Your wallet can tell allot about you! In this podcast DocHandal is NOT discussing credit cards and cash, but wallet contents that can save your life. She shares what few pieces of medical info it should contain. Emergency personnel will be looking, especially if you are unable to communicate. Put what Doc suggests in your folder, electronic wallet or accessory brain, whichever you carry. Till the day implanted medical data chips are available–Listen UP!
Adult Medical Sense
Your I.C.E. number-Important in case of emergency. Every phonebook should have an entry for its owner’s I.C.E. contact. The ‘talk to person’ in case you can’t talk for your self. Bad “stuff’ happens so decide who you trust with your personal medical info and program your phones. Professionals are trained to look and call your I. C.E. contact. DocHandal’s podcast makes it simple and quick so Listen Up!
What is new in this field of medical miracles. Maybe you will be needed to save a life! Organs can be shared as a matter of fact you can give the right lobe of your liver to another and yours will regenerate (grow back)! Get the low down, on the progress in organ transplantation, domino transplant, the latest facts & report cards of transplantation centers. Included are financial issues and web resources like the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) www. srtr.org and more. So Listen Up to DocHandal.
Lately many of us do not see the physician (MD/DO), rather the health care provider is a PA or nurse practitioner. Often it is the APRN or RNP that writes for your medications and orders tests. So what training do they have? Are they supervised in a doctors office? What are the state laws regarding there abilities? Can they write prescriptions have their on offices that is solo practice? This and more is conveyed in a quick and open podcast at DocHandal iTunes channel-so Listen Up!
Physician Assistants are NOT Doctors not physicians! Therefore they are not titled nor addressed as “doctor”. All healthcare providers are not equal. You should be interested in the degree of education and what expertise the person caring for your health has. Your life may depend on it! You should know what are the credentials of your health care provider and what training is required to get them. Let DocHandal bluntly but honestly explain the training physician ‘assistants’ have and their role in your health care team. Listen Up! to learn so you realize who is assisting in your health matters.
Too often wither intentionally or accidentally overdoses from chemicals cost lives. Make a difference by learning about timely medical techniques and approaches to poisonings. Doc Handal explains actions that can save an OD victim, so Listen Up!
Stop being left out! Nurses and medical professionals are no different they have their own codes, slang and terms. Learn what you could be called. Get the inside language and use it when you are around Docs. Who better than your DocHandal to share what SOB, FOS and more medically means. Listen Up!
Many medical reasons exist for putting a drainage tube in your bladder- Foley Catheter. DocHandal explains the whys and how of this common procedure done to all age groups. The subtleties and tricks of the insertion are shared in this podcast, Listen UP! for a less traumatic experience.
There are 18 million diagnosed Diabetics in the US, another 7 million people who do not realize that they are Diabetes. Now medical knowledge identifies 79 million Americans with the condition of Prediabetes. DocHandal tells you the latest lowdown on this silent killer. How it is diagnosed,what it means, what to do about it & more from the podcast channel that teaches you more than most doctors ever do!
Over 3 million Americans suffer from anemia. Lower than normal red blood cells can wreak havoc on all our body functions. What causes this and what can be done? Pernicious anemia-what is it? If you want to know how to recognize anemia listen to this podcast for the lowdown as only DocHandal tells it.