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What Does Critical Condition At Hospital
Complicated: The rx would be antibiotics for the treatment of the infection, and supportive care. The supportive care needed depends on how sick the patient is, and can range from supplemental oxygen to needing a breathing tube and support with a mechanical ventilator, other kinds of critical care support, such as fluids & drugs to support blood pressure may be used. Sometimes steroids for inflammation.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a friend who has been diagnosed with legionnaires disease and is in the critical care department of a local hospital. Is this a disease that is mandated to be reported to the (u.S.) cdc? Will there be follow up on the source of the bacteria?
Yes and yes: Legionella is nationally reportable- the lab that did the testing or the physician will report the result to the local health department, which will be responsible for further notification. Typically, if the source is not known some investigation will occur. This may involve testing water sources and other environmental risks, and investigating related cases.See 2 more doctor answers
There was a hospital incinerator near my home, to escape from its fumes used ordinary air conditioner. Was that enough protection?
Ask hospital: Incinerators at hospitals are unlikely to burn dangerous chemicals that will get into the air. Strict regulations require hospitals and other health care facilities to dispose hazardous waste in a safe manner that will not endanger the environment. It is unlikely that hazardous chemicals were in the incinerator.
Talk with doctor: You should be in contact with your doctor by phone if you are in pain or bleeding. Going to the er should be a joint decision, unless you are experiencing extreme uncontrollable pain or other unusual or concerning symptoms.
I'm just wondering, if you are not diagnosed with a mental disorder, can you not enter a mental health hospital?
Observation: There's usually at least a working diagnosis (can include substance abuse) when someone is admitted to an inpatient psychiatric hospital. It may only be a 3 day observation period to better delineate the person's symptoms, though. If there's not even a provisional psychiatric diagnosis and the person isn't a danger to self or others, admission is unlikely. Outpatient referral possible, though.
ICU: Hi. The intensive care unit may be run by various specialists: medical ICU is usually run by pulmonary critical care, cardiac ICU is run by cardiology, surgical ICU is run by anesthesiologists with surgical input, pediatric ICU and neonatal ICU are run by pediatric intensivists, neurological ICU is run by neurological intensivists. What ICU a patient ends up in depends on patient problem.See 2 more doctor answers
If you had a very: mild case (which is not very likely) it would be possible to treat you at home. It is more likely that you will need supportive care and treatment which is best performed in the hospital.
Hospital for anxiety: The answer is 'yes'--sometimes, anxiety could be so pervasive and paralyzing that a patient is actually admitted to a hospital for control of symptoms with medication and discharge planning to return them to function. This is very rare now because we have good medicines for anxiety and because insurance companies don't like to pay for a hospital.
Pediatric Ophthalmo-: logists at the Parkway Health Center, Chao Wai Medical Center, 2001-300, 1F, Block AB, No.jia 6, Chaowai Street, Chao Yang District, 152 1087 5417 (Chinese & English) or the retinal specialists on www.asrs.org/international/international-liaison-leaders-and-delegates/asia-pacific/chinese-ocular-fundus-society can help you find a Pediatric Retinal Specialist. Check out all of them. Good luck.
Too long a list: The list of reasons for admission to hospital is too long to write down. If you were to provide the symptoms that caused the person to go to the hospital, it may be possible to narrow the list. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine
Is it lawful for someone to work in childcare after voluntarily admission to a mental hospital for stress disorder?
Possibly: Auto-immune disorder can be very dangerous and some of them deadly, due to organ damage or complications of the treatment. They are also at higher risk of having other conditions such as heart attacks or strokes.
Need more info: Are you uneasy about having to care for your baby by yourself because it is a new experience for you; or does your baby have some medical problem that requires extra care? Talk to your doctor and the social work staff at the hospital.See 1 more doctor answer
My cousin might have chron's disease. Her heart dropped to 40 BPM and BP 60/40. She's in the hospital now, but what is chron's disease?
It's an inflammation: Of the lining of the intestinal tract. Can lead to abdominal pain, diarrhea and malnutrition. The exact cause remains unknown. Possibly an autoimmune reaction to a virus. Can't be cure but disease can be control and patients can be in remission for long periods of time. Also associated with fever, fatigue, joint pain, eye inflammation. Gastroenterologist should be involve for diagnosis/treatment.See 1 more doctor answer
Should I schedule an appointment with my sister's pediatrician or take her to the hospital the next time her mental condition spirals out of control?
Talk with her docs: You should discuss this with your sister's healthcare team. Make sure you talk with the pediatrician, psychiatrist, and any other members of her healthcare team to go over the proper approach depending on the situation. If she is ever a danger to herself or others, she needs to be seen ASAP. Police may need to be called in this event.
I'm 52 5"6 80lbs can't get help for my eating disorder here in ky and my insurance won't cover going out of state, and dr won't put me in the hospital?
Perhaps a phone: consult w/an expert from the Renfrew Center would provide alternative ideas. Also, seek outpatient psychotherapy by a mental health professional who specializes in eating disorders. You sound motivated. Use that to get better no matter what the system allows. Peace and good health.See 2 more doctor answers
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