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Special Hospitals (Overview)

Special hospitals are hospitals that have a focus in taking care of patients with a certain kind of medical problem, such as cancer.


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Public hospitals vs. Private hospitals. Who is more current?

Public hospitals vs. Private hospitals. Who is more current?

Depends: Difficult to answer. Some are current. It all depends on what services they provide. Some hospitals provide good advanced orthopedic care, some may provide advanced neurosurgical care--- hence it is difficult to generalize. ...Read more

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Special Hospitals (Overview)

Special hospitals are hospitals that have a focus in taking care of patients with a certain kind of medical problem, such as cancer.


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Are there special services your office offers?

Are there special services your office offers?

See list: There are many special services available in our office including: mohs surgery phototherapy iontophoresis microdermabrasion chemilal peels Botox juvaderm hair removal laser. ...Read more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
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I love special needs kids!...What doctors specialize in autistic & special needs a children?

Child Psychiatrists: The best overall education and training for special needs children is the route offered by the training curricula for child psychiatrists. It takes an interest in biological, psychological and socialogical components to get the wholistic picture of the challenges facing special needs children. Down's syndrome, autism, tbi, as well as the more typical psychiatric disorders have come through my door. ...Read more

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Which special safety features are implemented in a pediatric hospital?

Which special safety features are implemented in a pediatric hospital?

Lots: Call the hospital nearest you and ask them...They can give a more complete answer. ...Read more

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Will all skilled nursing facilities provide IV therapy?

Will  all skilled nursing facilities provide IV therapy?

Usually not: Some nh who have rn round the clock can administer IV medications. Most of them do not provide this service. ...Read more

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Public hospitals versus private hospitals in singapore ( cancer treatment)?

Public hospitals versus private hospitals in singapore ( cancer treatment)?

Comparable: I think you can choose either way- either public hospital or private hospital. There are a lot of hospitals there, but public hospital like the national university hospital is good too. Choose the oncologist whom you feel comfortable with is probably more important. ...Read more

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Are staff supposed to share bathroom facilities at residential facilities?

Share facilities: This actually is purely a matter of the facility policy, which differs from place to place. Medically there is no reason why a facility can't be shared with proper hygience. It's usually just a matter of convenience and sometimes of psychological factors and personal preferences. ...Read more

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What kinds of doctors work in the pediatric intensive care unit at children hospitals?

What kinds of doctors work in the pediatric intensive care unit at children hospitals?

Peds intensivistde: Depending on the type of hospital one may find general pediatricians or board certified pediatric intensivists. It may also depend on the"level" of ICU ie are there really sick kids or only moderately i'll children? ...Read more

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What special training do geriatricians receive?

What special training do geriatricians receive?

Years more training: A geriatrician(md or do), has completed a 3 year residency in internal medicine or family medicine then has done either a 1, 2 or 3 year specialized fellowship in geriatrics(as a cardiologist or other specialist would do). After this training, one takes a board certifying test to prove ones expertise in the field. There are some docs that "grandfathered in" in the past without the fellowship. ...Read more

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Do all hospitals have hospice services nowadays?

Do all hospitals have hospice services nowadays?

Not always but..: Not all hospitals have an inpatient hospice but some do. Much hospice care is provided in the home with visiting hospice services allowing the patient to be with family and friends in a more comfortable environment than a hospital. ...Read more

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Do most hospitals offer MRI enterography?

Do most hospitals offer MRI enterography?

Probably,: and if not they are likely affiliated with, or can refer you to, a facility that can perform them. Call the Medical Imaging department of your hospital and ask them, if you need to have one performed. ...Read more

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Are skilled nursing facilities covered by medicare?

Are  skilled nursing facilities covered by medicare?

Depends: In california if a patient has been in the hospital for at least 72 hours, a patient quailifies for rehabilitation services which is covered by medicare part a. Once the "part a days" are used or the person no longer is benifitting from rehab, then the person is discharged home. If the person needs to stay to live, either family pays for room & board or medicaid covers this. ...Read more

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Are their social development programs for graduates from neonatal intensive care unit?

Are their social development programs for graduates from neonatal intensive care unit?

Development: Many nicus have developmental follow up clinics to evaluate progress and needs after going home from the nicu and the children are prescribed physical, occupational, and speech therapy as is warranted. The therapy occurs on developmentally appropriate levels which is often through play therapy. ...Read more

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Do all hospitals have a neonatal intensive care unit?

Do all hospitals have a  neonatal intensive care unit?

No: Every hospital does have an area to transition babies while they maybe experiencing problems after birth. However, not all hospitals have a neonatal intensive care unit. If you have a prenatal diagnosis that recommends or suggests neonatal care after delivery you should deliver in a hospital with a level one or two nicu. ...Read more

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Who repairs medical equipment?

Depends on the equip: Mainly specialists who are familiar with the equipment. Resubmit your question and be a bit more specific as your question is not necessarily medical and I suspect you may be asking something else. Thanks. ...Read more

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How many assisted living facilities in the u.S. Have separate alzheimer's special care units?

How many assisted living facilities in the u.S. Have separate alzheimer's special care units?

Unknown: Alf are defined by federal government but there is no federal designation for memory care at the current time. Some states like oregon track this but not all states do currently. ...Read more

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Are there special psychiatrists who specialize in helping abused children?

Are there special psychiatrists who specialize in helping abused children?

Yes: All psychiatrists have some experience with children. However, child & adolescent psychiatrists have additional training specifically and exclusively in treating childhood problems. And, there are programs devoted to childhood trauma at an early age, such as the harris center at lsu. ...Read more

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Do the different military hospitals offer the same services?

Hierarchy: The military runs hospitals from tiny to huge. The level of services increases with the size. The basic services are the same but if you need more complex care, the smaller facility will refer you to the proper level. ...Read more

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What services do nursing homes typically offer?

What services do nursing homes typically offer?

Basic Life Activity: The short answer is room and board. But not at all limited to that. They also provide assistance with toileting and bathing, social interaction with staff and other residents, assistance with taking medication, they should also offer physical, & occupational rehabilitation, and spiritual support. ...Read more

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