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Whats the machine called in a hospital which measures your heart rate and goes beep beep beep?

Whats the machine called in a hospital which measures your heart rate and goes beep beep beep?

EKG: It is called an electrocardiographic heart monitor. A print out from the machine is called an electrocardiogram and is abbreviated EKG or in modern medical lingo, more often a ecg. The beeping is generally set to be more noisy when the heart rate is irregular, to help warn clinical staff who may not be able to continually look at the monitors. ...Read more

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My gf just to 9 melatonin pills should I call the hospital?

My gf just to 9 melatonin pills should I call the hospital?

Call 911: Melatonin over the counter medication is used as sleep medicine besides several other conditions, with no scientific proof. Ld 50 lethal dose is not established, humans took as much as 6000 mg , you girl friend should be ok after stomach washing in er but need professional help ( psychiatric ) not to repeat again if her intension is suicide. ...Read more

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If you go to the hospital for an overdose, do they call cops?

If you go to the hospital for an overdose, do they call cops?

No. ? Psychiatrist: Not supposed to in the us. Appropriate (not police) have to be informed if subject is a child. Home circumstances must be investigated before it is safe to return a child, after overdose, to their home. ...Read more

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How can I ensure my baby won't be given formula in the hospital and cps won't be called?

How can I ensure my baby won't be given formula in the hospital and cps won't be called?

No formula: Just ask! most hospitals have breastfeeding initiatives and want to do whatever they can to promote breastfeeding. Not sure what you have heard, but no one at the hospital is looking to give the baby formula unless you request it. You can also request that a pacifier or "binky" not be given. ...Read more

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Please explain what do you call the bag of water beside your bed you're connected to when in hospital?

Please explain what do you call the bag of water beside your bed you're connected to when in hospital?

IV fluid: Most patients in the hospital will have an IV which is a very small tube that allows fluid and medication to be administered. The bag of water is usually either Normal Saline or lactated ringers- water with nutrients added ...Read more

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What are the tests called to find out if have chlaymadia or gonnorhea?what do I say when I go to a hospital?

What are the tests called to find out if have chlaymadia or gonnorhea?what do I say when I go to a hospital?

STD tests: if you are worried about sexually transmitted diseases, the best thing to do is to tell the doctor just what pt you are worried about, any symptoms you are having and they will order the correct tests. You do not have to know the name or what tests to order, it is not like going to a restaurant and picking tests from a menu. ...Read more

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What is the specific purpose of a suction machine in hospital room?

What is the specific purpose of a suction machine in hospital room?

See below: Primarily to suction any secretions from the mouth/trachea to avoid aspiration and subsequent infection. ...Read more

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What is the ambulance area of hospital emergency rooms called?

Dock or bay: They are called ambulance docks or bays. Some other countries may have other special names for them. ...Read more