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COVID-19 FAQ and Answers

COVID-19 FAQ and Answers

How is SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) transmitted? Person-to-person spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets, resembling the spread of influenza. With droplet transmission, the virus is released in the respiratory secretions when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks if it makes direct …

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What is Liver Cancer?

What is Liver Cancer?

Patient Education: Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer): What is liver cancer? Liver cancer happens when normal cells in the liver change into abnormal cells and grow out of control. The liver is a big organ in the upper right side of the belly. Most people who get liver cancer have long-term liver disease (also called chronic …

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What is Cirrhosis of Liver?

What is Cirrhosis of Liver?

Patient education: Cirrhosis Cirrhosis is a disease that scars the liver. The liver is a big organ in the upper right side of the belly. Damage to the liver can cause heavy bleeding, swelling, and breathing problems. What are the symptoms of Cirrhosis? Some people with cirrhosis have no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they can …

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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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