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  • What can you eat after you've had your gallbladder removed? Learn what to eat and what to avoid post-cholecystectomy and beyond. Get your life back after gallbladder removal!

    My Post-Gallbladder Surgery Diet

    My Post-Gallbladder Surgery Diet

    by Sarah Switalski1312

  • Why do we have to wait for so long in the emergency room? This article discusses the organization of American ERs, and why we have to wait when we are sick.

    Why Are the Waits So Long in the ER?

    Why Are the Waits So Long in the ER?

    by nickshamrock6

  • There are numerous advancement for patients due to new technology. This article explains pharmacogenomic testing, RNA technology, heart valve replacements and new cancer treatments. The treatment for acute strokes and hemorragic strokes is also explained. Artificial intelligence has made advances.

    Top Medical Innovations for 2019

    Top Medical Innovations for 2019

    by Pamela Oglesby41

  • Have you ever taken medication prescribed by your physician, but it doesn't seem to work? If so, you might be taken the medicine the wrong way. There is more to taking medicine than just swallowing a pill.

    How to Take Medicine the Right Way

    How to Take Medicine the Right Way

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Medical Quackery is an overpromotion of anything in the field of health and wellness. Learn how to recognize quack doctors, victims of quacks, the potential effects of medical quackery, and assess if quackery should be banned or adapted.

    Medical Quackery: To Ban or to Adapt?

    Medical Quackery: To Ban or to Adapt?

    by Ray2

  • A discussion about the costs, benefits and caveats of Medicare Advantage, Original Medicare, Medigap and Part D health insurance plans that will help you to decide which plans are best for you.

    What You Need to Know About Medicare Costs

    What You Need to Know About Medicare Costs

    by Sondra Rochelle0

  • After 5 years of donating plasma, I’ve learned a lot. In this article, I'll share my knowledge of the most common donation issues I’ve experienced and seen firsthand.

    Plasma Donation Tips and Tricks

    Plasma Donation Tips and Tricks

    by camarochix72144

  • Oleanz is an antipsychotic medication manufactured by Sun Pharma, India. It is used for psychotic symptom control, and its main side effects are drowsiness and weight gain.

    Uses and Side Effects of Oleanz (Olanzapine)

    Uses and Side Effects of Oleanz (Olanzapine)

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara12

  • Learn how to use Candid B cream to treat ringworm, jock itch, yeast infections, and other fungal infections of the skin. Find out about precautions and side effects, as well.

    Candid B Cream: Uses and Side Effects

    Candid B Cream: Uses and Side Effects

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara227

  • Candid-V1, -V3, and -V6 are anti-fungal vaginal preparations that come with a clotrimazole tablet and an applicator. It is used to treat vaginal candidiasis, also known as yeast infection.

    Candid-V1, -V3, and -V6: Usage and Side Effects

    Candid-V1, -V3, and -V6: Usage and Side Effects

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara197

  • The Patients' Bill of Rights established a set of standards by which health care providers should conduct themselves in patient care. Know your rights when it comes to your medical care.

    Patients' Bill of Rights in the United States

    Patients' Bill of Rights in the United States

    by L.L. Woodard0

  • A common ethical dilemma in nursing arises when the religious persuasion of parents making medical choices for their children clashes with the doctor's assessment of what's best.

    Ethics of Religious Restrictions in Nursing

    Ethics of Religious Restrictions in Nursing

    by Vince0

  • After years of dieting and yo-yo weight loss, I decided that surgery was the way to go. Being a nurse, I researched to find the procedure with the fewest side effects. I've had four surgeries since 2011.

    My Roller Coaster Ride Through Weight Loss Surgery

    My Roller Coaster Ride Through Weight Loss Surgery

    by Michelle Mollohan2

  • Do you know why it's important to periodically count the pills you get at the pharmacy? A home quality check ensures that you're getting what you paid for and that you won't run out of medicine early.

