Doctor insights on:
Role Of Nurse In Epidemiology
Yes: In Japan, there is a terrible stigma to many birth defects, and even non-defects like being left-handed. Among ignorant people of any kind (and forgive me if saying "ignorant" offends the local multiculturalists), birth defects lead to superstitious fear and often ostracism -- or refusal to get needed corrections ("It's God's punishment.") Having a birth defects is hard enough without all this. ...Read more
Is there any consensus from the cardiology community in regards to the system risk of intravitreal anti-vegf agents that we in the retina field use?
Im a college student and I want to know about the roles of the members of the multidisciplinary team involved in treating renal failure in a patient?
Hope this helps ...: The nephrologist is the physician specialist who heads the team, and who may be assisted by a physicians assistant or nurse practitioner. The nurses implement the care and care systems, and dialysis. You have the dietitian, care plan/social services needs assessment specialists, and support staff who schedule appointments and manage the records. All are important. ...Read more
# of times used: Central lines, like any catheter, should be protected from unnecessary manipulation. We know that the more frequently the catheter is manipulated or "accessed", the more likely an infection will occur in the blood stream. Other causes include obvious breaks in technique and failure to use sterile technique with dressing changes. ...Read more
Is completion of medical school one of the pre-requisites to becoming a fellow in the american academy of pediatrics?
Freud: Freud was an MD, and started his career as a neurologist, before developing his seminal theories of psychoanalysis. I would say nor only some of Freud's theories, but the psychoanalytic theories that have developed since then to the present time have importance to the medical community, most notable in psychiatry and psychology. ...Read more
Is there a land-grab ("partnering") of the community hospitals by academic medical centers in your neck of the woods? It's bad here in sf bay area.
Not here: My smaller community is distant from any academic medical center and the process is not as active. I did see the process destroy the private medical community in galveston after i left. A lot of "partnering" is pushed locally by the two local hospitals within their selected referral destinations. Nurseries and wards have hot lines to the referral hospitals. ...Read more
The public has access to a preeminent listing of lawyers in a 2 set volume (martindale) recognized by the profession. Dental equivalent in florida?
Doesn't exist: The florida dental association or local dental society can provide a list of dentists for you. For dentists who have gone above and beyond in their learning, check the academy of general dentistry. However, just because your dentist is not listed, does not mean he or she is not amazing...Not everyone chooses the same path to clinical excellence. Ask friends and neighbors who is good as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but. . .: Environmental factors generally do not play a role in beta thalassemia. However, a patient can be worsened by conditions that typically worsen anemia, such as dietary iron deficiency, other nutrient deficiencies (such as folate (folic acid) or vitamin b12), lead poisoning, or infections with viruses that can cause anemia (such as parvovirus b19). Vacationing at high altitudes may cause symptoms of low oxygen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which role does a lack of safety signals play in the development & maintenance of generalized anxiety disorders?
I'm not sure: What you mean by safety signals. Please clarify and then we will be able to answer your question. ...Read more
In terms of epidemiology: what is the difference between health statistics and demographic statistics?
Diagnostic imaging in 2009: update on evidence-based practice of pediatric imaging. What is the role of imaging in sinusitis?
Complicated but: Imaging indicated in sinusitis for chronic infections (>90 days), recurrent infections, concern for complications of sinusitis (e.g. Periorbital cellulitis, brain abscess), or preoperatively before sinus surgery. Ct scans are almost always done, but mris are helpful for intracranial or orbital extension. Threshold to image is higher in pediatric population in order to avoid unnecessary radiation. ...Read more
I'm looking for a psychologist in the north eastern suburbs of cleveland, ohio who has experience in dealing with caregiver stress.?
Psychology Today: You might want to check www.Psychologytoday.Com and use the "find a therapist" search function in the menu bar. You can enter your community there, and up will come a list of practitioners who might be able to help you. Here's a useful article also: http://www.Psychologytoday.Com/blog/adventures-in-old-age/200904/caregiver-stress-would-you-some-angst-sandwich-generation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A level 4 psych Technician & a psych nurse, aside from different educational backgrounds, what's different in terms of scope of practice for each?
Medical training: Nurses have some medical training, but psychiatric technicians do not. Psychiatric technicians may have bachelor's degrees in "mental health" or developmental disabilities, but nursing training surpasses this. In some states also (and with additional training), nurse practitioners can practice independently. Psychiatric technicians cannot do this. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Role of the nurse in health promotion
- Role of the icu nurse
- The role of the nurse in health promotion
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- The nurse's role in health promotion
- Epidemiology of psoriasis
- Epidemiology of osteoarthritis
- Role of community health nurse in epidemiology