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Discharge Planning for a Patient after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery By Farrukh Khan
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Coronary heart disease is a major concern for the older adult population in the West and in many other countries around the world. However, it is important to understand that it is possible to treat... More > coronary heart disease and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery provides significant relief to patients in terms of bringing about an improvement in their quality of life and a reduction in mortality. Recovery from a shocking experience requires that the patient and their caregivers know what is likely to benefit them the most and how to cope at home with the aftermath of surgery. Discharge planning is about determining what a patient needs for a smooth move from one level of care to the other, as they shift from a hospital surgical ward to recover at home as an outpatient. This write-up presents discharge planning for a patient who has had Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery performed on them in a surgical ward and is preparing to shift to their home.< Less
Discharge Planning for a Patient after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery By Farrukh Khan
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Coronary heart disease is a major concern for the older adult population in the West and in many other countries around the world. However, it is important to understand that it is possible to treat... More > coronary heart disease and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery provides significant relief to patients in terms of bringing about an improvement in their quality of life and a reduction in mortality. Recovery from a shocking experience requires that the patient and their caregivers know what is likely to benefit them the most and how to cope at home with the aftermath of surgery. Discharge planning is about determining what a patient needs for a smooth move from one level of care to the other, as they shift from a hospital surgical ward to recover at home as an outpatient. This write-up presents discharge planning for a patient who has had Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery performed on them in a surgical ward and is preparing to shift to their home.< Less
Chasing Dreams, A Memoir By Govind Garg
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The story of a hearing impaired boy growing up in a small village in India. To realize his dream of becoming a doctor he had to overcome many obstacles: a harsh father, poor hearing, lack of... More > comprehension and little emotional support. See the difficulties he faced through college and finally medical school. From India he traveled to Canada and the United States, where he received exemplary training in Anesthesia at McGill University and Harvard Medical School. Follow his career and personal growth through academic medicine and private practice, along with the ups and downs he faced as a result of his poor hearing. Finally, with the many improvements in hearing aid technology, he was able to hear and function almost normally. Read how he developed one of the first freestanding surgical centers in the US. Then follow the challenges of a partnership, financing the project and finally running the center. His study of philosophy and existentialism have been important aspects of his life.< Less
Thyroid Newsletter -- September/October 2006 By Mary Shomon
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Sticking Out Our Necks: The Thyroid Disease Newsletter (September/October 2006 issue). This issue features the following articles/news stories: Doctors Could Benefit From Further Knowledge of... More > Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy | Ultrasound Therapy Proves Promising in Thyroid | Treating Graves' Disease During Pregnancy Is Safe | Ultrasound Best Test to Detect Recurrent Thyroid Cancer | Accurate Technique for Identifying Thyroid Cancer | Hate Broccoli? There May Be a Thyroid-Related Reason | Outpatient Thyroid Surgery Safe for Most Patients | Eating Protein Boosts Hormone That Staves Off Hunger | Want to Keep the Weight Off? Weigh Every Day | Brown Seaweed-- Fat Fighter | 44 Million Women at Risk of Thyroid Deficiency From Rocket Fuel Chemical Perchlorate | Paying Medical Bills | Should You Be Concerned About Generic Levothyroxine? | Sneak Preview of Thyroid Hormone Breakthrough< Less
Thyroid Newsletter -- July/August 2006 By Mary Shomon
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Sticking Out Our Necks: The Thyroid Disease Newsletter (July/August 2006 Issue) features the following news stories and articles: Everything You Need to Know About TSH | What Does the TSH Test... More > Measure? | Why is Your TSH Fluctuating? | High-Fiber Bread and Treatment for Hypothyroidism | Long Term Antithyroid Drugs Versus Withdrawl | Potassium Iodide as a Treatment for Hyperthyroidism | Does a Lower-End TSH Level Improve Quality of Life? | Percutaneous Ethanol Injection for Thyroid Cancer Recurrence | Minimally Invasive Surgery for Thyroid Cancer | Thyroid Eye Disease | Outpatient Thyroid Surgery | Weight Gain After Thyroid Surgery | Increased Levothyroxine Needs During Pregnancy | Antipituitary Antibodies in Post-Partum Thyroiditis | Heart Disease | TSH Levels and the Role of Iodine in People Over 60 | Radioactive Treatments Can Trigger Airport Security...Even Weeks After Treatment | Hot Temperatures May be Hazardous to Your Drugs< Less
The Dartmouth Atlas of Children's Health Care in Northern New England By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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While the quality of health care has a powerful influence on the well-being of infants and children, little information is available about the medical services received by children. This Dartmouth... More > Atlas report examines small area variations in children’s health care in one region of the United States—Northern New England—and shows the patterns of care received by children for ambulatory physician services, hospitalization, common surgery, imaging, and outpatient prescription fills. The findings from this report show marked variation in care across the region. While there are many examples of excellent care, the findings raise troubling questions about whether the medical practice patterns reflect the care that infants and children need and that their families want.< Less
The Dartmouth Atlas of Children's Health Care in Northern New England By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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While the quality of health care has a powerful influence on the well-being of infants and children, little information is available about the medical services received by children. This Dartmouth... More > Atlas report examines small area variations in children’s health care in one region of the United States—Northern New England—and shows the patterns of care received by children for ambulatory physician services, hospitalization, common surgery, imaging, and outpatient prescription fills. The findings from this report show marked variation in care across the region. While there are many examples of excellent care, the findings raise troubling questions about whether the medical practice patterns reflect the care that infants and children need and that their families want.< Less