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The Mayo Clinic: A Performance Management Assessment

- At its most fundamental core, quality improvement of healthcare services and resources requires disciplined attention to the measurement, monitoring, and reporting of system performance (Drake, Harris, Watson, & Pohlner, 2011; Jones, 2010; Kennedy, Caselli, & Berry, 2011). Research points to performance measurement as a significant factor in enabling strategic planning processes and achievement of performance goals (Tapinos, Dyson & Meadows, 2005). Thus, without a system of measurement that accounts for the performance behaviors of healthcare professionals, managers and administrative employees, quality improvement remains a visionary abstraction (de Waal, 2004)....   [tags: Mayo Clinic Case Study]

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The Walls Of The Clinic

- The patient was more beautiful than she realized. If only she could see it for herself. The color from her dainty face had drained to a sickened green tint and her eyes widened in fear. The walls of the clinic exam room were ordained in calming colors, but offered the young woman no comfort. She continued to blink rapidly as if she would awaken from the nightmare; her long eyelashes could not fan the health worker’s words away. She thought it was harmless, just a night of fun. It made her feel valuable and attractive....   [tags: Human sexual behavior]

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The Clinic

- The Clinic The Clinic is one of a series of Alex Delaware novels written by Jonathan Kellerman. Alex Delaware is a psychology doctor who is often employed by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to provide psychological profiles of both victims and killers. The book is 465 pages long. In this novel Dr. Delaware has been asked to provide a psychological profile of the victim of a particularly gruesome murder. The victim is Professor Hope Devane, who was found murdered under a large elm tree in front of her home....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Mobile Clinic

- In our effort to address the barriers to healthcare access, our mission is to improve our clients well-being and health outcomes by providing mental health services and preventive care for individuals with a history of chronic homelessness. With a collaborative effort aided by the case management and outreach currently offered by the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLACC), the mobile clinic will provide additional supporting services that will focus on bringing mental health services, healthcare and social services directly to our clients....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health, Medicine]

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The Mayo Clinic

- In 2010, the Mayo Clinic (n.d.), recognizing the potential for social media, developed the Social Media Health Network, a global community for organizations, providers, patients and caregivers to exchange information, insight and guidance. This development is a result of the revolution of Internet usage. At the turn of the century, Internet was primarily used as a source of information for casual users. However, over subsequent years, information gathering began to morph into what we see today; a virtual community and social network....   [tags: Health care, Internet, Health literacy]

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The Public Needs Of The Community Clinic

- The Public Needs to Know The Community Clinic is a clinic that will help serve individuals who are currently unable to afford healthcare. We provide timely care and education in a safe nurturing environment. Our goal is to provide quality health services to those less fortune. Community clinic serve anyone who needs care regardless of ability to pay. The objective of the clinic is to provide respectable, yet empowering, high quality health care for individual who cannot afford health care services....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health insurance, Health]

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Medical Contributions Of The Cleveland Clinic

- Introduction Since it’s founding in 1921, by four Cleveland, Ohio physicians: Dr. George Crile, Frank Bunts, William Lower, and John Phillips, the Cleveland Clinic has been making advances in the medical community that had previously been unprecedented (“Cleveland Clinic Celebrates”, 2011). The Cleveland Clinic started with a total staff of 12 people: six surgeons, one radiologist, four internists, and one biophysicist. From the beginning the founders knew that it was important to have a diverse staff with varying degrees of specialty in order to provide the best care for their patients (“Cleveland Clinic About Us”, n.d.)....   [tags: Roaring Twenties, Wall Street Crash of 1929]

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Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Satellite Clinic

- Strengths. Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is the only healthcare facility located within Pocahontas County. Having no competition allows them to be the single provider for the community, which allows them flexibility when deciding the future of their facilities. With every service located within one location it allows for the expansion of a free standing satellite health clinic, located away from the main medical facility. This is a common practice with healthcare organizations throughout the U.S....   [tags: Hospital, Medicine, Health care, Health insurance]

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The At The Weston Family Practice Clinic

- The author of this piece has been tasked with helping the Weston Family Practice Clinic hire a new Office Manager, by developing a relevant and appropriate job analysis and strategy for assessing the qualifications of potential candidates. The O*NET Online database presents elements of the core knowledge, skills and attributes (KSAOs) typically associated with the position of an Office Manager, and could be helpful in this process. Findings from industry literature, indicating a more deliberate attempt at specifying and prioritizing sector competencies, reveal a more targeted and nuanced orientation....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health, Public health]

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The Clinic Manager Is An Educated Person

- Imagine you’re not feeling well and you decide to head to the doctor’s office for an appointment with your family physician. You arrive early and you’re sitting in the waiting room waiting for your name to be called, as you wait you sit back and look at all the activity surrounding you. The receptionists are answering the phones and greeting the patients, the nurses are taking the patients to their exam rooms, taking their vital signs, weights and concerns, the physicians are going in and out of the patient rooms....   [tags: Critical thinking, Management, Thought]

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The Importance Of Animals At A Veterinary Clinic

- I have been passionate about animals since I was little, I have dedicated my time to having them in my life. I have over 300 shadowing hours at a veterinary clinic, along with caring for my dogs, cats, and my bearded dragon. I also have been working since I was 16 in order to care for my animals, and help save for my college tuition while at the same time going to high school. Everyone has their struggles in high school, and it is okay to ask for help. I have had to several times, either from teachers, or fellow student tutors....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian]

