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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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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

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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What is so special about shouldice hernia hospital toronto or iust publicity.?

What is so special about shouldice hernia hospital toronto or iust publicity.?

Mesh-free Repair: The shouldice clinic has perfected a somewhat complex technique for inguinal hernia repair that boasts a very low hernia recurrence rate without mesh use. 30 yrs ago this was a "game-changer". Nowadays, recurrence rates are equally low when simple mesh repair is performed either via a traditional approach or laparoscopic (my preference). Long story short: stay local w/an experienced hernia surgeon. ...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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My sister in special hospital and concerned about long use of j-tube. Will her life be better for this procedure?

My sister in special hospital and concerned about long use of j-tube. Will her life be better for this procedure?

IfAllElseIsTolerable: Any tube into the stomach or intestines is either for ingress (in) or egress (out).So in your case, it is to add fluids & nutrition because your sister either can't take anything by mouth or isn't taking enough(ask your doctors about that).If the rest of her life is at least tolerable-and hopefully better than that then,yes, it should help her get along without drying-up and losing lots of weight ...Read more

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Can any doctor or hospital diagnose Marfan syndrome or do I have to go to a special clinic?

Can any doctor or hospital diagnose Marfan syndrome or do I have to go to a special clinic?

Depends: You can start with your primary care physician and then he or she can refer you to a specialist. You will want to see someone who has a lot of experience in diagnosing and treating marfan's. ...Read more

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Whats the #1 neurological hospital in the u.S?

Whats the #1 neurological hospital in the u.S?

See below: According to us news and world report, johns hopkins hospital has the best neurology and overall care and ranks #1. But mayo clinic, ucla, and mass general all rank closely behind. In st louis, washington university has barnes jewish, another renowned facility. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms/complaints that would be an "automatic admission" to the hospital for a Female in her mid 30's. This is for research?

What are some symptoms/complaints that would be an "automatic admission" to the hospital for a Female in her mid 30's. This is for research?

Suicidal ideation: Is one example. Or attempted suicide. This is a pretty long (or short) list depending upon which hospital and what setting. Example, is there a bioterror or infectious disease concern? Active tuberculosis? History of unintentional drug overdose? Active labor? Preeclampsia? Stroke or pulmonary embolism? Frankly, this is an odd question and it makes me wonder about malingering (google that). ...Read more

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Hi from andy im 51 and would like to know what it means when i can feel my hart beating in my chest for sometimes up to 15 to 20 51 very active smoke maybe 10 cigretts a week for the last 4 years, no health prob, s , never been to a hospital, no pian or s

Hi from andy im 51 and would like to know what it means when i can feel my hart beating in my chest for sometimes up to 15 to 20 51 very active smoke maybe 10 cigretts a week for the last 4 years, no health prob, s , never been to a hospital, no pian or s

There : There are many things that this can be due to. Some include arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), lung disease related to smoking, anemia, deconditioning, weak heart muscle or even just anxiety (without any heart problems. The first step is to see your doctor who will do a complete history & physical. Some simple, noninvasive tests might be warranted like an ecg, echocardiogram or holter monitor ( a device that records your heart rhythm for a period of time in order to detect what is actually happening at the time that you feel symptoms). ...Read more

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Why do they let the hospital volunteers just walk in my room? It’s really annoying.

Why do they let the hospital volunteers just walk in my room? It’s really annoying.

Tell head nurse: You can limit or restrict people who go to your room. You still have to allow the nurses, and doctors to see you. Volunteers have an important function in hospitals. ...Read more