Expressing Sympathy To An Ex

Expressing Sympathy to an ex

During grief, loss, and illness, it’s appropriate to express sympathy to someone. When someone is an ex, expressing sympathy can be challenging and should be approached cautiously. Expressing sympathy to an ex shows you recognize their struggles and care about their wellbeing. Expressing sympathy can be done in many ways. Sympathy can be expressed through […]

Past Medical History Helps First Responders Avoid Mistakes

Past Medical History

What if this were you? You go out to a new lunch spot alone, order food, and eat like any other day. You finish, pay, and begin heading towards your car. Suddenly, you don’t feel good and start to collapse in the parking lot The restaurant sees you on your knees and calls 911, but […]

Do I Need a Medical Emergency Plan?

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A medical emergency plan includes instructions for your care in the event you are incapacitated.  What are the chances you’ll need a medical emergency plan? By age 65, your chances of becoming incapacitated are over 50%. If you live to over 80 years old, the risk is almost 75%. Although age is a factor, even […]

Personal Health Record

Personal Health Record PHR

A personal health record (PHR) is health data and related information maintained by the patient. The intention of a PHR is to provide a complete and accurate summary of an individual’s medical history when the patient and the medical community cannot.   Today, patients are expected to understand their health and engage fully in their […]

Advance Directives

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When it comes to your health, planning is crucial. Even if you are perfectly healthy, it is essential to consider what medical treatments you would want if you were too ill to communicate health care decisions. Putting advance directives into place can ensure you receive the type of care you would desire if you are […]

Resuscitation: All you need to know

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Doctors define resuscitation as the process of curing physiological anomalies – usually a lack of heartbeat or the inability to breathe. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) are the two most common resuscitation types. These procedures play a vital role in medical care and first aid treatments. Resuscitation becomes necessary in the event […]