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The Kansas City Care Clinic

- The Kansas City CARE Clinic was founded in 1971 to provide basic health care services to people who cannot afford care or medical insurance. At one of the early meetings of the founders, principles were created as the foundation of the clinic. "We believe that health care is a human right, not a privilege based on income or anything else; that health care means caring about people, not just treating their diseases; that an emphasis on health education, preventive medicine, demystification and de-professionalism of medicine must underlie all interactions between staff and patients; that no hierarchical structures can exist among clinic staff or between staff and patients....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Medicine]

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A Research Plan For A Clinic

- Talking to the Kinder to figure out a day to organise a footy clinic Whilst on my 5-week block, I was having a conversation with my mentor teacher about any possibility of me taking on any Physical Education lessons, as my dream is working as a Physical Education teacher. He mentioned that in the previous years he has ran a football clinic with the local preschool ‘Grey Court’ and he asked me to organise and run a football clinic with the local preschool. This project runs closely with the Mooroolbark East Primary schools goal of linking the school and the community, this has fostered a growing relationship with the preschool and the primary school and of the 49 children that were there ove...   [tags: Primary education, School, Education]

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Strategic Plan for Mayo Clinic

- A strategic plan is a tool that delivers guidance in achieving a mission or goal with maximum proficiency and control for an organization. Strategic planning is used to transform and revitalize organizations. The plan helps provide an inclusive understanding of opportunities and challenges both internally and externally for the organization. The plan delivers an assessment of the strengths and limitations that are realistic within the company. A well-developed strategic plan will offer a comprehensive approach and empowerment for the stakeholders involved....   [tags: Healthcare, Strategy, Plans]

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Improving The Patient / Clinic Relationship

- Introduction There are multiple ways to improve the patient/clinic relationship in Minnesota. The medical personnel may receive education that promotes cultural sensitivity. In particular, regarding the high Muslim population in the state. Same day appointments may improve the satisfaction a patient feels. In addition, being able to see their own physician may help patients fell a higher degree of satisfaction. Promote Cultural sensitivity and a Diverse Clinic Environment Education and knowledge is the best way to serve the health care needs of a diverse clinic environment....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Health care provider, Ramadan]

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Dna Testing And The Fertility Clinic

- A couple in New York had trouble conceiving, so they decided to try in vitro fertilization to have the woman 's eggs fertilized outside the womb and an embryo implanted. In October of 2004, the mother gave birth to a baby girl that had noticeably darker skin than both the mother and the supposed father. It did not take long for the parents to recognize that there was something wrong and they were fairly certain that a mistake was made during the in vitro procedure. At some point after the birth of the baby the couple shared their concern with their doctor....   [tags: In vitro fertilisation, Pregnancy, Mother]

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The Crowded Clinic : Critical Analysis

- The Crowded Clinic: Critical Analysis The Crowded Clinic Case Study (Colorado State University - Global, n.d.) discusses the issues of practice management as they apply to access to care. Access to care may be as inconvenient as lengthy patient wait times to issues far more serious that may have a profound effect on the health and well-being of a single patient or an entire cohort. In order to properly address the issue and look for a remedy, it is necessary to understand the underlying conditions that create the problem before creating the means to manage the change required to correct the problem....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Culture]

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Swot Analysis For The Satellite Clinic

- SWOT Analysis The objective of a SWOT analysis is to help leaders develop an awareness of the factors involved in the decision. It helps leaders to identify both internal and external influences that will affect the sustainability of the satellite clinic. Perhaps most importantly, a SWOT analysis allows leaders to determine if the project’s strengths and opportunities outweigh its inherited weaknesses and threats (Taylor, 2016). Appendix B provides a summary of the SWOT analysis. Strengths PMH has an extraordinary amount of local support....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Medicine]

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The City Of Hampton Methadone Clinic

- Participants We would be using participants from the city of Hampton Methadone clinic. Most likely a smaller sample size will be collected between 20 -30 people. All the participants will be residents of the city of Hampton or Hampton roads area. The participants are going to either be drug addicts or recovering drug addicts. Design In order to assess if family and community activities will treat drug addiction. We would use and experimental design. Using quantitative method would be the best method in this study because we will be measuring reward stimulation in the brain .We would have two groups that will be used in this experiment....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Heroin]

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Effective Transition Of Care At The Clinic

- Working in a private physician group, transition of care is one of the several issues that this practice is facing currently. Transition can be defined as the transfer of a patient from the hospital to home. When patients are discharged from the hospital after being treated for a chronic illness, ineffective transition can be a challenge. We have created several programs to assist our patients with effective transition of care. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how we can use a middle range theory to help solve the issue of ineffective transition of care at the clinic where i practice....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Nursing, Physician]

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A Comprehensive Satellite Healthcare Clinic

- A comprehensive satellite healthcare clinic will reduce admissions, as well as readmissions to the current single hospital within the county. This extra resource will reduce the possibility of competitors moving into the area, specifically those from neighboring hospitals that could bring the needed services that PMH is lacking and looking to provide. Additionally, consumers feeling forced to travel out of the area for care, or those facing the potential of being transferred out of the area due to the severity of the case as a result of inadequate primary and preventative care, or lack of space will diminish through these efforts....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Health]

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The Brilliant Minds At Cleveland Clinic

