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Urgent Care Medical Center – An Overview

An immediate care center manages minor afflictions and injuries in a health care center. It usually offers after-hours and walk-in medical care, no scheduled visit needed, outside of a hospital-based emergency room (ER).

24 Hour Emergency Clinics Provide Unique Care

A 24 hour emergency clinic provides quality care. The sudden and unexpected need for emergency care can be overwhelming to individuals and their families. When care is needed immediately for an injury or life-threatening illness, waiting to be seen by a doctor can be very stressful for patients. A walk in emergency clinic provides…

What Equipment Is Needed For a Medical Lab?

Medical laboratories have to perform a variety of complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic and bacteriological tests on a routine basis. Test results also have to be evaluated. For performing these day to day applications efficiently and accurately, a medical lab needs a wide range of equipment. Leading distributors of medical laboratory equipment in the US offer sophisticated models of new and recertified lab devices at competitive prices to meet their analytical and diagnostic requirements.

Today’s Travel Clinic Planning Tomorrow’s Trip

The reason why these countries stand out is their prevalence of yellow fever. Yellow fever is a life-threatening disease caused by the yellow fever virus. Over the years it has had some pretty awful nicknames including Yellow Jack (Not too bad), the American Plague (awful) and the Black Vomit (Absolutely awful!).

The Nutrition and Health of Teenagers

Adolescence is the golden period both for the physical and mental development. Nutrition is the material basis to guarantee the normal growth and development of the body. During the adolescence, the endocrine and metabolism of the body is very active.

The Benefits of Radiation Monitoring

The average person in the Unites States is exposed to radiation in multiple ways, yet this exposure can be harmful to the body. Radiation tracking exists in order to prevent a person from unnecessary exposure to radiation. If overexposure occurs, it may result in negative side effects, such as cell death or mutation, cataracts, sickness or even cancer.

Outcome 9: Management of Medicines – What Evidence Will the CQC Assessor Be Looking for?

If you are a health or social care provider that has recently submitted your CQC application, you will now be awaiting your visit from a CQC assessor. During these visits it is vital that you are prepared to demonstrate compliance with all of the Commission’s outcomes, some of which will be easier to demonstrate than others. Looking specifically at outcome 9 which relates to the management of medicines, there will be certain standards that the assessor will be looking for through both observations and direct questioning.

Summertime Blues, Sprained Ankles and the Walk-In Clinic

Summertime is almost here. It’s the perfect time to get to the parks and check out all those good-looking girlies or hard-bodied men (depending on which way you swing.). It’s also time to break out those running shoes and hit the pavement. This is how the trouble begins…

Lean Six Sigma Can Reduce Health Care Costs

In his inauguration speech, President Obama called for improving health care quality and reducing costs. In 2008, U.S. health care costs exceeded $2.4 trillion and are expected to climb to $3.1 trillion by 2012, according to the National Coalition on Health Care.

Types of Gloves Used in Healthcare

The use of gloves in protecting hands from infecting diseases during healthcare works in an easy and effective way. Since 1987, gloves have become the key components for healthcare workers. Because of the different purposes under different circumstances, gloves have developed into many kinds of types and, understanding these types well will reduce the cost and improve the safety for both patients and healthcare workers.

Desperate Doctors, It’s Not A TV Show

Sometimes even the largest national issues are best understood through the prism of individual anecdote. Over the last week I serendipitously encountered three old acquaintances, at different stages of their medical careers, whose experiences can tell us much about where medical reform is heading. Just like me, their stories may surprise you.

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