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Doctor insights on: Strengths And Weaknesses Of Strategic Planning

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What are the benefits of choosing specialized memory care accommodations?

What are the benefits of choosing specialized memory care accommodations?

Optimize functioning.: Specialized memory care is set up to help people with dementia be the most functional that they can be. The idea is to compensate for someone's impairments by predictable schedules, a peer group, and easy availability of assistance with adequate supervision for safety. Look for a place that will work for someone with brain problems, not for a place that would have worked for the person before that. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of choosing specialized memory care accommodation?

What are the benefits of choosing specialized memory care accommodation?

Better match: The overall quality of care ( and caring) is primary but specialty units often have staff with better trading and experience working with these conditions which adds to the quality of care. ...Read more

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Will social skills training help someone on the autism spectrum?

Will social skills training help someone on the autism spectrum?

Evidence-based: Treatment of autism is intensive, repetitive behavioral & educational therapy at the child's developmental age. When a young child is ready, "peer therapy" is effective, adult-supervised play with a neurotypical peer in multiple settings. Group therapy at age 6 & > is repetitive, rote training in basic skills. Dan & other unproven therapies are reviewed in "pediatrics" nov 2012, on aap.Org or app. ...Read more

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Did you learn any useful methods in med school for remembering the structure, function, and location of different tissue types?

Did you learn any useful methods in med school for remembering the structure, function, and location of different tissue types?

Yes: Medical school includes courses in anatomy physiology, and histology. You are actively dissecting bodies, reviewing microscopic slides of tissues, learning muscle and organ actions, and studying medical biochemistry in the curriculum. These courses are usually among the first most medical students take, and they often run simultaneously. ...Read more

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What are the exercises apropriate for the massage therapists to improve hand strength and coordination?

What are the exercises apropriate for the massage therapists to improve hand strength and coordination?

Yours? Or theirs?: Massage usually is not for strengthening the patient. For the therapist, gripping, muscle toning with repetitive light weights, flexibility are all important items ...Read more

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What are the best ways to improve fitness and gain strength in the core and arms?

What are the best ways to improve fitness and gain strength in the core and arms?

Exercise: The same way that you get to carnegie hall. Exercise, exercise, exercise. It might help to have a fitness trainer guide you to those exercises designed for the purpose you are asking about, or you could just engage in activities that will improve stamina while building muscle. Good luck, you will look great. ...Read more

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What are the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Genesight and Genomind genetic tests? What other factors (sans cost) might help me decide?

What are the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Genesight and Genomind genetic tests? What other factors (sans cost) might help me decide?

Many &FrequentChange: Marketing: just knowing gene code would be huge; despite inherently not true; not that simple. Of the ~30,000 human genes (plus ~1M others in human microbiome), the issue is not just gene code but what the coding is for, controls of code expression, the many variations in the protein products as an expression of gene code & the list goes on & on. Making sense of genes requires lot more information ...Read more

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What are some tips for strength training in terms of sets and reps to maximize results?

What are some tips for strength training in terms of sets and reps to maximize results?

More reps less weigh: To build strength rather than bulk, a muscle needs more reps, and less resistance. Do three sets of fifteen reps with weights that leave the muscle really tired, but not straining or burning. Advance the reps to four sets of fifteen or three minutes of work on the muscle targeted before increasing the weight. To build train 4 days a week. To maintain 3 is enough. ...Read more

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What coping skills are required of those close to the victim of a borderline personality disorder?

What coping skills are required of those close to the victim of a borderline personality disorder?

Gentleness: Those with bpd, despite their emotional problems, are actually often better than average at noticing subtle levels of emotion. Therefore take a deep breath and help get them more comfortable by you dialing down your emotions both the positive and negative. Makes it easier for all involved in the long run! ...Read more

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Which type of careers are available to work with autistic children?

Which type of careers are available to work with autistic children?

Many: Children with autism spectrum disorders often require the help of many different professionals. Some are teachers, teacher assistants, pediatricians, psychiatrists, neurologists, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, behavioral therapists, and many more. ...Read more

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What are the health and wellness benefits of yoga/pilates and their contribution to stress management?

What are the health and wellness benefits of yoga/pilates and their contribution to stress management?

Many: It will help with your stress, blood pressure, posture, flexibility and many many other benefits. Check this article about the benefits of yoga: http://otwithmd.Com/7-yoga-benefits/. ...Read more

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What are some ways to improve both fitness and basketball skills at same time?

What are some ways to improve both fitness and basketball skills at same time?

Play Basketball!: This sport requires sustained endurance, aerobic fitness and strength (of all major muscle groups including the core). The "simple" act of playing and practicing will improve your fitness on all three of these levels. Many players also hit the gym or follow in-home workout dvds to supplement with drills that help in all sorts of competitive athletics. ...Read more

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Intense feelings of loneliness, depression and abandoned in life. Can you offer some strategies for getting through each day ?

Intense feelings of loneliness, depression and abandoned in life. Can you offer some strategies for getting through each day ?

Are you in therapy?: If not, would very strongly encourage that. Frankly, you will remain depressed, lonely & feeling abandoned unless you make some changes. When was the last time you had a comprehensive physical examination? This can help to assess for underlying medical problems & will allow for medication treatment if indicated. Read & follow guidance of david burn's "the feeling good book.". ...Read more

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I was assigned to find out about education requirements, licenses and certifications, salary ranges, and job opportunities for three different jobs in the health profession field. What are the positive aspects and the challenges in healthcare?

I was assigned to find out about education requirements, licenses and certifications, salary ranges, and job opportunities for three different jobs in the health profession field. What are the positive aspects and the challenges in healthcare?

Aspects of healthcar: In health care, you are delivering advice, examining and questioning others with intentful Listening and treating accordingly. The jobs offer a chance to help others and make a difference. We now live In a digital world of record and diversity which with more regulations, can be a challenge, but still rewarding ...Read more

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What methods are effective when dealing with challenging discrimination in the workplace?

AVVO.Com: This would be an excellent question to pose on avvo.Com. It will allow lawyers from your state to provide free legal feedback to your question. ...Read more

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What are the goals and principles in arthritis therapy?

What are the goals and principles in arthritis therapy?

What arthritis?: For rheumatoid arthritis the goal, is to stop the progression of the disease with medicines like methotrexate, plaquanil, sulfalazines and others. For osteoarthritis the goal is to aliviate pain, improve function. Only preventing repetitive or occupational injuries to joints may prevent some of the disease, but otherwise there is no proven medicine to stop the progression of oa. ...Read more

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What are the roles and responsibilities of an executive physician?

What are the roles and responsibilities of an executive physician?

Usually: The ones delineated by a particular institution, and probably contained in the job description, policies and procedures. Even though they re similar in most cases, wild variations in the norms exist in a state by state basis, as a change of standards over time, and depending on the type of institution (private management versus gov, etc). ...Read more