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GynecologistsGynecologists are doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating problems of the female reproductive system. This specialization often comes paired with obstetrics, which is the medical care of a woman during gestation. OB/GYNs also are concerned withHealth Care Associated InfectionsIn the US, between 5 to 10% of people who are admitted to hospitals will become infected with health care associated infections (HAI). Health care associated infections is a very broad term covering infections by many types of organisms, including bacteriHealthcare Providers in Nursing HomesResidents of nursing homes today are “sicker” and more disabled than nursing home residents were in the past. This emphasizes the importance of quality medical care within nursing homes. The medical healthcare team within nursing homes is made up of phHeart AttackA heart attack occurs if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked. If blood flow isn't restored quickly, the section of heart muscle begins to die. Acting fast at the first sign of heart attack symptoms can mean HematologistsHematologists are internal medicine physician sub-specialists with an expanded knowledge of blood, the organs that make blood components and diseases of the blood. The blood is a living tissue that carries nutrients to the 75 trillion cells of the body anHerniated DiscHerniated disc, also known as slipped disc or ruptured disc, can happen to any of the 23 fibrous, protective discs between vertebrae of the spine. The lumbar region or lower back is the most common location of a herniated disc. Discs are located between tHospice Care in the Nursing HomeAt least one in four Americans dies in a nursing home, and evidence indicates that many nursing home residents receive suboptimal end-of-life care. Approximately 25% of residents with daily cancer pain receive no pain medications, and residents are oftHow Can the Elderly Protect Themselves?Elder abuse and neglect is rampant in nursing homes across the country. Each day it seems, there are new reports ranging from flagrant abuse to inadequate care of one of the most vulnerable treasures in our society. There's no question the elderly are morHow to File a Wrongful Death Suit in IndianaWrongful death is defined as a death caused by the negligence or wrongful acts of an individual or company. The definition of negligence is the failure to use reasonable care, resulting in the damage, injury or death of another. The sadness from the loss How to Pick a Good Nursing HomeIt can be tough facing the gut wrenching decision to place a loved one in a nursing home. Even when it comes to the point that they clearly need more direct care than you are able to give them, it isn't easy to take that step. Much of the recent...