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No.... But: There are no official online tests from the government or aap recognized websites for the diagnosis of adhd. It's diagnosed predominately from careful history taking and in-office observation. However, there are questionnaires available online that can assist your doctor in making the diagnosis. One of the more widely used is the nichq vanderbilt which has parent and teacher versions. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Not really: If you suspect or have a confirmed pregnancy with T13 you have decisions to make. The condition is universally fatal & those who survive pregnancy live only a short time after birth. Delivery at a center that has medical genetics and neonatology can help confirm the diagnosis and allow the most time for you to can have to get acquainted with baby before the end comes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a reliable website for researching general medical information for patients and their families?
Medlineplus.gov: Medline Plus is a very reliable site managed by the National Institutes of Health. It is full of reliable information on almost any medical topic, and has many links to other reliable medical organizations' information, all searchable and organized by topic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there forums or website for medical residents who want to ask questions from attendings/consultant?
Need actual training: If you are requesting information to learn the field of medicine, the study of medicine is intensive and requires the integration of basic sciences and clinical medicine. I know of no online medical schools, and if available, nor would this be accepted in the medical community. However, there are many resources to learn about specific topics. Though this will not qualify as a medical degree. ...Read more
If is there a website that can provide abbreviated versions of medical guidelines (disease specific), how often would you use it many times healthcare professionals use the internet or their mobile devices for quick references on drugs and disease states.
In : In my opinion as an emergency physician, i think that would be a very valuable contribution. I would personally love to have an app like that for rapid reference. In general, i would estimate that a physician would pay $5 for an app. ...Read more
I am trying to understand how billing works for m.D.S performing a service or for pharma prescriptions in different settings(hospital, dr's office)?
E&M codes: Mds bill for their services using e/ m (evaluation and management) codes. The code used depends on the level of service and the location that the service is provided (office, hospital, er). Mds can also bill for medications (not a prescription) that are administered, or procedure performed in the office. Medications administered in hospital or er are billed by the hospital, not md. ...Read more
Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
You need a doctor: To prescribe medicines anyway, so why not see a specialist who can examine and make the appropriate recommendations and write the prescriptions. Btw, no magic medicine(s) exist to deal with loss of pigment cells in the skin (leukoderma or vitiligo). There are things that can help. See a dermatologist, who can give you proper advice. ...Read more
My reputable dental insurance provided a list of many local professionals who identify as periodontists but are not American Academy of Periodontology members. Should I pay more (out of pocket) for AAP members? Or can I trust my insurance company?
Trust?: Insurance companies have little or no interest in finding you the best dental specialists. They check on basic credentials generally. I would combine both your own independent search of highly competent and respected specialists in your area and hopefully at least one will accept your insurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a website with all the answers about the monthly premiums for low-cost obamacare insurance, for adults and for children?
States have websites: The new law creates state or federal websites (called health insurance marketplaces or exchanges) where the uninsured can go to buy health insurance. California's is called covered california, and is where people can compare and select health insurance plans offered by private companies, and go to find out if they are eligible for financial aid to help afford insurance. Marketplaces open oct 2013. ...Read more
MyNetDiary is great: I personally use and recommend to my patients - mynetdiary as it has one of the most extensive databases available. If the food item is not included in the database you can enter the information, take a picture of the front and back of the item and it will be added to the database. For those patients with pcos or diabetes they have an excellent version focused on tracking carboydrates. ...Read more
Any good resources for paediatric nutrition - am not able to find anything here or on AAP.org as some doctors on HealthTap have recommended. ?
Choosemyplate.gov: choosemyplate.gov is a good resource with broad guidance for diet at different age groups. It doesn't seek to delve into controversial or loaded topics like specific nutrient choices, supplements or "superfoods," but rather focuses on overall calorie intake, balanced nutrition and avoidance of over-processed foods which is what we know promotes healthy development. It doesn't address infants. ...Read more
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Yes and no: We cannot write prescriptions in countries that we are not licensed in; I can't even write prescriptions in states that I'm not licensed in. HealthTap is a new company so all the docs are from the U.S. However, I have answered medical queries from all over the world so you can still ask questions from the UK. We just can't prescribe anything for you. ...Read more
Which website is good, concise for cancer chemotherapy, but explained in normal english for non-medical people?
NCI: There are excellent pages provided by the national cancer institute for almost all cancers affecting adults and the pediatric population. For adults: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/adulttreatment for kids: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/pediatrictreatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Confused by prescription terms qid, qd, qhs, etc. Are there official guidelines for pharmacists for writing instructions on the labels on bottles? Any website?
Not for patients: Any good pharmacy would never write the abbreviated doctor shorthand on the bottle of medication you get. If you are unsure of anything, have them relabel the bottle in words that you can understand. If you are asking before the prescription is filled and you want to know, consult a pharmacy or medical shorthand manual on latin prescription abbreviations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Many areas are now exploring the use of tele/video medicine especially in psychiatry for both diagnosis and ongoing therapy. Since you are listed in the la area, you should call one of the area academic medical centers (department of psychiatry) and inquire about local services in your area. They may want to meet in person with the child one to a few times before doing the ongoing care online. ...Read more
Mayo Clinic: I find the information thorough, understandable and spot on. ...Read more