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Oral Myiasis: A Concealed Threat to Disabled Children of Developing Countries

Source: Journal of Dentistry for Children - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research

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People think of the VA as mostly an immense integrated medical system, but it also administers numerous non-medical benefit programs and has a cemetery department as well. As has been widely reported lately in relation to the new nominee to be VA Secretary, VA budget is $273 billion, although a billion or so of that is actually the cost of disability benefits and other direct payments. Still, $170 billion is a chunk of change, and it supports some 378,000 people.I can tell you from personal experience that the VA has labyrinthine bureaucracy, in part unavoidably because they need to have a very high level of security conce...
Source: Stayin' Alive - Category: American Health Source Type: blogs
Authors: Russell R, Ormerod M, Newton R Abstract Modifying the home environments of older people as they age in place is a well-established health and social care intervention. Using design and construction methods to redress any imbalance caused by the ageing process or disability within the home environment, occupational therapists are seen as the experts in this field of practice. However, the process used by occupational therapists when modifying home environments has been criticised for being disorganised and not founded on theoretical principles and concepts underpinning the profession. To address this issue,...
Source: Journal of Aging Research - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Aging Res Source Type: research
This article shares some practical tips for surviving your first night on pediatric orthopaedic call.
Source: Current Orthopaedic Practice - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: SPECIAL FOCUS: Pediatric Orthopaedic Rotation Source Type: research
Tracey Crouch knows what it’s like to feel frighteningly alone. After giving birth to her first child, Freddie, in 2016, the British lawmaker says that despite having a “network of friends, family and a wonderful partner,” she began feeling cut off from the world. It wasn’t a new sensation; Crouch says she also suffered from depression six years earlier, when she first became a member of parliament. It felt like she was “in a very dark place, a very lonely place” she recalls. Crouch’s experiences may inform her new role as the country’s first Minister for Loneliness, a role c...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized loneliness public health tracey crouch Source Type: news
Inviolate Akinyi, a 46-year-old grandmother, got her granddaughter immunized using a mix of private and public clinics. Credit: Veronique Magnin – Habari Kibra VolunteerBy Joyce NgangaNAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 2018 (IPS)Inviolate Akinyi, a 46-year-old grandmother, is certain that her grand-daughter needs to get all her vaccines for her to grow up healthy and strong. She uses a mix of private and public clinics in Kibera, one of the largest informal settlement in Nairobi, to get the 15-month-old the shots she needs. Mary Awour, mother to two-year-old Vilance Amondi, also believes immunization is important to protect her ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Africa Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
FirstLight Home Care plans to open its first Hawaii office this summer. The non-medical home care provider said the new Hawaii location, scheduled to open in July, will be owned and operated by Oahu residents, Lauri and Scott Topping. The company, which has 250 locations in 34 states, said the new office will serve seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, tho se recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. “FirstLight caregivers help with many needs – from personal…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
Nurses and other health professionals are being urged to sign a national pledge to prevent the over-medication of people with autism and learning disabilities.
Source: Nursing Times - Category: Nursing Source Type: news
FirstLight Home Care plans to open its first Hawaii office this summer. The non-medical home care provider said the new Hawaii location, scheduled to open in July, will be owned and operated by Oahu residents, Lauri and Scott Topping. The company, which has 250 locations in 34 states, said the new office will serve seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, tho se recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. “FirstLight caregivers help with many needs – from personal…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Source Type: news
Diabetes studies commonly report intermediate clinical outcomes like blood glucose level, blood pressure, albuminuria, and body weight besides long-term outcomes like myocardial infarction and mortality [1]. Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) like symptoms, function, and self-rated health (SRH) are less commonly reported [2]. The purpose of medicine, besides prolonging life, is to improve quality of life and to reduce disability and symptom burden, however, only the patients themselves can adequately evaluate these aspects [3].
Source: Primary Care Diabetes - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Original research Source Type: research
Conclusions Introducing a three-dose HPV vaccination program is currently not cost-effective in Iran. Because vaccine supplies cost is the most important parameter in this evaluation, considering a two-dose schedule or reducing vaccine prices has an impact on final conclusions.
Source: Value in Health Regional Issues - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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