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Doctor insights on: Safety Regulations

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more


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Is there a health practitioner regulation agency in the us?

Is there a health practitioner regulation agency in the us?

See Below: The practice of medicine is guided by each individual state. Depending on state law, all heal care providers are governed by boards that direct the practice of each area. Nurses usually have a state nursing board. Physicians have a state medical board, chiropractors the same, podiatrists the same and on and on. Check on your state's governmental web site for web pages and information. ...Read more

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Could you explain blood sugar regulation to me?

Could you explain blood sugar regulation to me?

Yes: Blood sugar is monitored by the brain. When necessary, it sends a message to the pancreas where special cells secrete insulin. If you keep on "bombarding" the brain with sugar, the messaes to the pancreas get messed up and you get hypoglycemia. That is why sugar reverses hypoglycemia but "sets you up" for more of the hypoglyemic episodes. Paradoxically, sugar is the cause of hypog-. ...Read more

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What are the regulations for holistic practitioners?

What are the regulations for holistic practitioners?

Regulations: This depends on the type of holistic practitioner. MD's, DO's, and ND's all have licensure boards you can check. Acupuncturists may or may not be medically licensed, but have a national certifying organization. Massage therapists, reiki practitioners, ayurveda, nutritionists, homeopaths, etc, all have different organizations. AZ, NV, and CT have homeopathic medical licensure. ...Read more

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I would like help understanding HIV regulation of host transcription?

I would like help understanding HIV regulation of host transcription?

This will help: http://www.retrovirology.com/content/6/1/118 Chances are that you can get out a good medical dictionary and work through this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is a disorder of sympathetic regulation and is it treatable, any symptoms?

Sounds like a : Term reserved for a condition with many unclear symptoms. You need a long visit with a doctor who can make a list of all your symptoms and get proper tests before he can recommend any treatment. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are rules/regulations for vaccinations for foster family?

Could you tell me what are rules/regulations for vaccinations for foster family?

Medical status: In regards to vaccinations, just like medical care, only the legal medical guardian can sign off on child health care. Hence, you need to establish with your state/county family services who has medical guardianship - you or agency, or the biological parent still. ...Read more

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Do midwives have certain regulations on who they can see as patients?

Do midwives have certain regulations on who they can see as patients?

Yes: Generally speaking, patients with complicated histories (e.g. Uncontrolled gdm, blood pressure issues, etc...) are probably not ideal candidates for care by the midwife. Each institution and/or group has their own guidelines for practitioner privileges. Check with your specific group. ...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