    Counting Your Pills at the Pharmacy Can Pay Off

    Counting Your Pills at the Pharmacy Can Pay Off

    by Laura Schneider6

  • There is so much information out there on whether or not to get the flu shot. What's a person to do? A walk through my search and what I found.

    The Big Debate Over Getting the Flu Shot

    The Big Debate Over Getting the Flu Shot

    by Lorelei Nettles0

  • Are you having a calcium scoring test? Here is what you need to know about why your doctor ordered it and what it will tell about your health.

    Calcium Scoring Explained

    Calcium Scoring Explained

    by Virginia Kearney5

  • Sporidex is an antibiotic commonly used for urinary tract infections, respiratory tract infections, middle ear infections, sinus infections, and skin infections. Generally, it causes few side effects.

    Uses and Side Effects of Sporidex

    Uses and Side Effects of Sporidex

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara6

  • Nursing care shouldn't be only about treating the physical diagnosis of the patient. Therapy should encompass the whole person, as well as their environment, in order for real healing to take place.

    What Is Holistic Nursing Care?

    What Is Holistic Nursing Care?

    by Helen Murphy Howell28

  • Most people are so nervous about their cataract operation, they don't think much about what to expect after the procedure. Unfortunately, some surgeons don't provide adequate information, either.

    What to Expect After Cataract Surgery

    What to Expect After Cataract Surgery

    by Kate Swanson270

  • If you are on a blood thinner like Coumadin (warfarin), you should be mindful of what foods you eat because they may interact with your medication. In particular, you should strive for a consistent daily vitamin K intake when you're on Coumadin.

    What Can You Eat While Taking Coumadin (Warfarin)?

    What Can You Eat While Taking Coumadin (Warfarin)?

    by Audrey Kirchner12

  • The recovery time for a laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is about two weeks or more depending on the individual. This article will discuss what to expect both during and after gallbladder surgery.

    Gallbladder Surgery Recovery Time

    Gallbladder Surgery Recovery Time

    by Edmund Custers12

  • Follow tricyclic antidepressants as they enter your body. Get a better understanding of the pharmacological effects as well as their sides effects.

    The Course of Tricyclic Antidepressants

    The Course of Tricyclic Antidepressants

    by Kristina0

  • A medical transcriptionist will transcribe all kinds of diagnostic data in their lifetime. Learn more about TFTs, LFTs, cardiac enzymes, coagulation panels, and cholesterol profiles.

    How to Transcribe Diagnostic Lab Data

    How to Transcribe Diagnostic Lab Data

    by Audrey Kirchner3

  • HIV counselors focus on education and prevention. This article explains what HIV counselors do and where they can work.

    How to Become an HIV Counselor

    How to Become an HIV Counselor

    by Marcy Goodfleisch11

  • Zyrtec is a useful drug if taken on a short-term basis. However, when taken for greater periods of time, Zyrtec side effects can lead to chronic itching, hives, and very unpleasant living.

    My Symptoms of Zyrtec Antihistamine Withdrawal

    My Symptoms of Zyrtec Antihistamine Withdrawal

    by Michael M Griffin77

  • What standards must contact lenses meet? What are the standards for testing contact lenses and contact lens products?

    Standards for Contact Lenses

    Standards for Contact Lenses

    by Tamara Wilhite0

  • Are you wondering if you can eat a normal diet after gallbladder removal surgery? Dietary complications may vary from one person to the next, but there are foods that can help in the healing process.

    Diet After Gallbladder Removal Surgery

    Diet After Gallbladder Removal Surgery

    by Edmund Custers9

  • Candid mouth paint is an anti-fungal oral medication manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals of India. The active ingredient of Candid mouth paint is clotrimazole, which is used to treat oral thrush.

    Candid Mouth Paint Usage and Side Effects

    Candid Mouth Paint Usage and Side Effects

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara18

  • It's important to keep your medications organized. Here are a few simple guidelines you should follow when organizing your medications.

