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November 2016 Archives

How do I choose a surgeon?

Even though medical practices have evolved to the point where patient safety is a higher level than ever before, there is always the possibility of suffering an injury during a surgical procedure. As such, if you are likely to need surgery in the near future, you owe it to yourself to prepare by doing some research. The fact is, not all doctors are equally skilled, and the quality of care they offer can vary greatly.

Invasive dental procedure could cause sinus cavity puncture

Let's be honest, going to the dentist is not something most of us look forward to, but it is necessary if you want to keep your smile intact. We all have a natural aversion to pain, and even with Novocaine, it is not unusual to experience some discomfort during a dental procedure. This is to be expected given that dentists use very sharp instruments when working on one of the most sensitive areas of the body.

Choosing a safe nursing home for your loved one

Choosing a nursing home for a family member can be very difficult. You may have mixed emotions about the situation and it can be stressful thinking about leaving a loved one in the care of people you don't know. The sad reality is that not all nursing homes treat their patients well or operate as safely as they should, which is why it's important to know how to choose a good nursing home.

Study shows high injury rate in rehabilitative hospitals

If you undergo a serious medical procedure, you may require additional care for your recovery. It is not unusual for those who are recovering from a physical injury, a stroke or surgery to then go to a rehabilitation hospital. And although a rehab hospital is supposed to provide treatment intended to improve a patient's health, far too often what is offered will actually worsen a patient's condition.

Cosmetic procedure presents fat embolism risk

Many people desire to look their very best. And there are many surgical procedures that can address specific aspects of our appearance that we wish to improve. Typically, cosmetic surgery is considered comparatively safe. But the fact is, there are inherent risks that you take whenever you have any type of surgery. And a recent report reveals that one specific cosmetic procedure could be especially dangerous.

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