- I am very eager to be part of the brilliant minds at Cleveland clinic as I had initially wanted to hold out my application until fall of 2017 in order to strengthen my candidacy. However, when Ms. Smith sent out an email about the application extension, I took that to be a divine intervention and a sign to submit my application. As a young woman who grew up in a continent with an epidemic of infectious disease and the emergence of non-communicable diseases, I would like to further understand the pathogenesis of diseases, especially those of chronic evolution with microbial origins, and their effect on the quality of life of patients....   [tags: Graduate school, College, Infectious disease]

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A Study On Hull Veterinary Clinic

- Hull Veterinary Clinic is a small brown building off of Highway 18 in the west side of Hull, Iowa. In that small brown building, a person would find Sandy, Mike, and Sheldahl. Sandy is the secretary of the clinic and Mike and Sheldahl are the veterinarians. They are three of the most welcoming and friendly people anyone would be fortunate to meet. And anyone who has met them, would find it very hard to believe that their profession is at a higher risk of suicide than the general population. Veterinarians are the people that care and treat for our much-loved animals and to know that they are taking their own lives four times more often than the national average is frightening (Stoewen)....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Medicine, Veterinarian]

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Nursing Practice Of Outpatient Clinic

- Nursing Practice in Outpatient Clinic According to American Nurses Association (2016), nurses conduct health history, physical examinations, deliver education, counseling, promote wellness, handle medication administration, wound care and many other nursing interventions. Nurses use nursing knowledge to critically think, and delivers actions based on evidence based practice. They coordinate and collaborate care with other healthcare professionals. They also provide leadership to other healthcare professionals such as medical assistants, license practice nurses....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Management, Patient]

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The Pediatric And Adolescent Clinic

- Palmetto Pediatric and Adolescent clinic is a medical group that provides comprehensive care to children and adolescents up to 22 years of age. Patient care is top priority and the staff along with the physicians, are gearing towards being recognized as a patient-centered medical home through the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). They also intend to improve the patient-caregiver and physician relationship. As a current employee of Palmetto Pediatrics, I intend to further my career and become a nurse....   [tags: Nursing, Medicine, Physician]

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General Pediatrics Clinic At Chla

- AltaMed General Pediatrics Clinic at CHLA Day 1:Wednesday September 23, 2015 from 5 to 7:30pm (2.5 hours) Today was the first day as a group that we went to CHLA. We participated in week 5 of the 7-week program for overweight and obese families. We individually took families into Vons for a healthy store tour. I was surprised that some families weren 't aware that they can ask the produce manager at any grocery store for fruit or vegetable samples to see if they like that unknown fruit or vegetable....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Safeway Inc., Obesity]

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Free Clinic Project

- ... The other need is the control after the hospitalization and treatment. Most people live in poor conditions which do not let them follow the prescription after their recovery (Swartz, 2009). According to Notaro et al. (2012), one in four patients come to the clinic for examinations are required to have employment. The research identifies that community requires increased attention to preventive measured to deal with smoking, obesity and substance abuse. The most critical group of people is represented by adults aged 18-64....   [tags: health care systems, medical world]

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Women's Community Clinic

- Women’s Community Clinic The Women’s Community Clinic is a clinic serving the health and wellness needs of girls and women in the San Francisco Bay area. This clinic, which opened in 1999, is a volunteer based, nonprofit business. (Women’s Community Clinic website, 2014, history 1) The Women’s Community Clinic (WCC) provides services to women, the transgender and gender variant community, and girls age 12 and older who live in San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, or Marin County regardless of their ability to pay for the services....   [tags: cultural inclusion, birth control, nurses]

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My Visit At The Loudoun Acupuncture Clinic

- On Friday the 28th, I got the chance to visit the Loudoun Acupuncture Clinic located in Lansdowne, VA. Initially, I wanted to visit the Daoism temple in New York for this interesting assignment. However, I didn’t have the time nor the resources to make that trip. However, I enjoyed my trip to the clinic a lot as I got to learn a lot about Acupuncture in relation to Daoism. The clinic is operated by the Tareq Abedin. After my discussion with Mr. Abedin, I found out that he obtained his medical degrees from Cornell University and College of Virginia....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine]

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Mobile Clinic Application : Physician Recruiter

- Mobile Clinic Application Physician Recruiter West Liberty Liaison St. Pat’s Liaison What has been your experience with Mobile Clinic so far?  -Clinics volunteered at, specialized training, general impression, etc. Joining Mobile Clinic has been a great decision. I heard great things about the program through my first-year seminar, Journey to Medical School. I immediately wanted to become involved with the clinic and emailed the undergraduate liaison. During my orientation for Mobile Clinic, I learned a lot about the work that went into the clinics and knew that I wanted to be involved....   [tags: High school, Leadership, Mobile River, Feeling]

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Alpine Village Clinic Case Study

- Alpine Village Clinic is located in a winter resort near the city of Aspen, Colorado. Although open year around, it is mostly a seasonal business since the bulk of patients seen at the clinic walk in during the winter months of December to March, when skiing is in full swing and pertaining injuries are common. The doctors thought about closing the clinic during the summer months, however running the clinic for a portion of the year is inefficient, and in addition, there seems to be a sufficient summer demand for the clinic’s services....   [tags: Alpine Village Case Study]

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Thomas Eakins, Affection for Realism in Paintings

