A loved one’s dying is never easy, however it can be very dangerous to those left behind. The psychosocial event triggers changes in the heart’s function. Researchers showed this is why so many individuals die in close proximity. Please listen to DocHandal’s iTunes channel for the podcast “Grieving Can Be Bad For Your Health“.
Child Medical Sense
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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ICE– In Case of Emergency is THE phonebook entry for the person to call if you become unable to represent yourself. Every contact list should include an ICE person who can act as your health care advocate. He/She should know your health history, allergies if you are an organ donor-you get the idea. It is best that this person also be your medical power of attorney. Medical response personnel are trained to look for & contact the ‘ICE‘ phone entry when medical information is critically needed. Input your ICE contact today-DocHandal’s order!
Our bodies require balance in all things! Most important is Temperature. If our core temperature goes below 97F (36C) our bodys’ systems go into havoc. Cold exposure can cause hypothermia but more commonly Frostbite results. If untreated loss of tissue occurs. Be the smart one! Hear DocHandal’s podcast about prevention and care. Listen Up!
Learn from an ER Doc about head injuries. Trauma to the head is all too common and fortunately only a small percentage results in permanent brain damage. Foreknowledge is critical. Don’t be frighten for the wrong reasons, DocHandal’s latest podcast will give you the signs, tell you what not to do and what you can do when someone get a blow to the head and perhaps a concussion. So go to iTunes and Listen Up!
‘Take health care into your own hands’ that is the byline for the NEW US governments website www.HealthCare.gov
What a great resource for anyone –young adults, seniors, individuals with disabilities, small business, employers, individuals with children.
Lots of worthwhile information on your screen for the choosing:
-Specific information for your State- allows you to explore care options.
-‘Understanding the new law’
-‘Update Notes’ + ‘Newsroom’
There are also:
-Bulletins, Brochures, Letters, Grants
-Videos & Chats
Visit this site -definitely not a waste of your time, you must have and need this information!
Can you imagine how your child will react after being hurt? Do you want to wait and see how he or she will act when Emergency medical services (EMS) needs to come? Perhaps an ambulance will take your child to the hospital. An easy way to prepare, just in case, is a short video produced for and from the eyes of a child (Trauma Run ). From injury, exam, to being strapped onto a stretcher, for the ambulance ride, DocHandal will help your child to know about this possible experience.