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Health
by Lea Winters
7 years ago
How Does Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Work?

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is one type of weight-loss surgery for severely obese people. Find out if it's right for you.

Health
by C. Locklear
7 years ago
Lipoma Removal Surgery

Lipoma Overview    Lipoma is the medical term for the thin layers of fatty tissue that has been known to grow in various places on one's body. One person may have several areas that are subject to the growth of lipoma; in some cases the patient may only have one...

Health
by Brockett
8 years ago
Staying on Track: A look at the organization used by doctors to conduct official business in medical interviews

Medical interviews are conducted with the doctor primary leading the conversation. The doctor uses specific types of questions and responses to guide the conversation to the official business that needs to be discussed. The official business is the primary purpose of the interview, such as diagnosing a patient with cancer and determining the next steps in the cancer treatment.

Health
by DebDavies
7 years ago
Capgras's Delusion: Capgras's Syndrome

Capgras's syndrome, also called Capgras's delusion, possibly effects thousand of Americans every day.

Health
by Dude88
8 years ago
What is polycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS)?

What is polycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS)? Patients with PCOS have a number of small underdeveloped follicles present on the outer surface of  their ovaries. These follicles are often less than 8mm in size and have failed to develop due to a hormone imbalance. These ‘cyst’ lie structure...

Health
by Sweetnaomi
7 years ago
Patient Safety For Nursing Students

Just a review for nursing students.

Beauty
by x3xsolxdierx3x
8 years ago
How to Give a Complete Bed Bath

Whether in a home or hospital setting, a patient or client may require a complete bed bath to be conducted. When particular physical conditions lead to patient immobility, a complete bed bath may be required if a patient simply cannot move beyond the confines and limitations of their own...

Health
by DebDavies
7 years ago
Cotard's Delusion: The Real Walking Dead

Patients with Cotard’s delusion firmly believe they are actually dead, are missing one or more body parts, are missing most or all of their blood, are missing one or more vital internal organs, are missing parts of their skeleton or have lost their souls. Some patients with Cotard’s syndrome deny their very existence.   

Health
by Leigh Abilland
7 years ago
May I Supersize Your Healthcare Today?

Healthcare is an industry quickly becoming driven by customer service, not just quality healthcare. Should health consumers have the same expectations of healthcare personnel as they do for restaurant staff?

Health
by AnaJackson
9 years ago
6 Tips on How to Help a Mesothelioma Cancer Patient

According to health experts, the only known cause for a mesothelioma-cancer diagnosis is exposure to asbestos. Unfortunately, individuals exposed to asbestos normally do not display any symptoms until decades after the event. For this reason, doctors often diagnose mesothelioma cancer when it's already...

Health
by Cammy
5 years ago
Prayer Power: Research Study on Prayer for Physical Healing

Scientists are studying prayer power and are particularly interested in the healing role of prayer. Evidence suggests that prayer has a positive impact.

Lifestyle
by Brockett
8 years ago
A basic overview of the medical interview The Lucky One with special attention given to the techniques used by the doctor to keep the medical agenda on track

Problems in doctor-patient communication have been occurring for many decades, but it has not been until recently that scholars have begun to focus on these problems. It is common in medical interviews to see the doctors doing specific verbal and nonverbal actions to move the medical interview along without showing concern for the patient's feelings and concerns.

Health
by Dude88
8 years ago
Prognosis of Melanoma Skin Cancer

The best survival rates of melanoma arise when the cancer is detected at its early stages, this is generally when the size of the tumours is small and treatable. After detection the prognosis of the cancer can be determined by assessing a number of histopathological factors such...

Health
by MrRooibos
4 years ago
Caring for Alzheimer's (Part 2)

It is not simply up to the average person to recognise the effects of Alzheimer's in family members; testing and diagnosis have become much more advanced and prevalent in recent years. To make a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, the physician in question uses a series of questions and tests (MMSE or Mini Mental State Examination) which can help assess the disease's progression and severity. The clock drawing test is another simple tool to screen for Alzheimer's as it provides insight into cognitive ability. Another interesting new predictive test for early stages of Alzheimer's involves the fact that early stage sufferers demonstrate a significant difference between left and right nostrils in ability to smell peanut butter.

Health
by heanders
6 years ago
Best Blood Glucose Meter: Nova Max Plus

This is a review of the Nova Max Plus glucose meter to test blood sugar for diabetes, hypoglycemia, and hyperglycemia.

Health
by tkmcdonald
7 years ago
TMAU-The Rotten Fish Disease

What would it be like to be ridiculed and ostracized by everyone you met because of the way you smell? This is what TMAU does to its sufferers.

Health
by ologsinquito
6 years ago
What Doctors Mean When They say, "I Think Your Cancer Will Respond to Chemotherapy"

Cancer patients often have their hopes raised when doctors say their disease is "treatable." What does this really mean?

Health
by M.E. Morgan
6 years ago
Clinical Evidence Supporting VSL#3 for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and Pouchitis

VSL#3 is a probiotic mix that contains eight unique strains of bacteria. Formulated by scientists in Italy, it is now highly respected by many medical organizations as a treatment for both Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and pouchitis. Is it really so beneficial? To find answers, we take a look at the clinical evidence.

Health
by weianow
6 years ago
Lifestyle Changes Necessary for Gastric Bypass Surgery Patient to Succeed

This article explores what the patient can expect after physically after gastric bypass surgery.

Health
by M.E. Morgan
5 years ago
Do Probiotics Have a Dark Side?

The beneficial bacteria found in probiotics are generally considered safe. However, there are situations when helpful bacteria found in probiotics can lead to to infectious disease. We take a special look at the situations when probiotics are not so beneficial.

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