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How to Write a Good Consult Note: Tips and Template

Posted by Rose | Oct 10, 2017 10:12:00 PM

Health


As a doctor, you may need to provide a consult note that helps other physicians understand a patient's medical history and your recommended course of treatment. In your consult note, you'll evaluate a patient and give your recommendations for the patient's care.

In this article, I'll explain what a consult note is and when you should write one, give two tips for writing good consult notes, and offer a consult note template that you can use in your practice.

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How Many Glasses Are in a Gallon of Water?

Posted by Rose | Oct 10, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Health

Research suggests that there are numerous health benefits to drinking water, including increased energy, weight loss, improved skin complexion, and more. Water's many benefits are well-known and often touted, but how much water should we actually aim to drink in a day?

One common recommendation is to drink a gallon of water in a day. In this article, I'll cover how many glasses in a gallon for standard and non-standard glasses and talk about how many glasses of water in a gallon you should actually drink each day.

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The 5 Healthiest (and Tastiest) Substitutes for Vegetable Oil

Posted by Jane Digby | Sep 1, 2017 11:40:00 AM

Health

What can you substitute for vegetable oil? Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil? In this article we will help you figure why you might want a substitute for vegetable oil and give five vegetable oil substitutes you could use.

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47 Fascinating Eye Twitching Superstitions From All Over the World

Posted by Melody Douglas | Aug 4, 2017 10:16:00 PM

Health

An eye twitch may be a minor annoyance, but can it also signal the arrival of an enemy or a wealth of riches? Is there a meaning behind your twitching eye? Eye twitching myths exist around the world.

In this guide, we explain the most common left and right eye twitching superstitions then discuss what science knows (and doesn't know) about the causes of eye twitches. We end with tips that can help you get your eye to stop twitching sooner if it's bothering you.

Let's get started so you can learn what that twitching eye means.

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Head-to-Toe Assessment: Complete 12-Step Checklist

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Jun 25, 2017 2:08:00 PM

Health

Need some info on conducting a head-to-toe assessment? Whether you are just looking for a quick head-to-toe assessment cheat sheet or a total guide to conducting a nursing head-to-toe assessment in a clinical setting, we’ve got you covered! We’ll start with a brief overview of the assessment process, then a quick head-to-toe assessment checklist. After that, we’ll do a deep dive on all the assessment steps, and wrap up with some example videos.

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Hypertension Nursing Diagnosis: 6 Care Plans for Any Patient

Posted by Melody Douglas | Jun 25, 2017 11:11:00 AM

Health

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is an issue that affects millions of people around the world. If not properly treated, hypertension can lead to serious issues, including heart attack or stroke. That means it’s imperative to have an accurate nursing diagnosis for hypertension as well as an effective care plan.

After explaining what hypertension is, what causes it, and what common symptoms are, this guide explains six key hypertension nursing diagnoses. For each diagnosis, the NANDA definition, potential evidence, and desired outcomes are explained, as well as steps to take for the nursing intervention.

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Does the Potato Diet Work? Learn the Truth Behind This Hyped Health Hack

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Jun 23, 2017 11:26:00 AM

Health

What is the potato diet? Does the potato diet work? Is it healthy? In this total guide to the potato diet or the potato hack, we’ll go over what this diet is, why it’s become so notable recently, and the potato diet results you can expect. We’ll also discuss if the potato diet is healthy, if you should do it, and how to make it go smoothly if you do decide to potato diet. Finally, we’ll provide some potato hack recipes.

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6 Ways Grief Counseling Can Help You

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Jun 22, 2017 3:53:00 PM

Health

Are you considering grief counseling or grief therapy, but you don’t know what to expect? In this guide to grief counseling and other kinds of professional grief support, we’ll provide a brief overview of grief and discuss what grief counseling is and what it entails. We’ll also help you figure out if you could benefit from grief therapy and how to choose a grief counselor. Finally, we’ll provide some grief and loss counseling resources.

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The 14 Best Low-Carb Fruits to Help You Lose Weight

Posted by Melody Douglas | Jun 22, 2017 11:36:00 AM

Health

While fruit has a reputation for being a healthy food group, many types of fruit are actually high in carbs. If you're on a low-carb diet, you may be wondering how you can eat fruit and also stick to your diet. Do you need to give up fruit completely? Absolutely not! You just need to know which fruits are low-carb.

In this guide we explain what low-carb really means and what the benefits of low-carb fruits are. We then go over the 14 best low-carb fruits to eat, as well as four types of fruit you should avoid if you're on a low carb diet.

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Pain Under the Left Breast: Is It a Heart Attack?

Posted by Ellen McCammon | May 1, 2017 3:07:00 PM

Health

Pain under your left breast or rib cage can be really scary, especially if you’re worried you might be having a heart attack or other medical emergency. However, most cases of chest pain under the left breast and rib cage area are caused by benign or easily treatable conditions.

In this decision guide, we’ll first help you determine if your chest pain could be an emergency. Then, we’ll review different kinds of chest pain under the left breast, the potential causes, and how you should address the issue.

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Average Salary Guide: How Much Do Pharmacists Make?

Posted by Melody Douglas | May 1, 2017 2:03:00 PM

Health

Thinking about becoming a pharmacist? Or maybe you’re just wondering how much the person filling your prescriptions is making? How much does a pharmacist make?

We have all answer all of your questions about pharmacist pay! In this guide, we go over average pharmacist salary overall and in each of the 50 states.To help put these numbers into context, we also explain what factors affect pharmacist salary, why pharmacists make so much, what work they do, and how you can become a pharmacist yourself.

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Heart Location: What Side of Your Body Is Your Heart On?

Posted by Melody Douglas | May 1, 2017 11:09:00 AM

Health

What side is your heart on? It may not be the answer you’re expecting! Chest pain is an issue that understandably makes many people nervous, but knowing some basic facts about your heart and the rest of your body can help you feel more at ease and informed.

Read this guide to learn your heart location, where the heart is located in relation to other organs, what kind of chest pain may indicate a heart issue, and other potential causes of chest pain.

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Decreased Cardiac Output: Causes, Symptoms, and Care

Posted by Melody Douglas | Apr 30, 2017 10:13:00 PM

Health

Are you creating a nursing care plan for decreased cardiac output? Or have you or a person close to you been diagnosed with it?

This guide explains the causes of decreased cardiac output, how it's diagnosed, and how it can be managed to help you understand everything you need to know about this condition.

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How to Diagnose Fluid Volume Deficit: Signs and Care Plan

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Apr 30, 2017 11:16:00 AM

Health

Looking for information about fluid volume deficit? We’ve got you covered!

In this article, we’ll explain the fluid volume deficit nursing diagnosis (AKA deficient fluid volume) and describe the causes, symptoms, and signs. We’ll also provide guidance on creating a fluid volume deficit care plan.

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What Are the Health Benefits of Fenugreek?

Posted by Rebecca Safier | Sep 3, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Health

Fenugreek is truly a multi-purpose herb. People from Western Asia and the Mediterranean have used fenugreek for thousands of years to flavor food, improve health, and soothe skin maladies. In more recent years, fenugreek has gained global popularity as an herbal supplement with a variety of health benefits.

While fenugreek has many promising applications, not all of its uses have yet been backed up by rigorous scientific examination. This guide will tell you which of fenugreek’s health benefits are supported by evidence, and which ones remain more folklore than fact.

Read on to learn what fenugreek is, what it does in the body, and where you can buy fenugreek to try it for yourself.

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