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What Are The Dangers Of Exercising With A Picc Line
Hospitalist: Hospitalists are specialized physicians who take care of inpatients. They may be internists for internal medicine patients, pediatrist for children and surgeons for surgical patients? They coordinate the care and upon discharge they contact the primary care physician and update the details. ...Read more
A picc line is a peripherally inserted central catheter. It is a long IV that is typically placed in a large vein in the upper arm. The tip of the catheter usually ends in the junction between a large vein (superior vena cava) and the upper chamber of the heart on the right side (right atrium). Picc lines are necessary for administering certain medications and ...Read more
Not rare: I can't give you a percentage, but if you consider all the variety of procedures possible, from oral extractions to skin lesions to orthopoedic repairs to simple hernias to the complex GI procedure to cardiothoracic procedures, there's a good chance something will be needed, and i'm not even including colonoscopy and other endoscopic procedures. Good luck. ...Read more
Many benefits!: For one, we feel weightless in water. Our joints take less impact, so it can be a wonderful substitute for walking if you have joint trouble or if you struggle with overweight. Also, exercise in water requires that we exercise against the resistance of the water. Beyond this, many people find the warmth of the water soothing to muscles and joints. It's a great sleep aid, if done in the evening! ...Read more
Hole in heart: Not enough room here, short inadequate answer is atrial or ventricular septal defects(holes)cause left to right shunting till bad things happen. For atrial the right heart gets overloaded and eventually pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure happen. For ventricular septal defect, left heart is overloaded and left heart failure and sometimes both sided failure occurs eventually. Oversimple ...Read more
Improve tone : The use of a leg press if performed under supervision or appropriate guidance will likely accomplish improvement in muscle tone of the lower extremities and buttocks. If performed improperly or excessively could lead to injury. ...Read more
Exercise - plank: The plank works the abdominal muscles to build core strength and stability. ...Read more
Currently taking a drug called Xarelto What do you think the treatment of the mixture occurred 3 times and whether the seriousness of the use sextopic?
Not sure: It is not clear what you mean by hole, so without knowing exactly what you mean it is impossible to answer. ...Read more
None: As far as I am concerned physicians with a do are every bit as capable as physicians with an md. There are no limitations. ...Read more
What are the pros and cons in terms of a child's development of having a stay-at-home mom or a working mom?
Many variables: More one-on-one nurturing is better than less. Parents usually do a better job with this than others. ...Read more
What are the specific benefits of having lumbar puncture under X-ray instead as opposed to the standard bedside way?
It depends...: Xray guidance usually isn't necessary for relatively slim persons with normal spines who are able to hold the proper position for 15-20 minutes. Xray guidance can be helpful otherwise, e.g. serious obesity or lower spine problems like arthritis or past injury or surgery. Discuss with the doctor or clinic where the LP will be done. ...Read more
Education, which: Is the key to successful eating/ nourishing yourself. ...Read more
Extreme low cal diet: Extreme low cal diets can create states of catabolism where the body starts breaking down its own tissue for energy. It can affect your electrolyte balance which will affect how the muscles of your body, which includes heart muscle functions. It lowers your metabolism for conservation of calories, instead of raising your metabolism. ...Read more
Unknown, unlikely: In the short term, glucosamine has not been shown to have any affect on sugar or developing diabetes. Long-term affects are unknown, but no evidence exists to suspect that long-term use of glucosamine will lead to a higher risk of developing diabetes. Further studies are needed to prove this though. ...Read more
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