- Going against the crowd challenges perceptions and allows people to be innovative. The ability to create and change people’s perceptions can come with the price of being an outcaste and ostracized if society disapproves. Once rejected by society for his controversial and scandalous artistic styles, today Thomas Eakins is recognized as one of America’s greatest painters for his collective body of work. His body of work combined perception, strength, character, and commitment to achieve realism. Through his paintings and photography Thomas’s interests devoured most of his time as he thoroughly studied the anatomy and muscles of the human body....   [tags: The Gross Clinic, The Agnew Clinic]

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How A Clinic Evolves Into An Empowered Workforce

- To ensure a clinic evolves into an empowered workforce it must have leadership commitment, support and facilitation where management 's role demonstrates a supportive attitude, role modeling, training, MBWA, taking quick action on suggestions and recognize the accomplishments of its workforce (Davis & Goetsch, 2011). Therefore, the front-line, middle and senior leadership will have to provide feedback, set expectations and provide training and guidance to promote critical decision making and problem solving skills....   [tags: Management, Problem solving, Critical thinking]

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The Value of Branding in Health Care

- The value of branding in health care. What is branding. Branding has been advocated as a potentially successful response to heightened market concentration; it offers the possibilities of centralized control and format standardization, and an added value or cost driven strategy can be used to differentiate the retail offering and reinforce market positioning. Brands provide informational cues for buyers about the store's merchandise quality, and favourable images of brands positively influence patronage decisions." Successful retail branding can provide a form of "insulation" against price competition and states: "Where the store brand name is itself a brand name based on a quality appeal, i...   [tags: cliveland clinic, mayo clinic]

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The Implementation Of The Crp At The Wxxxx Oncology Clinic

- The implementation of the CRP at the WXXXX oncology clinic is an important step in addressing the unmet needs informal caregivers face. Based on data obtained from patient satisfaction surveys and input from clinical staff, the care of the caregiver is an important issue that needs to be addressed. The literature reviewed detailed various intervention recommendations and provided substantial evidence necessitating the importance of caring for the caregiver. The fact is that caregivers provide an amazing service to their loved ones as well as the healthcare organization when they are asked to fulfill the role of primary caregiver....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Hospital]

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Volunteering At C & S Medical Clinic

- Documenting a patient’s vitals while volunteering at C&S Medical Clinic, I hear a yell for 911. Peeking around the corner, I see a man shaking and unresponsive. Unable to talk, his only communication is the wagging of his finger. As his wife explains they cannot pay for an ambulance, the EMT barges in ready to carry Octavio away. Still refusing a ride to the hospital, emergency services decides to accompany him to his car, following him to the ER. After realizing the need for the wheelchair, I search room to room and closet to closet, unexpectedly finding it in the staff lounge....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Health care, Neurology]

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Review of Lowes' Gardening How-To-Clinic

- Lowe's How-To-Clinic What nutrients do plants need to stay alive. Most plants need nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium in order to grow to maturity. Commercial fertilizers contain all the ingredients that are necessary for plants to thrive. Commercial fertilizers are a gardeners asset. Fertilizer assists in growing a stunning and colossal flower bed, unfortunately, commercial fertilizers have a grave effect on the environment, and devastates the lives of animals. Fertilizer is applied to plants to help them grow, then it eventually seeps into the ground, and pollutes ground water....   [tags: agriculture, horticulture]

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Donna Emfield : A At Pearl Health Clinic

- Donna Emfield is a LCPC at Pearl Health Clinic. The population in which she serves is generally children whose parents are going through a divorce and the children have been court ordered, or it has been strongly recommended that they have counseling. She has also seen clients who have a criminal background where the court or parole officer made counseling a requirement of their probation however, that is not the main population she sees’s in this situation. The positives that she has seen with working with clients, who have a criminal past, which they are motivated to “get out of the system” (D....   [tags: Law, Appeal, Judge, Child custody]

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Introduction To Ben Massell Dental Clinic

- Exploration and Assessment Currently, I am interning at Ben Massell Dental Clinic (BMDC). BMDC is a nonprofit organization located 700 Fourteenth St NW, Atlanta, GA. The clinic provides dental services to individuals who live in the 13 metro Atlanta counties that are homeless/low income and do not have dental insurance. Individuals that receive services from BMDC are impacted by different factors, such as micro, mezzo, and macro level. On a micro level, individual factors, poor oral health can cause disease, tooth decay, etc....   [tags: Dentistry, Oral and maxillofacial surgery]

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Mental Illness Is Defined By Mayo Clinic

- Escaping Loneliness Mental illness is defined by Mayo Clinic as “disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior” (Mental Illness). When a person is labeled as mentally ill or when they exhibit unusual behavior (not related to mental illness) they are marked as different in society’s eye; this has been the condition for hundreds of years and it continues in society today. When a person is marked as different, it is thought they need to be “fixed” or made to conform somehow in order to be “normal” and to function within a normal society....   [tags: Allen Ginsberg, Howl, Beat Generation]

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Internship At Ben Massell Dental Clinic

- DESCRIPTION: During the earlier time of internship at Ben Massell Dental Clinic (BMDC), the phone was ringing for the social services department. So I answered the phone, it was a current patient at BMDC. She was calling because she wanted to get in contact with Ashley, my field supervisor. I told her Ashley was not in her office at the moment is there anything else I can help her with. She said no I been calling Ashley for months and she had called me for an eye exam appointment. I said ok, I asked for her name and compared the number on the caller ID to number on the account and asked for her date of birth to verify who she said she was....   [tags: Social work, Sociology, Ethics]

