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How essential is morality to health care practice?

Medicine – Still a Noble profession?

COUNTER POINT

DR FIAZ FAZILI

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Over centuries, the Medical fraternity has maintained the ethical standards. Their magnificent contributions and landmark discoveries in medical sciences and innovations in diagnostic and therapeutic techniques have revolutionized patient care, saved countless lives, and significantly improved longevity and the quality of human life. 683 more words

Iron supplements can reduce fatigue in nonanemic women

Clinical trial shows 50 percent reduction in fatigue from baseline in participants

Iron supplementation reduced fatigue by almost 50% in women who are low in iron but not anemic, according to the results of a clinical trial published July 9 in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). 295 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

GHANA…SUSPECTED EBOLA PATIENT DIES; HEALTH WORKERS AT THE ACCRA PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL NOW AT RISK

Health workers at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital are praying and hoping that a suspected Ebola patient who they attended to and who died in their arms may well prove negative for the virus. 485 more words

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Muse Suppository

Pronunciation: al-PRAHST-uh-dill

Generic Name: Alprostadil

Brand Name: Muse

Muse Suppository is used for:

Erectile Dysfunction, or ED, is more common than you think.

Treating erectile problems in men. 1,076 more words

Side Effects

Fakebetes HCP Challenge: The PA Student

When I first came up with the idea to pair up a person with diabetes (PWD) with a health care provider (HCP) living with fakebetes (fake diabetes) back in April 2014, I had to make sure the concept worked (you can see the first real pairing of a PWD and HCP… 1,066 more words

Diabetes

Melatonin

Melatonin

Generic Name: melatonin (meh lah TOE nin)

What is melatonin?

Melatonin has been used to ease insomnia, combat jet lag, protect cells from free-radical damage, boost the immune system, prevent cancer, and extend life. 1,059 more words

Care Provider

I'm Sorry -- difficult for doctors

Saying “sorry” is the human thing to do.  Doctors and nurses should say it when they feel it.

Saying “sorry” seems to have two meanings:  1) something bad happened and I understand your emotions  2) something bad happened and I had some connection with the event for which I feel partly responsible.   289 more words

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