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Risk For Fall Nursing Interventions And Rationales
Want to plan family, suffer from anxiety and hypochondria. Are OBs open 2 Q&A about worries and plans for these added hurdles in addition to therapy?
Planning Family: Each person / physician is different. As a physician it is my job to help educate patients. However, it is important to work with your anxiety & hypochondria before becoming pregnant. I have seen a few patients w hypochondriasis who called incessantly with the same questions & concerns. Often attempts to reduce their angst & anxiety were fruitless. When somatic concerns & anxiety take over - it ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Geriatrics: when looking for skilled nursing care center for a 90 year old frail but social parent, what are the most important considerations?
Informed decision: Visit facility, ask about ratio of patients to nurses, cnas; look at rooms -- see if they're private, semi-private, etc. Compare nursing homes by rating-- medicare website is one of them: http://www.Medicare.Gov/quality-care-finder/#nursing-home-compare also, when a nursing home has been surveyed by a state oversight agency, it should have the results of survey readily available for you to look. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will their be new treatments for intermediate risk MDS in 2016? Other than Vidaza and supportive care? I care abt newest treatment for 70 yr patient
Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Common drugs for MDS include:1.Azacitidine (Vidaza) 2.Cytarabine (Cytosar-U) 3.Daunorubicin (Cerubidine) 4. Decitabine (Dacogen) 5. Idarubicin (Idamycin) 6.Lenalidomide (Revlimid).Overall, 30 to 40% of patients may benefit. Gene manipulation of own stem cell has cured, patients with severe advanced leukemia, is the future. Pts.reported rapidly to iv infusion, was recently reported ...Read more
For elderly in assisted lliving, what are arguements for and against cardiopulmonary resuscitation?
It depends...: It depends on what the single individual wants. If a person decides for "dnr", that closes the argument. ...Read more
Can you weigh the benefits of in-patient and out-patient, hospital and home care for palliative care?
Can one benefit from cutting down on their meds they have to take... For migraine prevention... Allergies... Depression... Overall well-being..?
Not w/o supervision: Less is always better but not w/o the supervision of all physicians involved with your care. Without coordination or care and depending upon the conditions involved some life threatening events could occur. If certain medications are not tapered, seizures could occur which always have the risk of morbidity and even mortality. Even stopping allergy meds can cause problems depending upon condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nearly anyone: Anyone could be at risk, but more so if you have a family history of depression or bipolar illness, alcoholism, drug abuse, etc. If you use substances like that yourself, you would be at higher risk. If you have ongoing medical illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and ms, etc you have higher likelihood. Some medications like antihypertensives & oral contraceptives can add risk also. ...Read more
Not sure about age : Not sure about age limit. They may have problems getting insurance companies approve it. ...Read more
What is an effective way for me to deal with the behavior of 2 adult sisters who are visiting as caregivers for their mother, for one months time?
What aspect of: behavior is the problem? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?
Nonspecific: Bullying can be a final common pathway of behavior for a wide variety of reasons. There is no specific psychiatric diagnosis that matches bullying. Certainly things in such a person's history -- like being mistreated or abused at home -- may be a factor. But it's not an excuse, and bullying must be stopped. If the bully has been through trauma, s/he needs help as well as firm limit-setting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to ask about accidental falls, deaths, infection rates, mrsa, staffing, sodium in diet, transfers, etc if looking at skilled nursing homes?
What options are there to treat morbid jealousy, in addition to counseling? I'm the victim (male), and desperate for help. in relationship 17 years.
Jealousy can: destroy relationships as I'm sure you know. It would be helpful for you to go to counseling or group therapy so that you can be strong, resist self-doubt, stay out of the begging role. Logic does not work. Your friend may have OCD or another condition. A proper diagnosis is essential for treatment. Second opinion if necessary. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can a community psychatric nurse stop medication if their patient refuses treatment and they are on a shared care performer?
It all depends: If the patient is refusing treatment, then aren't they responsible for stopping the medication? Medication, however, is only part of the treatment. Clarification is needed as to what aspect of treatment the patient is refusing. Patients have a right to participate in their treatment and to refuse certain aspects of their treatment. Providers may decide not to treat if compliance is an issue. ...Read more
1. Get car seat.: 2. Read manual for car seat. 3. Install seat according to manual. 4. Install baby in seat according to manual. 5. Drive carefully. 6. Do not forget to uninstall baby from car seat before exiting the vehicle when you get to your destination. 7. Look both ways and watch your step when carrying baby away from vehicle. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Should the government build more psychiatric treatment centers for the ever increasing mentally-ill ppl?
Yes, if the SLD is: From deficits in any or all of the following neuropsychological areas: visual-motor; visual -perceptual; proprioceptive/kinesthetic (coordination of body parts with each other/awareness of where one's body is in time & space). Or these neurodevelopmental problems: poor coordination; non-fluid gross motor movements (legs); imprecise fine motor movements (hands). Or poor vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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