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Recognizing Delirium: A Checklist for Caregivers

) that changes rapidly? Seem unsteady while walking and not a result of a prior health condition ... delirium; recognizing delirium; checklist for caregivers for delirium recognition

Vaginal Hysterectomy

the Procedure Your health care provider may recommend a vaginal hysterectomy for several reasons ... , bleeding, and other problems. They may lead to future health problems. If left untreated, cancer can ... hysterectomy; gynecology; women's health; reproductive health;

Making Sense of Medical Advice

are those run by medical colleges, health foundations and organizations, and government ... If seemingly contradictory health news has you confused, it's time to learn how to read between ... medical advice, new health tip, health information web resources, multi-billion-dollar health-fraud industry

Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Teens

Blurry vision If your child has any of these symptoms, talk with your child's health care provider ... serious health issues such as: Kidney failure Nerve damage Blindness Amputation Coma, which can lead ... diabetes; type 1 diabetes; children's health; adolescent health;

Oximetry Podcast

measure the amount of blood that's saturated with oxygen. Your health care provider uses this test to

Febrile Seizures

febrile seizure; fever; children's health; neurological disorder

Exercises for a Healthy Back

started, you should talk with your health care provider to make sure these exercises are right for ... while doing these exercises. If you do, stop the exercise right away and call your health care provider ... back health; lifting techniques; back pain; back injury; spine;

AHA: Amid World Series Celebration, Teacher Saved by a Stranger

medical technician and have worked in home health nursing for 26 years," Tina Matzeder said. "So with his ... been involved in for many years. Chase turned out to be a fundraising dynamo, raising $1,785 in 2016

Overview of Breastfeeding

choice to breastfeed. Ask your health care provider, friends, family, and your employer for advice on ... how to make breastfeeding work for you and your new baby. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding Babies ... breastfeeding; breastmilk; infant nutrition; health benefits of breastfeeding; breast pump; colostrum;

Exercise During Pregnancy

exercise safely during pregnancy. But it's important to talk with your health care provider first ... harder to balance. If your health care provider gives you the green light, aim to exercise for at least ... prenatal; pregnancy; exercise; sports; walking; swimming; bike; cycling; exercising; obstetrics; gynecology; women's health; women's services

Cardiac Rehabilitation

activity program that's designed just for you and your health condition. The goal is to help you return ... starting an exercise program with the support of a health professional, and Help with making healthy ... heart; heart health; cardiac rehabilitation; cardiac rehab; heart attacks; heart disease; bypass surgery; angioplasty; cardiovascular; cardiology

Labor and Delivery

healthcare provider if you are worried about your baby’s or your health and safety. The DON'Ts Do not ... or treatment. If you have health care related concerns or questions, please seek the advice of your ... ; having the baby; obstetrics; gynecology; women's health; women's services; childbirth;

Abdominal Hysterectomy

will not be able to get pregnant. Reasons for the Procedure Your health care provider may recommend ... ; gynecology; gynecologic surgeries; women's health; women's services; menopause; fibroids

Common Changes During Pregnancy

. If you have health care related concerns or questions, please seek the advice of your physican or ... ; pregnancy discomforts; obstetrics; gynecology; women's health; women's services

Starting Hospice

when a health care provider believes he or she has about 6 months or less to live. You can then ... Veteran’s Health Administration office State department of health or social services The state

Breast Health: Preventive Care

Breast Health ... Preventive Care, Breast Health ... To monitor your breast health, you should get a year clinical exam and mammograms as directed by ... your doctor. Breast Health: Preventive Care Breast self-awareness Finding breast cancer early ... breast health, breast cancer prevention, breast self examination, breast self exam, clinical breast exam, mammography, mammogram

Reducing Risk of MSDs: Part of Your Health and Safety Program

*MSDs Health Safety ... Reduce Risk of MSDs: Health, Safety ... Reducing job-related injuries is part of every health and safety program. By taking ... responsibility for your health and well-being, you help prevent future injury and control any present symptoms ... 85585; reducing risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs): Part of your health and safety program

Coping with Your Diagnosis of a Chronic Health Condition

*Chronic Health Condition Cope Dx ... Coping: Chronic Health Condition ... If you have a chronic health condition, you have a problem that may not go away over time. Heart ... now, these conditions have no known cure. But you can take an active role in managing your health ... 84285; coping with your diagnosis of a chronic health condition; chronic health condition, coping

Living with a Chronic Health Condition: Reducing Stress

*Chronic Health Condition Stress ... Chronic Health Condition: Stress ... Health Condition: Reducing Stress Dealing with stress isn't easy. You may worry about all the ... a day has been found to help ease stress. Depending on your health, it can be done all at once or ... 84293; living with a chronic health condition, reducing stress; chronic health condition, stress reduction

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