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Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Patient education: Anemia caused by low iron What is anemia? Anemia is the term doctors and nurses use when a person has too few red blood cells. Red blood cells are the cells in your blood that carry oxygen. If you have too few red blood cells, your body might not get all the oxygen …

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Telemedicine during COVID-19 Pandemic

Telemedicine during COVID-19 Pandemic

Telehealth and its role in coronavirus Pandemic: Telehealth is the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. It allows long-distance patient and clinician contact, care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring, and remote admissions. New York State describes telehealth, for purposes of commercial products, as the use of electronic information and …

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Coronavirus: Handwashing Education Flyer by World Health Organization

Coronavirus: Handwashing Education Flyer by World Health Organization

Education * Inform * Protect * Prevent Many Thanks to Mr.Vinod Luthra for contributing this posting to GUTCHEK Here are suggestions on how to protect yourselves and the well-being of our residents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends disinfecting all surfaces, washing hands for 20 seconds or using hand sanitizer, avoid handshakes, …

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CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 updates:

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 updates:

Patient education: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) What is COVID-19?:  Coronavirus disease 2019, or “COVID-19,” is an infection caused by a specific virus called SARS-CoV2. It first appeared in late 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. People with COVID-19 can have fever, cough, and trouble breathing. Problems with breathing happen when the infection affects the …

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Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Infection and Treatment

Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Infection and Treatment

HELICOBACTER PYLORI OVERVIEW Helicobacter pylori, also known as H. pylori, is a bacterium that is commonly found in the stomach. It is present in approximately one-half of the world’s population. The vast majority of people infected with H. pylori has no symptoms and will never develop problems. However, H. pylori is capable of causing a number of digestive problems, including …

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Food Allergy Symptoms and Diagnosis

Food Allergy Symptoms and Diagnosis

Food Allergy Overview Reactions to food are common and can be divided into two categories, those caused by food allergy and all other reactions. It is important to know the difference between food allergies and other illnesses or symptoms caused by foods because the management of each is different. Food allergies develop when the body’s …

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2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines: Synopsis of the 2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Multi society Cholesterol Guideline

2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines: Synopsis of the 2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Multi society Cholesterol Guideline

CLINICAL GUIDELINES |4 JUNE 2019 Annals Of Internal Medicine According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, including for African American, Hispanic, and white persons (1) and for both women and men. The leading cause of death attributable to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in …

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