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What types of patients are at risk for pneumocephalus, is this worse when you fly?

What types of patients are at risk for pneumocephalus, is this worse when you fly?

Trauma: Pneumocephalus is air within the cranial cavity and would be seen after a traumatic head injury and skull fracture. Rarely after a neurosurgical procedure. It is not strongly associated with flying. ...Read more

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What types of patients do pediatricians see?

What types of patients do pediatricians see?

Birth till late teen: Pediatricians are trained in the non-surgical treatment of children across many areas of of treatment from the premature infant until late teens. Some focus their work in particular areas. ...Read more

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Which type of tests do patients with a risk of diabetes take?

Which type of tests do patients with a risk of diabetes take?

Blood sugar checks: Simplest test is check the fasting blood sugar.This gives you an idea if you are a diabetic or not. Other tests may be done if your fasting sugar is over 100mg(normal level is 70-99mg). ...Read more

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Which type of diet is advisable for a patient with diverticulitis?

Which type of diet is advisable for a patient with diverticulitis?

Diverticulitus: Diverticulitis means an active infection of small pouches of the colon that needs treatment with antibiotics. With an active infection, foods should be small and very light, liquids & a few sift foods until the infection has resolved. Then later your doctor would start you on high fiber foods after infection has fully resolved. ...Read more

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What different types of food are out there that can be given to a comatose patient?

What different types of food are out there that can be given to a comatose patient?

Not possible: By definition a comatose patient is unable to eat so no foods can be given by mouth. Ivs or tube feedings with specific nutritional liquids are needed. ...Read more

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What type of anesthetic should not be used when a patient is taking niphidipine medication ??

What type of anesthetic should not be used when a patient is taking niphidipine medication   ??

Hi Mike!: Many different pharmaceuticals are used in anesthesia & it would take a book to answer this seemingly simple question. Your anesthesiologist knows which ones s'he uses and can avoid those that might interact with calcium channel blockers like nifedipine. So as long as s'he knows that you're taking nifedipine (and which form) and you take the last dose when advised, you'll be okay. ...Read more

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Is it true that patients with cluster b personality types are sometimes known as energy vampires?

Toxic: Because their antics and behavior can absolutely drain the people around them. ...Read more