Or is it ‘Sick From the Holidays’? Why do so many folks end up in the ER over the holidays? Some instances are preventable and within one’s power to control. Have a healthy 2010 holidays this year, Listen Up to DocHandal’s podcast!
Have a read of this Adult Medical Comon Sense article that will give you the quick simple ‘What to Do’ and ‘Do Nots’ when you come upon someone Choking this holiday. This is a skill you need to learn and practice and this can best done in a CPR class.
DocHandal’s latest podcast shares the long term health results of salty diets in the teen years. Less salt means less high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke in adulthood. The numbers, the odds, the culprits and more from Doc Handal. Help your teenagers!
You do not take your nails for granted- do you? Listen up! DocHandal’s latest podcast available free from (iTunes), The long and short of about finger and toenails: basics, how nails are a clue to our overall health and their common problems.
The medical powers that be- researchers and medical practitioners the world over got together and CHANGED how CPR is done-that is ‘A-B-C’ (Airway -Breathing- Circulation) is NOW ‘C-A-B’. Want to know what this means for you? Have a listen to DocHandal’s latest on You Tube
It’s coming- a shortage of medical doctors in the US. The numbers are impressive. Part is a dramatic number retiring while fewer are incoming into medicine. The need for medical care is not decreasing but increasing. To fill this void some might say the ranks of ‘cheaper labor’ are increasing. A growth in the number of nurse practitioners (NPs & APRNs) and physicians assistants (PAs) is occurring. How are these providers different, insurance issues, training? DocHandal explains these realities in her latest FREE iTunes podcast Medical podcastDoctor Shortage-Why?
This bacterial infection caused by Vibrio Cholerae is reported in the USA- not just in underdeveloped countries. An epidemic outbreak can easily can come to your door. Learn signs/symptoms and treatment for this gastrointestinal infection. Doc Handal’s latest podcast-‘Cholera Still with Us‘ arms you with need to know information-Listen Up!
Latex is all around us. From underwear elastic to life saving catheters. 4% of the 50 million people who suffer with allergies are allergic to latex. Natural or synthetic, is there a difference? Yes! Learn more about this common problem, how our body reacts by listening to Doc’s latest Podcast – ‘Latex Allergic?’ at the iTunes store FREE.
Learn what you can do if someone you care about refuses medical help. This is a complex and at times critical situation, Doc Handal’s latest podcast offers some useful tips for dealing with this difficult opposition.
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Do you have a child under 18?
They could end up needing medical care when you are not available.
Yes if it is a life and limb threatening emergency whereever they are taken will intervene while trying to reach you or legal parent/guardian.
HOWEVER does the babbysitter caregiver know your child’s allegies, medications or personal physicians? You should fill out a “Consent for Medical/Surgical Care/Emergency Treatment and Child’s Medical Information”.
Read DocHandal’s Child Medical Sense Article and learn more
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