Healthcare Articles

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February 11, 2013 – 1,040 views
Dr. Brent Wells - Better Health Alaska
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) symptoms occur in the wrist and hand. The condition affects the functioning of the hand and fingers. Often the symptoms appear to be CTS, when it is really a neck problem. Conversely, it is commonly misdiagnosed as a neck problem, when in fact it is CTS... Full Story 
February 8, 2013 – 1,106 views
Frank Quinn
The advent of Electronic Medical Records has completely automated the healthcare industry. It has certainly taken medical practice to the next level. Although EMR technology has been around for decades, widespread adoption of electronic medical records merely began in 2009 with the promulgation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Considering the staggering amount of fatalities in the US, the health IT industry was depleting and citizens demanded quality and affordable healthcare, which is why the government... Full Story 
January 18, 2013 – 1,202 views
Benjamin Brafman
Teens with depression often suffer in silence. They are unlikely to express their feelings as depression. Although parents may feel that their teen is just being a "moody" teenager, parents should know that depression is not uncommon in teenagers, but can have a significant impact on a teen's life if left untreated. Parents and caregivers should look for certain signs and symptoms that may indicate depression in their teen... Full Story 
January 18, 2013 – 1,339 views
Kristy Turner
The medical transcription sector is growing and becoming more popular today. Traditional training programs on schools and colleges are increasing as well as training programs online. These further strengthen the reality that there is an increase in demand for professionals in this sector and that a lot of people are starting to study and begin a career as a medical transcriptionist... Full Story 
January 18, 2013 – 1,245 views
Sandy Darson
Caring for the elderly is one of the most rewarding jobs that a nurse can have. Typically, nurses can care for the elderly in a hospital, assisted living, and rest-home setting. However, there are those who care for elderly clients through in-home care programs. Yet, the opportunity to have contact with such patients is the very reason many nurses get into the profession. However, there are a few things that nurses who care for the elderly should know and consider in order to administer the best possible treatment... Full Story 
January 15, 2013 – 1,078 views
Benjamin Brafman
Family counseling can plan a significant role in an individual's recovery. Whether that individual is a parent, child, spouse, sibling, aunt, uncle or grandparent, her loved ones are likely to feel the impact of the substance abuse. Family counseling can help families heal the wounds of substance abuse, like anger, frustration and pain, as well as other issues that commonly affect families like codependency... Full Story 
January 15, 2013 – 4,061 views
Sandy Darson
As more people are searching for ways to be and stay healthy, there has been a growing interest in holistic treatment methods within the healthcare industry. Especially with conditions such as various cancers or where patients need long-term care. Though the actual results and the benefits are often debated by medical professionals, most admit that when a patient is in a good place emotionally, it only enhances their treatment. Thus, the popularity of holistic treatments is growing and there is an increasing demand for holistic medical professionals. This is especially true in the nursing profession as nurses usually have more interaction with patients... Full Story 
January 15, 2013 – 1,099 views
R. Klettke
Breaking a patient – physician confidentiality is one type of medical malpractice and can be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by a personal injury attorney who specializes in medical malpractice cases, otherwise known as a "medical malpractice attorney". Breaking a patient – physician confidentiality is one type of medical malpractice and can be grounds for a medical malpracticelawsuit filed by a personal injury attorney who specializes in medical malpractice cases, otherwise known as a "medical malpractice attorney"... Full Story