Most people think ‘new technology’ when they hear the term ‘telemedicine’. However, in reality, telemedicine was developed about 5 decades ago – in order to diagnose and treat patients living in remote areas. The difference between telemedicine then and today is the advancement of technology – from landline telephones in the early days to video communications today.
What is CKD?
A problem that affects over twenty six million Americans, CKD (Chronic kidney disease) if not treated in time can lead to acute kidney injury or acute renal failure. Your kidney filters excess fluids, salt and waste from your blood. This waste is excreted by the kidney into your urine and passed out from your body.
Although acne is one of the most common skin conditions amongst teenagers, it can affect people of all ages. A chronic, inflammatory condition of the skin, acne causes pimples and spots, with upper arms, neck, chest, back, shoulders and face the most commonly affected areas. Commonly occurring during puberty; it affects nearly 85% of people between 12 and 24 years of age in the US.
ICD 10 – Did you know?
International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is a system used by clinicians and other healthcare providers to code and classify all signs, abnormal findings, symptoms and diseases. The origin of ICD is the ‘List of causes of death’, first published way back in 1893 by the International Institute of Statistics.
The healthcare system is complicated. Healthcare professionals and institutions serve patients from different regions, backgrounds and with different finances. But every human has the right to receive healthcare services.
What does FQHC stand for?
FQHC is an acronym for Federally Qualified Health Centers.
In this article, we are going to take an in-depth view of FQHCs.
A common neurological disorder, migraine ends up giving the patient a terrible headache. Migraines can be triggered due to various reasons including hormonal changes in women, stress, skipped meals, loud noises, lack of sleep, bright lights, withdrawal from caffeine and cigarettes, amongst others. Headaches of this type can and usually are accompanied by feelings of nausea,