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Family Continuity Mental Health Clinic

- This paper is based on my Internships 1, 2 and 3 experience which was pursued in its entirety at Family Continuity Mental Health Clinic located in Whitinsville, Massachusetts. Family Continuity in addition to Whitinsville has offices located in Plymouth, Lawrence, Peabody, Worcester and Hyannis/Cape Cod and the Islands. Family Continuity Mental Health Clinic offers a variety of services including Outpatient therapy, In home therapy, Therapeutic mentor (TM), Therapeutic training and support (TT&S) and Community based wrap around services....   [tags: Psychotherapy, Family therapy, Therapy, Psychology]

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The Gross Clinic

- In 1874, Thomas Eakins took a second course in anatomy at Jefferson Medical College. He attended surgical lectures and clinics presided over by Professor Samuel D. Gross. Eakins painted “The Gross Clinic,” to show the emotion involved in medical procedures. It appears as if the doctors performing the surgery have emotionally removed themselves from the situation at hand. By removing themselves from the emotional aspects of the surgery, the doctors can complete the task much easier than they would have been able to do if they had become emotionally attached to the patient....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mayo Clinic : The Oldest And Top Healthcare Providers

- Mayo Clinic is one of the oldest and top healthcare providers in the world. They have the largest integrated multispecialty medical practice that combines clinical practice, education, and research that spreads regionally, nationally and internationally. Mayo Clinic’s team-oriented patient care and peer accountability have supported medical providers to excel on their clinical work, while providing a unique and valued patient-centered culture. As health care serves to grow, Mayo Clinic strategy to serve the increase number of patients in the next decade will be as followed....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Medicine]

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Case Study : The Warsaw Golden Valley Clinic

- The clinical rotation that I chose was the Warsaw Golden Valley Clinic. I chose this clinical site to experience a fast pace environment that has scheduled clients for the certain primary care providers. The clinic offers many primary care doctors and a walk-in clinic service with two nurse practitioners. The front desk schedules walk-in patients during the available time slots to see the nurse practitioners at the clinic. I have previous clinical experience, although each clinic is different, I learned time management skills is needed....   [tags: Nursing, Healthcare occupations, Registered nurse]

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The Little Clinic Inside Fry 's Marketplace

- The Little Clinic Evaluation The Little Clinic inside Fry’s Marketplace grocery store in Prescott Valley, Arizona is a walk-in clinic staffed with a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to address your minor injury or illness. The Little Clinic is a good choice because it is convenient, clean and cost effective. We all have busy lives and do not always have time to sit for hours at the Urgent Care or Emergency Department at the hospital. Our regular doctors may not have open appointments on short notice when we become hurt or sick unexpectedly....   [tags: Hospital, Emergency department, Physician]

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My Trip to the Abortion Clinic

- When my college roommate, Sandra, came out of the bathroom with her pregnancy test and this funny expression on her face, we just knew she was pregnant. Teen pregnancy is a common occurrence, and, yes, it can happen to you. People in general seem to have an idea of the stereotypical teen that becomes pregnant; uneducated, low-income, or "easy". Sandra, however, is attending a very good four year university, was raised in an upper middle class family and is also a peer educator. She gives seminars on birth control and STD prevention and knows all the risks involved in having sex....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

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Organizational Issues inside a West Virginia Free Clinic

- The state of West Virginia advances special insight of the economic adversity our country is confronting. As the unemployment rate continues to increase so does the demand for medical care, however, numerous people still have no health insurance. West Virginia Health Right (WVHR) extends free medical care to the underserved and poor population of West Virginia. Although the benefits they offer may appear uncomplicated to many, there are numerous organizational ordeals WVHR must deal with. This paper will present an analysis of WVHR, extending a look into the strategic planning adversities its leadership contends with in addition to potential solutions to make their strategy succeed....   [tags: free medical care, health insurance, west virginia]

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Solutions For Ensuring Success Of Expansion With A Satellite Clinic

- The challenges discussed must be overcome and recommendations for solutions for ensuring success of expansion with a satellite clinic. Strategies. Increasing the availability of care for the community to focus healthy lifestyles, providing job security for employees and sustained viability for investors is the goal of PMH with the satellite clinic. Recent healthcare reforms provide PMH with several opportunities to expand, with the ACA increasing the number of ensured patients, which will increase payments (Bradley, Gandhi, Neumark, Garland, & Retchin, 2012)....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Health, Problem solving]

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Analysis Of Angela Garcia 's The Pastoral Clinic

- Angela Garcia’s The Pastoral Clinic is a riveting collection of illness narratives depicting the lives of heroin addicts, specifically in the underserved area of Espanola Valley, New Mexico. She genuinely provides her audience the reality behind a marginalized population that suffers from an addiction crisis as well as the presence of institutional structures that criminalize addicts for their illness. This paper will focus on care and chronicity as two central ideas of Garcia’s work from two lenses of understanding....   [tags: Heroin, Addiction, Drug addiction, Morphine]

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The Crowded Clinic: The Importance of Office Duties to Help the Patients

