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Please write a soap note for COPD with left venticular dysfunction?

Please write a soap note for COPD with left venticular dysfunction?

Sure: 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
labs: (results)
ecg: (results)
prior echo: (summary)
a:
1. COPD - stable
2. Chf- stable
p:
1. Continue current meds
2. Counsel- low salt diet. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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What is a SOAP note?

What is a SOAP note?

Medical Note: S= subjective, O = Objective, A = Assessment & T = Plan. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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How does a drug rehab program work?

How does a drug rehab program work?

Rehab: Thorough assessment is done during intake, then u will be involved in counseling & group therapy sessions (aa/na) to help u maintain sobriety & prevent relapse. ...Read more

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How can I check into a rehab for drugs?

How can I check into a rehab for drugs?

See a psychiatrist: A psychiatrist can make recommendations on which type of rehab is appropriate for you and help you point in the right direction towards recovery. Good luck! ...Read more

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What?Is a?Good drug rehabilitation place? In florida?

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

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What kind of activities take place in drug rehab centers?

What kind of activities take place in drug rehab centers?

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

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How is counseling part of a drug rehab program?

How is counseling part of a drug rehab program?

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 more

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Once i've detoxed off drugs is rehab important?

Once i've detoxed off drugs is rehab important?

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 more

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How long do people stay in rehab for for alcohol and drugs?

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

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Is there a place where they do drug and alcohol rehab in the mountains?

Is there a place where they do drug and alcohol rehab in the mountains?

?: Which mountains? There are many good alcohol and drug treatment programs. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a local alcohol drug intervention rehab?

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

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Can I do anything for a person that is addicted to drugs but they won't go to rehab?

Difficult: Until the person wants help, it is hard to do.
Lead a horse to water! analogy. ...Read more

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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

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What is the one drug detox rejects you for? There is one grug rehab centers don't detox for. What is it, please?

Methadone, maybe: Some detox centers establish a limit on the Methadone doses; above say 60 mg daily they may feel uneasy. But there is no such general rule, some centers will accept these patients. ...Read more

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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 more

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Could rehab stop drug addiction?

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

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How long does drug rehab typically last?

4day program: We have hospital based 4day rehab. It takes a long time changing lifestyle 12 step program suggest one year recovery. ...Read more

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What exactly happens in during drug rehab?

Reducing dependence: The goal of rehab is to reduce physiological dependence, and undo psychological dependence. For the physiological side, the dose of prescription drugs is gradually reduced and substituted with safer medications, to gradually turn off physical dependence. For illicit drug rehab, just the substitute drugs are given. Counseling is provided to turn off the psychological dependence. ...Read more

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What can people do in drug rehab programs.?

Drug rehab goals: If you mean the participant, he/she gets a chance to regain control of life away from the substance. Counseling to determine why the path was chosen will assist in changing the behavior. Education on the damages caused by the substance to the body will provide awareness of the cost of use. The milieu of those who have been there before will show the future to the new user. ...Read more

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Could an addict be court-ordered to drug rehab?

Drug Rehab & The Law: In some states and jurisdiction the court may have the vested power to order a person to enter a drug rehab. Alternatives may be available. But if ordered into a rehab, look at it as a blessing; it may your best means of gaining yourself back. ...Read more

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Which is the most ultimate drug rehab for young adults?

No clear answer: This is such a complex question depending on the person's needs/drug history/use etc.
Have someone with experience at treating substance abuse do a screening interview to figure out the best way of this individual. ...Read more

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I heard that most of the people who go to rehab end up using drugs again. Is that right?

Drug rehab failures: Different centers have different failure rates, but nationally close to 90% of those who did rehab will return to the poisons that led them there. Success depends how much the person wants to,succeed, eliminating contact with those who sold you, or shared the experience, and committing yourself,to a 12 step,program with a sponsor, and baby steps ( 1day at a time) will help,you win the battle. ...Read more

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Someone told me that most of the people who go to rehab end up using drugs againis that true?

Yes: Recidivism rates in alcohol/drug abuse can be as high as 90%. The problems are many, and the separation from a drug using social network helps for,that time, but the desire to use often is stronger than the desire to stay straight. Addiction means loss,of control among other things. The 12 step program in AA has been successful by invoking higher powers and a clean buddy to assist. Are you ready? ...Read more

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How can a person stop doing drugs? Besides rehab.so many people around me are dying from overdosing even after rehab and such...

How can a person stop doing drugs? Besides rehab.so many people around me are dying from overdosing even after rehab and such...

Deep...: After birth only guaranteed thing is death......no matter what you do ( Pope Paul, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Reagan ). Now you society, environment, education, family, belief, hope, faith plays a role against your gene to change your speed at which you meet the final end point. Like the wild animals, wild diseases of the past...this is the new killer. ...Read more