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Dr. Michael Knight
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Short Term Care (Overview)

Short term care facilities in hospitals provide psychiatric treatment and support for patents who are admitted for a short time.


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When does short term care turn into long term care?

When does short term care turn into long term care?

Insurance term: Typically short term and long term care are insurance terms relating to coverage. However i believe in general short term is 6 mo or less. It depends on the context. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Knight
4 doctors shared insights

Short Term Care (Overview)

Short term care facilities in hospitals provide psychiatric treatment and support for patents who are admitted for a short time.


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Short term exposure to mold have long term health effects?

Short term exposure to mold have long term health effects?

Allergy Symptoms: It is always difficult to predict short term exposure to molds in every individual.But majority of people including children exposed to molds even for short periods will have allergy symptoms like nasal and sinus congestion/sore throat and chest tightness,cough and wheezing ...Read more

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Giving Palliative Care (Checklist)

Make a list of medicines and times to give them
once
Keep number for doctors and other caregivers (for example hospice agency) handy
once
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Is emphysema a long term or short term disease?

Is emphysema a long term or short term disease?

Life-long...: COPD is a chronic, incurable and slowly progressive disease. Once a patient has this disease, they will have it for the rest of their lives. ...Read more

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Improving Personal Care (Checklist)

Brush teeth twice a day and floss once a day
daily
Exercise by walking, swimming, or biking
5x week
Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Do some form of meditation to decrease stress
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What is long term care insurance?

What is  long term care insurance?

Elder care: Insurance that can be claimed to assist with the elderly care of yourself or your parents, depending on how the contract is written. ...Read more

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Are short term clinical skin care courses effective?

Are short term clinical skin care courses effective?

Yes: It depends on the condition. Often 'short term' means a minimum of 30 days, which is roughly the amount of time it takes for a new skin cell to take over for an old one. ...Read more

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What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

Many: Short term- weight loss, tooth enamel erosion from stomach acid, esophageal ulcers, nuitritional and electrolyte imbalances and skipped periods. Long term- no menses, cardiac irregular heartbeats that could result in cardiac arrest and death and, kidney failure from severe dehydration. ...Read more

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What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

Nothing good: Cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure, seizures, mental status changes, heart failure, neurologic damage, etc, etc. ...Read more

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For how long do short term absorbable sutures last?

For how long do short term absorbable sutures last?

Sutures: Read: "How long will my stitches (sutures) take to dissolve?" (http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/2608.aspx?CategoryID=69) ...Read more

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What are the long term and short term effects after getting a concussion?

What are the long term and short term effects after getting a concussion?

Many are possible: Concussions may cause no symptoms at all, or they can be a problem for a long time. The fewer effects you have and the faster they fade, the more likely there will be no long-lasting effect. People may experience dizziness, unsteadiness, headache, blurry vision, concentration and memory difficulties, as well as other minor problems. Most of the time, these effects fade away within a month. ...Read more

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What are short term and long term side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

What are short term and long term side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports activities. They cause injury to stomach, kidneys, prevent your body from rebuilding cartilage in your joints from every day wear and tear, and stop your body from healing an acute injury like a tendon injury or an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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Would having diagnosis laryngitis be approved for short term disabilty?

Would having diagnosis laryngitis  be approved for short term disabilty?

Maybe: If your job involves speaking and case is severe that it won't resolve in a couple of weeks then it may but usually this condition resolves in a week or two with voice rest. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of long term opiate abuse ?

Long term side effects of long term opiate abuse ?

Deadly serious: Death from overdose (intentional or unintentional). Infection from sharing needles. Legal consequences and potential violence. Mutual support helps. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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Is long term hospital care the same thiing as hospice care?

Is long term hospital care the same thiing as hospice care?

No: Hospital care is designed to treat acute medical problems that cannot be handled as an outpatient. Hospice care is care focused on comfort of terminally ill patients which does not attempt.To fix underlying medical issues ...Read more

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