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Writing Soap Notes Drug Rehab
S: 37yom comes in for reeval of COPD and chf. Doing well. No dyspnea/chest pain/orthopnea, or extremity edema.
O: BP 120/80, p78, r12.
Alert, comfortable, nad
cv: rrr no mrg
resp: clear bilat, no acc muscle use
extr: warm, good pulses, no edema
prior echo: (summary)
1. COPD - stable
2. Chf- stable
1. Continue current meds
2. Counsel- low salt diet. ...Read more
Iam with fair complextion but iam not satisfy with my complextion please please suggest me any skin whitning drug or soap which is available in india?
Sunscreen: There is nothing that will permanently give you a fair complexion, unfortunately. If your complexion is already fair, then your main goal is to keep it that way by using a broad-spectrum sunscreen spf 50 or higher and stay out of midday sun between hours of 10 am and 4 pm. Any creams or meds that you use to lighten complexion can actually lead to mottled pigmentation and more problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At my grandma’s rehab center, i’d see that the aids did all the work and the lpns told them what to do, and the rns passed out drugs. Is that the way it’s done?
Different work: There are multiple kinds of "work" in a rehab center or hospital. Some of this you never see, or may not recognize as "work". Making sure the medications are correctly prepared, documented, and given is work also. Different training, different responsibilities and tasks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many: Florida is a large state with lots of resources, but facilities change and gettign current information from someone who treats addictions and is familiar with the current state of more health care for less is wise. In the north central florida area the university of florida recovery center has some great doctors and a range of options, in ocala the vines offers treatment. ...Read more
From minimal to...: Depends on the rehab center. Quick opiod detox centers hospitalize you for three days and you spend four more in a "half way" facility. Little in the way of machinery for\ exercise. More sporting activities avaialble in facilities requiring weeks of stay, but again dependent on the unit! ...Read more
Big part: Counseling is very helpful in drug rehab. With one on one therapy and even with group therapy it can enable the person who is addicted to recognize certain behavior patterns that are associated with repeated drug use and can suggest alterative behavior patterns to break this cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Detox only helps to address the initial physical symtoms, but outpatient treatment is essential such as medications to allay craving, meetings and counseling to treat the reward and survival response of the brain. Addiction is a day to day disease that involves treatment from addiction specialists, counselors, therapists and the patient .It is a team effort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seven to 30 days.: This varies primarily based on insurance and one's ability to pay for rehab. Some say, that once an individual starts the path to sobriety they will be in recovery or rehabilitation for the rest of their lives. It is important to consider getting a sponsor and attending regular aa meetings which are held all over modesto and the world several times a day. ...Read more
SAMHSA: The substance abuse and mental health services administration (samhsa) is a good place to start: http://findtreatment.Samhsa.Gov/ the site lists facilities all over the us. You can either use the clinic locator on that page, or call the phone number for help. ...Read more
I'm not sure but is there anything you can do for a person that is addicted to drugs but they won't go to rehab?
'rehab' isnt a place: If the person is willing to get help, there are intensive outpatient programs combined with ambulatory detoxification (if necessary) that can be just as effective, and even more effective than an inpatient program. However, if the person is unwilling to admit they have a problem and/or get help, I suggest you try Alanon for your own issues. They may give you info that may help you deal with it. ...Read more
A family member needs help with mental issues and drugs. We were looking into any kind of mental institution. . Any advice? She has tried rehab.
Mental Health: Depending on the severity of drug addiction and the nature of this person's mental condition various plans could be made. Call your nearest psychiatric hospital and schedule an evaluation or seek consultation on an outpatient basis with a mental health professional to see if this is the best plan for your relative. My best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you name any free in-patient drug rehab facilities in CA. I'm trying to help my sister but she doesn't have insurance and I haven't had any luck. ?
Drug rehab: Sorry, I am in the East, but call your local health department for a reference. They can at least point you in the right direction. ...Read more
Yes: Do you think that if it didn't, anybody would go to it? However, unlike other medical treatments where success depends on the skill of the doctors/nurses and the effectiveness of medication, success in rehabilitation has more to do with how motivated you are, what resources are available to you, and how long you stay involved in treatment. Overall success can be as high as 90% in some groups. ...Read more