- The case study: Crowded Clinic provided some good examples of what many busy clinics have to deal with on daily basis. Lately, there have been multiples computer systems to improve scheduling problems for the outpatient clinics, such as “Open Access”, “AdvancedMD”, “Medical Office Online”, and many more. These programs do help with daily operations of a medical office, however, in order to make patients feel more welcome few other things can be implemented. Such as letting receptionists handle arriving patients right away, instead of making patients wait while the receptionist handles phone calls, assist with prescriptions, and/or handle emergencies....   [tags: cross train, computer, phone, room]

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Tampa Bay Super Clinic Risk Identification

- The recent risk identification and analysis report had provided us with potential issues that would expose Tampa Bay Super Clinic to risk. We will review the risks recognized in the earlier assessment and provide solutions that will help control costs as well as limit the financial loss to our organization. In order for this organization to be proactive and protect our developing investment we must achieve a financial balance of retaining risk and transferring risks (Epstein, Metz, & McLaughlin, 2013)....   [tags: property risk, insurance, success]

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My Mother At Asian Pacific Health Care Clinic

- It all began when I started volunteering in Los Angeles, with my mother at Asian Pacific Health Care Clinic. Asian Pacific Health Care Clinic is a clinic for low-income families who were in need of vaccinations and other health care services. One day my mom received a phone call from the clinic and asked me to go volunteer with her. Since that day, I would have never guessed that it will impact my decision in pursuing my career as a nurse. I was assigned to help patients fill out vaccination forms, translate verbally, and assist the nurses who were in need of my help....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Want, Health]

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Formal Application For A Associate Professor Of Epidemiology At Mayo Clinic

- With this letter, I would like to submit my formal application for the Assistant/Associate Professor position in Public Health. As a graduate of a historical black college and university, it is an honor to apply for this position. Currently, I am an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. My primary research interest has focused on understanding the best practices for conducting Community Engagement in Research (CEnR), which some have called studying “the science of CEnR” and striving to make it the norm in biomedical research....   [tags: Research, Scientific method]

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Dental Clinic : A More Panic Room For Your Child?

- Dental Clinic or Kindergarten ....Which is a more Panic Room for your Child. In my case, it was the former one until I tracked out few solutions. Dental phobia is quite common among children. And in some cases, it maintains its presence throughout life. Adults having a fear of dentists are treated with mild dental sedation. If you start to encourage your child about dentistry at an early age I am sure he will overcome the phobia in his teens or in later years. So, today I will advise how can you avoid making it go worse with few interesting approach....   [tags: Dentistry, Oral and maxillofacial surgery]

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The Abortion And Life And The Documentary The Last Abortion Clinic

- Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy in the United States for all women. Unfortunately, today, class and race play an influential role pertaining to who can have access to an abortion. Working class women, young women, and women of color are perceived to be part of a lesser class regarding reproductive rights, therefore making it difficult for them to have access to an abortion. A landmark decision, such as Roe v. Wade needs to be definitive without flexibility. Jennifer Baumgardner’s Abortion and Life and the documentary The Last Abortion Clinic strive to bring awareness to this issue....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Abortion debate]

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The Hospital Of Southern Nevada 's Dental Hygiene Clinic

- A healthy 64-year-old male was seen at the College of Southern Nevada’s Dental Hygiene Clinic on April 13, 2016 for a health history assessment, vitals and screening. The patient stated he was “feeling good.” The major reason for his coming to the clinic is to get a cleaning. His last dental visit was in 2014, and his last doctor visit was in March of 2016. He has no health problems and no allergies. He drinks one beer a day. He stated that he has one dental implant since 2000, although, no implants are present in his mouth....   [tags: Oral hygiene, Periodontitis, Gingiva]

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The Women 's Health Clinic On Blake Street

- Dawn’s part: The Women’s Health Clinic on Blake Street was opened in the summer of 1970 by Dr. Claude K. Smith, who was a new graduate of medical school. Dr. Smith began his practice as an OBGYN. To keep office procedures simple, the patient records and documentation were hand written on blank copy paper, put in a manila folder, and were easily accessed by locating each patient record from an alphabetical hanging file located behind the reception desk. At this time, each patient paid for office visits in cash, with the exception of those patients who were expecting....   [tags: Electronic health record, Patient]

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Neonatal Followup Clinic Report on Infant Patient

- Michael was seen in the Neonatal Followup Clinic on November 14, 2013 at 4 months 11 days corrected age. As you may recall, Michael was born at 32 + 2 weeks gestational age with a birth weight of 1600 grams. His neonatal course was complicated by respiratory distress and CPAP for 8 days. He had some hyperbilirubinemia and rule out sepsis. There were issues with IV access and he was on TPN for 12 days and required a PICC line. He had cellulitis and excoriation of the right arm which resolved quickly....   [tags: hospital, diet, physical, infant, growth]

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DREAM Clinic's Overview and Treatment of Oral Cancer

- Desire to Relieve and Enlighten All Mankind, Inc. (DREAM) Clinic offers excellent health care services at relatively low costs for individuals residing in the rural south. Services currently provided include primary and precautionary health services, such as health education, dental care, gynecology, and disease management. Health education involves the discussion of rather basic health issues such as blood pressure and weight management. Our gynecology department offers a full range of services encompassing pap smears and mammograms....   [tags: Late Stage Detection, Screening]

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The Presidio Army Health Clinic’s SWOT-Analysis

