Doc’s Guides are available not only in English and Spanish but now also in French « Doc’s Guide des Premiers Secours » for our neighbors to the north and across the waters. Available through our eStore and Amazon for your Kindle. Also after downloading a free APP this Amazon purchase can be viewed on your Mac computer, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry or Android. Only $7.99 and hyperlinked for your quick use.
Have a look at a short book promo for ‘Doc’s First Aid Guide‘, ‘Guia De Simple de Primeros Auxilios‘ & ‘Doc’s Guide des Premiers Secours‘ on You Tube- check it out! No matter your e-reader device-Doc’s books are available to you.
‘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!
Doc’s First Aid Guide gets more recognition! The National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC)-May Book Club reviewed & posted a thoughtful and favorable opinion by Sari Fine Sheppird, Ph.D. (author of ‘101 Questions & Answers about Anorexia Nervosa‘). Have a read and tell DocHandal what you think.Remember your comments are always welcome. If you like, you can sample 20% of the book by going to ‘Smashwords‘. Use discount coupon (previous blog) to purchase your own copy.
April 26th, 2010, log onto cprweek.org and take the website tutorial. If you used the site last year, the tutorial will show you some new and improved features.
How will you celebrate National CPR Week this year? The week, June 1-7, 2010, is only TWO short months away, so start planning your training activities now. We’re again working together toward a goal of training ONE MILLION people in CPR in celebration of CPR Week.
If you have not heard about the iPad -you have been living under a rock! Apple has come out with yet another ‘game changer’ -but you all know that! But did you know that you can now download Doc’s Guides from the iBookstore? Yes, “Doc’s First Aid Guide” both the Spanish and English versions-are available to read on your iPad. SOON the French version as well! Stay tuned for the release of “Doc’s ER Guide” in eformat coming out next month-keep your fingers crossed.
More useful advice from DocHandal, this time on having your blood tested. The increasing obesity and incidence of diabetes should want you to learn more about blood sugar monitoring and testing. Doc Handal shares insider tips on this test and blood analysis. Listen for what the proper techniques are and why it is important for you to be prepared. Listen up, her suggestions will give you insights that can make a difference.
DocHandal Speaks! New -audio Podcasts available through iTunes store starting today. Doc Handal chats on a wide-range of questions she knows you wished you had asked. Her answers are straightforward, easy to understand. It’s like having the doctor at your side when you need her the most. Check out Tips for Dealing with Doctors. Let us know what you think.
After spending 30 years in emergency medicine, Kathleen A. Handal, MD believes that a good dose of medical common sense is what’s needed to keep people healthy and safe. “Too often, the people who lack basic knowledge of how their bodies work come to the emergency department when they are in crisis with problems that should have been addressed sooner. As medical educators we can change this by providing correct medical information, starting at a young age,” says Handal.
Featured in the February 2010 issue of the National Association of Medical Communicators, “Member in the Spotlight”