No matter your age heat exhaustion or stroke can occur. Learn to recognize and avoid heat stroke. DocHandal also tells you how heat exhaustion can progress to stroke and what action to take quickly before it is too late. As always Doc tells you straightforward — What To Do and Do Not. Go to iTunes store and download FREE DocHandal Speaks-Listen Up! DocHandal packs in the lowdown on relevant topics in her weekly podcasts worth the few listening minutes.
Adult Medical Sense
Strokes can happen at an age and unless timely intervention occurs using the correct medication outcomes can be devastating. Once a stroke is recognized many factors decide the care and possible use of clot-busters. Doc Handal explains fibrinolytics, why you may or may not get them to help resolve a stroke. Know a common drug used intravenously to open blocked arteries in the body. Used not just for heart and brain vessels these ‘wonder drugs’ allow blood to reflow to vital organs before irreversible organ damage occurs. No worries Doc explains it clearly so you’ll remember the info, Listen Up! to her podcast.
How to survive the ER, medical tips for before you go, when there and when you leave. Have a look DocHandal’s latest podcast on her iTune channel ListenUp! and then go to Amazon’s CreateSpace to purchase the print version.
DocHandal wrote down everything you might find useful from her decades of caring for patients. She did consider the title ‘Getting Out Alive’, it would have been more sensational.
Let DocHandal share medical sense so you’ll be ‘impowered’ to get the best possible emergency care.
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!
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!