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Navigating ADA Compliance Requirements for Medical Facilities

CME Corp

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), enacted in 1990, is a pivotal piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public private places open to the public. For medical facilities, compliance with ADA standards is not just a legal obligation but a moral imperative to ensure that all patients, regardless of their physical or cognitive abilities, have access to

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I Just Need You To Care

AAS

“I just need you to care!” I was a chief resident, and I was yelling. The source of my righteous indignation is a long clinical story, but it boils down to the following principle: my patient’s concerns had been disregarded and they were sent home from the ER without a proper workup. It was now […] The post I Just Need You To Care appeared first on Association for Academic Surgery (AAS).

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Laser, wax or sugar? Choosing the right hair removal option

The Stitch

Dr. Oyetewa Oyerinde helps patients find the right hair removal method and offers tips on how to avoid problems when shaving. The post Laser, wax or sugar? Choosing the right hair removal option appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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INITIATION, MAINTENANCE AND WEANING OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION

Anaesthesia News

[link] DR.P.NAGALAKSHMI, Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College, Pondicherry.

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Connecticut Signs Nurse License Compact Into Law

Triage Staffing

Good news for nurses who hold a Connecticut license or those who want to work in Connecticut. The state’s governor just signed the NLC into law on May 30, 2024. This makes Connecticut the 42nd state to join the compact. Although signed into law, the legislation actually doesn’t go into effect until October 1, 2025. This gives Connecticut time to create an implementation process and applications for residents and non-residents alike.

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Aortic Dissection Versus Intramural Hematoma (IMH)

RK.MD

Aortic dissection and intramural hematoma (IMH) are both acute aortic syndromes that can present similarly but have distinct pathophysiological differences and implications for management. For example, both can present with acute chest pain radiating to the back, often described as “tearing” or “ripping” in nature with or without hemodynamic instability.

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A promising approach to develop a birth control pill for men

The Stitch

The novel strategy is sperm-specific, has minimal safety concerns and the effects are reversible in animal models. The post A promising approach to develop a birth control pill for men appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Debunking Healthcare Travel Myths

Triage Staffing

At Triage, we spend a lot of time talking to our travelers. That’s how we get you where you want to go. And whether you’re a brand new traveler or you’re used to traveling, we’d love to talk to you about some of the most common myths we hear. Have you fallen for any of these common myths? Myth: You cannot take any time off during assignments.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CVP

Anaesthesia News

I am not arguing that a static CVP value should be used to predict a patient’s volume status, or volume responsiveness? Absolutely not. However, there is tremendous meaning in the CVP as the starting point for a basic lesson in hemodynamics. The CVP is the fulcrum of cardiovascular physiology at the bedside; understanding the genesis of the CVP lays the foundation for interpretation of hemodynamic intervention in the ICU as well as interpretation of bedside echocardiography.

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Positivity and mental health

The Stitch

Dr. Kathleen McDeavitt explains how a positive outlook on life can be beneficial to physical and mental health. The post Positivity and mental health appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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On the Increase in Use of GLP-1s

IU School of Medicine

Ozempic is suddenly a household brand name , akin to Aleve, Advil, or Nyquil. Many people are calling Ozempic , and other drugs like it, “miracle drugs.” Ozempic and Mounjaro are part of a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists (G LP-1 s for short). Ozempic was approved by the F.D.A. in 2017 , while Mounjaro , Ozempic’s primary competitor, was approved in 2022.

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10 Benefits of Cervical Disc Replacement: A Comprehensive Guide

SpecialtyCare

Cervical disc replacement is a revolutionary procedure that has transformed the lives of countless individuals suffering from chronic neck pain and related symptoms. This advanced surgical technique, also known as cervical artificial disc replacement, offers numerous benefits compared to traditional spinal fusion. In this blog, we will explore the many advantages of cervical disc replacement, how it works, and why SpecialtyCare is an excellent provider for this life-changing procedure.

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LGBTQ+ older adults endure unique challenges

The Stitch

Dr. Michael Kauth notes that Pride Month might not always be a celebratory time for older members of the LGBTQ+ community. The post LGBTQ+ older adults endure unique challenges appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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