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Dental Care – When Is It Needed?

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Dental Care – When Is It Needed?

Dental Care – When Is It Needed?

In today’s world, people are always facing acute shortage of time. Every morning they have to get up, brush their teeth, take a quick shower, eat breakfast, and then rush to their workplace. People who have children to look after face a bigger problem in time management. Due to rushing and hurrying, we tend to neglect one very important part of health and hygiene – our teeth.

Dentists recommend that we need to brush our teeth at least twice a day to keep our mouth clean. But due to the shortage of time, we tend to rush through and in the process our teeth and gums are not cleaned properly...

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Wound Care Specialty Helping Patient Outcomes

Wound Care Specialty Helping Patient Outcomes

Wound Care Specialty Helping Patient Outcomes

Wound care specialty helping patients outcomes in hospitals, nursing facilities, subacute facilities and in out patient settings. A  wound care specialist has achieved a level of training, testing and certification that allows for advance treatment of wound care. A wound specialist can be employed in a variety of settings from emergency rooms to long-term health care environments.

In the triage or emergency-room setting, specialists use their training to provide more immediate treatment...

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Useful Information About Acute Pancreatitis

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Useful Information About Acute Pancreatitis

Useful Information About Acute Pancreatitis

Here is some useful information about acute pancreatitis a very painful and serious health condition. If left untreated it can be potentially fatal. Therefore if you care about your health and that of your loved ones it is important to have a basic knowledge of the signs, symptoms and causes of acute pancreatitis.

What Happens

One of the functions of the pancreas is to secrete pancreatic juice through the pancreatic duct into the small intestine...

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Freestanding Emergency Units

Freestanding Emergency Units

Freestanding Emergency Units

Freestanding Emergency Units

Freestanding emergency units can best serve the community when there is a medical emergency. Medical emergencies are injuries or illnesses that are acute and pose an immediate risk to a person’s life or long term health. These emergencies may require assistance from another person, who should ideally be appropriately trained and qualified to offer such care. Depending on how severe the emergency is, and the quality of the treatment to be given, it may require the involvement of several trained medical personnel.
Essentially, acute medical problems are those that are normally brief with sudden onset...

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Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine

Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine

Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine

Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine

Emergency and urgent care medicine is changing. Here in the this country, there are in the region of thirty thousand Hospitalists active today. Just about half of hospitals across the land have a branch of this specialized unit. Many medical education institutions, such as colleges and universities, are beginning to develop Hospitalist-based residency programs. Hospitalists have a very narrow and contemporary history: in the last decade or so, a forte for a broad and intense, hospital based specialty emerged...

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Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

In India, emergency medical service is regarded as an evolving discipline in the field of healthcare. Even though EMS made quite a progress, the need for a well-equipped and coordinated EMS system to respond to emergencies still remains a distant reality.
Statistics
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its report on emergency medical cases indicates that by 2020 road crashes will be a major killer in India, accounting for 546,000 deaths. Although India has only one per cent of the world’s motor vehicles, it still accounts for six per cent of the total global Road Traffic Accidental (RTA) deaths...

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Emergency Room Surprise Billing

Emergency Room Surprise Billing

Emergency Room Surprise Billing

Emergency Room Surprise Billing

For most people a visit to an emergency room carries sufficient stress. As many as twenty percent (20%) of emergency room patients receive additional trauma in the form of an unanticipated medical bill– in more than a few cases for thousands of dollars.
Patients who are forced to use the emergency services in a hospital, even one that is within their insurance network have a twenty percent (20%) of seeing an out-of-network ER doctor who may bill them for his services according to the New England Journal of Medicine.
The article was based on a sample size of over 2...

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