laboratory using fluoroscopy (the x-ray) and an injected contrast dye to evaluate the vasular system. It is possible to perform angiograms for different parts of the body, such as the left and/or right heart, the aorta, selective veins such as the subclavian, the renal artery and peripheral angiograms (the limbs) as well. ...Read more

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How is a rectal exam performed?

How is a rectal exam performed?

Routine exam: Includes a rectal. Two positions: lying on side, bending over. With women it can be done as part of pelvic lying on back using fingers in vagina and rectum. A glove & lubricant are always used. The exam in men chcecks prostate as ewll as rectum, in women recto-vaginal septum. Stool on the glove is used to detect occult blood. A good exam should be thorough but not painful. ...Read more

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How is a colonoscopy performed?

How is a colonoscopy performed?

Camera on a snake: A video camera on the end of a flexible stalk, not unlike a snake, is inserted through the rectum while you are asleep. You don't feel a thing, you won't remember it, and the only bed part is the prep. ...Read more

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How do you perform a pulpectomy?

How do you perform a pulpectomy?

Root canal stage 1: A pulpectomy involves making a hole in the tooth to acess the pulp (where the nerve and blood vessels are). The pulp is then removed and the space left over is disinfected and dried. It is common to then leave medicating paste inside the pulp space. A temporary filling is then placed until the final root canal filling is placed. A pulpectomy will help alleviate tooth pain and infection. ...Read more

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How is a keratoplasty performed?

How is a keratoplasty performed?

Cookie cutter: This is a replacement of a diseased or damaged cornea with a donor cornea. The technique is the use of a cookie cutter type device to remove the old cornea, cutting a similar one from the donor eye, and sewing it in place. Needs a lot of medication and close follow-up for a while but vision saving in the right patient. ...Read more

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Can jocks perform well in school?

Can jocks perform well in school?

Sports in school.: There's no reason that those who participate in sports cannot also do quite well in school. In fact, participation in sports often enhances academic performance, and collegiate athletics actually emphasizes the importance of studies rather than just focusing on sport. ...Read more

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Can I perform a body wrap at home?

Can I perform a body wrap at home?

What for?: What do you want to do the body wrap for? It is not a treatment for any malady and will not help you in losing weight, if that is what you are after. ...Read more

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