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Prenatal Care-What To Expect On Your First Visit, comment

I want to address this from the patient’s perspective. Expect to forget somethings. Thus, write down all of your questions at least one day before your first visit. Write down all the important information you think you may forget. Ask … Continue reading

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Weekly Dietary Intake Forms, comment

You can also make your own form. It can be placed on paper, Microsoft Excel, and/or Microsoft Word. What we did is made 6 columns. 1. Date 2. Time 3. Food item 4. Amount 5. Events before, during, and after … Continue reading

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Prenatal Care-What To Expect On Your First Visit

As soon as a women thinks she is pregnant, she needs to get a prenatal exam.  Regardless if she chooses a personal physician, obstetrician, or nurse-midwife, prenatal care is very important for monitoring the health of the mother and the … Continue reading

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Weekly Dietary Intake Forms, comment

I found the answer for you. Go to Google.com (or any search engine) and type into the search box “food diary weekly template.” I found some good forms (template) and some not so good. Choose the weekly dietary intake forms … Continue reading

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Atopic Dermatitis

Since my client, Mary (not her real name), had a skin condition I was curious about. I looked up information on Atopic Dermatitis-“which is a common, often chronic, long lasting skin disease that affects a large percentage of the worlds … Continue reading

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Rosacea

Symptoms of Rosecea broken-down- • Bumps or red pimples on the skin. These pimples are different from acne pimples. • Red lines in the face caused by enlarged blood vessels • Increased pore size • A tendency to flush and … Continue reading

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Weekly Dietary Intake Forms

Are there any weekly dietary intake forms available? Most times we use a daily intake form. Frequently, we have patients who have special meals on a weekly basis. For example, a special meal on Friday for religious reasons; a party … Continue reading

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President Obama is 50 years old this month

Happy birthday President Barack Obama. You are now 50 years old. I wish you health and prosperity. This a list of recommendations I have for all 50-year-old African American males. Actually this list is for African American males 45 through … Continue reading

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Age-related cataracts

Age-related cataract is a leading cause of vision loss. It is categorized by symptoms of a cloudy vision. There seems to be a film over the eyes as looking through a foggy or dirty window. Patients report seeing a glare … Continue reading

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Coughing

Review of Health Assessment for Nursing Practice by Wilson & Giddens. Within the course of Dr. Johnson. Chapter 17 covered the Lungs and the Respiratory System. Coughs have two common conditions; acute and chronic. The signs and symptoms need to … Continue reading

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