- The Presidio Army Health Clinic’s SWOT-Analysis The current health care system can be difficult to navigate and often medical centers need management tools to help them develop strategic plans within their organizations. The SWOT-Analysis is one strategic tool that health care centers can use to formulate a roadmap for their organizations. The SWOT-Analysis examines internal capabilities (strengths and weaknesses) and external developments (opportunities and threats) when determining a strategic plan for an organization (Van Wijngaarden, Scholten, & Van Wijk, 2012)....   [tags: medical centers, strategic plan, US army]

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A Survey On Primary Health Care Clinics

- Results A total of 14 fixed primary health care clinics were geocoded in regional Hillah city of Babylon province in Iraq. The city has 98 neighborhoods with a total population of 368274 who occupy an area of 161 (Sq. Km). The distribution of primary health clinic in Iraqis is unequal. There are significant differences between provinces and within. The ability of the population to reach the primary health clinics can vary according to their location (urban or rural). Those who live in rural areas have to travel a distance of 30 km to the nearest primary health care clinic, while 5.4% of the urban population has to travel the same distance37....   [tags: Health care system, Clinic, Health care, School]

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visiting a rehab clinic

- The first thing I notice when I walk in to the center on an early Monday afternoon is the smell, that acute smell of spray-on cleaning solution used in hospitals. Everything is completely static clean, and the entrance lobby reminds me off my dentists’ office. Tasteful blue chairs and maroon couches surround a large waiting area in full view of a receptionists’ desk on the side. The magazines on the coffee table are of the inconsequential type, stuff like “Parenthood” and “Popular Mechanic.” A couple people are casually waiting; pleasant, normal looking people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Vulnerability Assessment for Urban Medical Clinic

- Vulnerability Assessment for Urban Medical Clinic 1. Use the Probability & Severity Legend below to rank the probability and severity of the disasters listed on the worksheet. Consider how each potential disaster might affect employee attendance, job performance, technology ‘downtime,’ and client services, among other consequences. The ranking process is subjective, so there is no “right” or “wrong” answer. 2. Calculate the Vulnerability Level for each potential disaster by multiplying the Probability ranking by the Severity ranking....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Personnel Management At The Epicenter Of Belvoir Primary Care Clinic 's Vision

- Personnel Management Recruitment and Retention The PCMH model is rooted in a positive practice environment and therefore has many powerful retention and recruitment features. Upholding the highest standard of clinical excellence is at the epicenter of Belvoir Primary Care clinic’s vision. To achieve its vision, the clinic will aim to establish a positive practice environment. Positive practice environments safeguard staff well-being, promote a culture of patient safety, improve job satisfaction, and enhance the productivity and efficiency of individuals, departments, and organizations alike....   [tags: Management, Leadership, The Practice, Improve]

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Organizational Design And Structure : The Golden Age Hospital ( Gah ) / Community Clinic

- Organizational design and structure considerably impacts a corporation’s effectiveness and ability to execute the planned business strategy. The chosen structure determines how performance tasks are distributed among managers and employees of an organization, simply incorporating significant elements such as formalization, chain of command, departmentalization, work specialization, span of control, and centralization/de-centralization (Trident 2016). The following describes the Golden Age Hospital (GAH)/Community Clinic (CC) ’s mission, services, and structure to be developed and implemented in order to provide excellence in the community’s senior population....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health insurance, Health]

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Ethical Implications Of A Multi Specialty Clinic With A High Patient Volume

- Case 1 -- You work in a busy multi-specialty clinic with a high patient volume. The physicians enter the type of code that will yield the greatest reimbursement. You suspect the codes are not accurate. 1). What is the ethical question. The ethical question is whether it is ethical to upcode medical charts in order to maximize revenue for the multi-specialty clinic. 2a). What are the known facts. The venue is a multi-specialty clinic with high patient volume. The physicians enter classification codes that will yield the highest revenue for the clinic....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Patient, Ethics]

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The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics: An Intervention for Early Childhood Neglect

- We believe that it is exceptionally important to monitor all progress made in our clinic in order to ensure the best treatment is being administered to this population in need. This requires individual assessments to inform each individual’s treatments and to inform clinic success overall. To accurately monitor all treatment success, we must first test each individual upon entry before treatment is developed, continually throughout the treatment process, immediately post-treatment, and again at a follow-up visit a year after treatment ends to ensure the sustainability of all functional advancements....   [tags: monitoring treatment, clinic, neglect]

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Women 's Health Clinic ( Whc ) On An Air Force Installation

- For the past four year, I have worked in the Women’s Health Clinic (WHC) on an Air Force installation. Due to budget constraints, the clinics are staffed with a clinic nurse and a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP). After researching credentialing sites, I was surprised that I was unable to find certifications for staff nurse positions in the clinic, only within direct patient care within the hospital, however, there were a variety available for WHNPs. The WHNP role was created in the early 1970s....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Nurse practitioner, Health]

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A Case of Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

- ... I found it very difficult to assess Janice at today's clinic visit. She is slightly tangential. I can gather that she feels significantly better. She is not having any significant pain. She does have some ongoing bogginess to the right knee, however, it is not painful and she is able to move the knee with a relatively preserved range of motion. She did have ischemic-looking right toes during her hospitalization and these have not progressed. They are nonpainful in nature. She denies fevers, chills, anorexia or night sweats....   [tags: therapy, clinic, intervention, skin]