    How to Get Your Medications Organized

    How to Get Your Medications Organized

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC8

  • Activities have the power to engage mental health clients in groups where they learn knowledge and skills to cope with the challenges they face. Use these activities to make your groups fun.

    Activities for Mental Health Groups

    Activities for Mental Health Groups

    by Blake Flannery0

  • Beclomin cream is a skin preparation used for mixed fungal and bacterial skin infections with associated inflammation. This article describes its uses and side effects.

    Uses and Side Effects of Beclomin Cream

    Uses and Side Effects of Beclomin Cream

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara17

  • Candid cream is a prescription anti-fungal skin preparation that contains 1% Clotrimazole. It is used to treat athlete's foot, jock itch, and body ringworm.

    Candid Cream: Uses and Side Effects

    Candid Cream: Uses and Side Effects

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara7

  • In order to donate plasma, your hematocrit (Ht or HCT) or protein levels, needs to be at a certain minimum level. Here are some helpful hints that I’ve learned during my 5 years as a plasma donor.

    How to Bring up Your Numbers for a Plasma Donation

    How to Bring up Your Numbers for a Plasma Donation

    by camarochix7226

  • Cannabis. Weed. Herb, pot, loud. A plant known to be useful both as medicine and for recreational enjoyment. But how might it be hurting you?

    How Is Marijuana Harmful?

    How Is Marijuana Harmful?

    by Matt Shaw0

  • Five percent of the currently existing drugs can cause hair loss in one way or the other. This type of hair loss usually involves scalp hair only. Anticancer drugs, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, and drugs for gout are common culprits while there are many others in the list.

    Medications That Cause Hair Loss

    Medications That Cause Hair Loss

    by Sherry Haynes2

  • The MRI procedure might be scary and upsetting for an anxious or claustrophobic person. This article offers information and coping methods for patients. It also provides helpful resource information.

    Claustrophobia and the MRI Machine

    Claustrophobia and the MRI Machine

    by Daisy Mariposa267

  • A biopsy is also known as a human tissue test. Simply put, a sample of your body’s tissue will be taken for tests and close examination. Just the sound of that can be a bit alarming. Your doctor is going to remove living tissues from your body after all and that sounds something really serious.

    Tissue Test: Biopsy Fundamentals and How to Prepare for One

    Tissue Test: Biopsy Fundamentals and How to Prepare for One

    by Sree Vani0

  • Some antibiotics such as tetracyclines can react with calcium present in the milk and other dairy products to form insoluble complexes that are poorly absorbed and have reduced antibacterial effects. This article includes a list of medicines that interact with milk and how to avoid this.

    Can Medicines Be Taken With Milk

    Can Medicines Be Taken With Milk

    by Sherry Haynes1

  • Adult tonsillectomies are more common than you might think, but the recovery process is often tiring and somewhat painful. Avoid prolonging your recovery time with a few simple post-op care tips.

    Recovery After Your Adult Tonsillectomy

    Recovery After Your Adult Tonsillectomy

    by Sarah Campbell10

  • BuSpar is a medication used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). It is generally taken twice a day and comes in a dividose tablet form. It has several interactions, one of which is grapefruit.

    Buspar Anti-Anxiety Medication

    Buspar Anti-Anxiety Medication

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC4

  • Are you scared to have D&C? Entering the women's surgery center, I feared this common operation on the uterus. But this outpatient procedure has changed since your mother had it 20 years ago.

    What to Expect in a D&C Outpatient Surgery

    What to Expect in a D&C Outpatient Surgery

    by Rula Lenski12

  • Cervical spine surgery is a procedure that corrects the movement of the neck and alleviate nerve compression. The prospect of surgery can be downright intimidating. If you are having one in the future, continue reading to know what to expect. ...

    What to Expect During and After a Cervical Spine Surgery

    What to Expect During and After a Cervical Spine Surgery

    by Alexis Mabury127

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