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Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?

Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?

Possibilities...: This means there was a small amount of microscopic blood in the urine sample. One of the most common reasons for a female is having your menses at the time the sample was obtained. Another common reason is if a catheter was inserted to obtain the sample. If neither of these explains it, it might be best to repeat the urine test and pursue further tests if the blood is still present. ...Read more

Physical Exam (Definition)

Physical exam is the actual examination of the patient's body by the physician. For example, if you sprain your ankle and go to your doctor, he will physically touch your ankle to see where it is painful. This act of touching the patient's body ...Read more


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How does Down syndrome affect Erikson's stages of psychosocial development?

How does Down syndrome affect Erikson's stages of psychosocial development?

Downs: If not properly mainstreamed into the public education system, those with Downs syndrome are at just as much risk for having a poorly formed identity as those who do not have Downs syndrome. ...Read more

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How do I find a support group for a child suffering from psychosocial symptoms?

How do I find a support group for a child suffering from psychosocial symptoms?

Ask your doctor: Either your primary care doctor or a psychologist or psychiatrist will be able to direct you toward resources or possible support groups for your child. School counselors can also be a start. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between cognitive behavioural therapy and psychosocial interventions?

Please help! what is the difference between cognitive behavioural therapy and psychosocial interventions?

Psychosocial: interventions is a broad term which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, support groups, self-help books, etc. CBT is done w/a mental health professional and has good research data to support its effectiveness. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How does the bio-psychosocial framework help us understand whether a child is age appropriately on track developmentally, or delayed? As aprofessional

How does the bio-psychosocial framework help us understand whether a child is age appropriately on track developmentally, or delayed? As aprofessional

Developmental/ : Behavioral Pediatricians use a biopsychosocial model to look for genetic, biological/ medical & environmental factors that lead to a child's difficulties in development/ academics, behavior & peer interaction. Standardized tests of all developmental domains from birth-4, IQ, processing & achievement in kids 5 & up & communication, social/adaptive & motor skills in all ages reveal areas of delay. ...Read more

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What psychiatric meds or natural supplements can be used to make an eccentric "asocial social-creature" more resilient to psychosocial stressors?

What psychiatric meds or natural supplements can be used to make an eccentric "asocial social-creature" more resilient to psychosocial stressors?

First you need a : Diagnosis from a psychiatrist. You will also probably need therapy with a psychotherapist. Your diagnosis will ultimately dictate your drug therapy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is a mental health risk assessment?

What is a mental health risk assessment?

See below...: A basic mental health risk assessment (mhra) assesses risk factors such as ideation or planning of causing harm to self or others. A more comprehensive such assessment would also attend to risk behaviors such as "cutting", substance abuse, child or elderly neglect or abuse, self neglect. ...Read more