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Communicating with the Opposite Gender in Deborah Tannen's Genderlect Theory

- Introduction Few things can be as frustrating as trying to communicate with the opposite gender. Every day each one of us is faced with the struggle of trying to relay our thoughts across the gender gap, and Deborah Tannen attempts to explain why we have those complications with a theory called the Genderlect theory. This theory was developed to explain the fundamental differences between the methods each gender use to communicate. I have had the wonderful opportunity to spend time shadowing a PA at a local clinic and through that I gained first-hand insight into the principles of the Genderlect theory....   [tags: patient, clinic, socializing]

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Language Analysis : The Community Clinic At The University Of West Georgia For A Therapy Session

- JW, the subject of this language analysis, was an eleven year old boy who visited the Comprehensive Community Clinic at the University of West Georgia for a therapy session. The therapy session was conducted by a student clinician from the university. JW is autistic boy who also exhibited some issues with articulation and facial motor control, other than that he seemed to be of normal health. Prior to the session, the clinician allowed JW to spend some time looking out the window. In this exercise, JW had to describe what he saw outside the window....   [tags: Linguistics, English language, Language, Lexeme]

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The Development Of A Nurse Working Within A Inner City Hemodialysis Clinic

- As a nurse working in a inner city hemodialysis clinic with a diverse patient population, it is necessary to be culturally competent. For the purpose of developing cultural competence and being able to apply it in a clinical setting, Leininger’s Culture Care theory was chosen. Additionally, with a growing multicultural population in health care, it is inevitable to not care for someone from a different culture at one point or another in the nursing practice. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2012) reported that in 2010, roughly 41% of the U.S....   [tags: Culture, Patient, Nursing, Health care provider]

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Effective And Active Tutor Making Positive Contributions

- I joined the specialist paediatric osteopathic practice (SPOP), clinical tutoring team at its inception in 2015. I believe I have been an effective and active tutor making positive contributions to this new team. Prior to becoming an osteopath I was a senior lecturer, the team I lead had a excellent track record of mentoring students encouraging them to observe, question, and investigate at a pace suited to their abilities. This experience has also allowed me to understand the importance of being flexible in my approach to supporting students,....   [tags: Health care, Physician, Clinic]

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Dealing With A Non Compliant Patient

- Dealing with a non compliant patient Context and description This report will outline a personal reflection that occurred during the hospital placement in October. A 78-year-old male patient, a local GP, with a medical history of type II diabete mellitus for thirty years and severe peripheral neuropathy presented at the high-risk foot clinic for a weekly routine treatment. He wears a pair of darco boots and presented with neuroischemic ulcers on both feet. As this patient was allocated for student to treat for the day, and I obtained the patient’s permission before the treatment began....   [tags: Hospital, Patient, Physician, Clinic]

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Reflective Journal - A Nurse's Duty in the Surgical Ward

- PART C: REFLECTIVE JOURNAL AND EVALUATION OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE Aseptic Technique Although the importance of aseptic technique has been continually reiterated, I have realised its substantial role in the perioperative environment. Aseptic technique refers to the practice of creating and maintaining a sterile environment used for sterile procedures (Laws, 2010a). This is incredibly important as repetitive minor breaches of the sterile environment is one of the major factors increasing the risk of surgical site infection (Harrop et al., 2012)....   [tags: operation, clinic, recovery ]

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The Rewarding Career of a Veterinarian

- Many people have lost their pets and close family members because there is no way to get the help or medical attention that the animal so desperately needed. Every day in the United States, veterinarians are working hard to save animal’s lives. People will always continue to want and to breed pets. Therefore, to help and cure all these pets, a steady stream of veterinarians will be needed for many years to come. Over the years, the requirements and processes to becoming a veterinarian have changed....   [tags: animals, clinic, reasearch facility]

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Graduation Speech : My Goals

- My goals in life are ultimately to achieve success in life. My goals are to also have happiness, prosperity in every area in my life, and the freedom and peace within to be able to carry out my goals. My goals are also heavily influenced on the hardships my parents have had to endure such as facing ridicule for the simple fact of being immigrants, the extremely difficult time they endured due to unemployment and living in poverty, and the low degree of education they received from their countries....   [tags: Goal, Learning, Hospital, Clinic]

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American Indian Health Care Coverage

- ... A report called “ Health Services for American Indians” was prepared and published in 1957 and is known as a landmark attempt at outlining the challenges that faced the new department of Indian Health Services (IHS). Today the IHS provides heath care to about 1.5 million of the 3.3 million American Indian and Alaskan Natives (Wallechinksy). Stemming from the Constitution, to be considered eligible for this health care, a person must be a member of one of the 557 federally recognized tribes....   [tags: government, insurance, clinic]

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Golfer with Brachial Neuritis Misdiagnosed

- ... since she fell and she said she didn’t. Dr. Wallace asked her if she had had the flu recently and she said no. He offered a steroid pack to reduce the pain, but she didn’t want them. He told her to rest from any activity and that he would reevaluate her in 2 weeks. One of the key characteristics of brachial neuritis is pain in the shoulder and arm of the affected side. Since the brachial plexus involves motor, sensory, and autonomic functions, the patient will most likely show weakness and a loss of muscle mass during the evaluation....   [tags: clinic, athlete, flu]

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