Patient Safety Dictionary

A dictionary to facilitate the understanding of medical terminology that may be used during your visit at a doctor’s office or stay in a hospital: Discover the Patient Safety Dictionary

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Checklist for Getting the Right Diagnosis

Take an active role in working with your doctor or nurse when you are ill. To help them put all of this information together to find the right diagnosis (health problem), your doctor or nurse will need to: Ask you questions about your current illness and medical history Do a physical exam Order some tests […]

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Preventing Infections in the Hospital

With attention increasing on the incidence of infection in hospitals, patients everywhere need sensible principles to manage their own health care and become active partners with heir health care teams. Infections can occur after many types of medical procedures. This is particularly true if you are having surgery. There are several things you can do […]

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Pharmacy Safety and Service

This article is about knowing what you should expect from your pharmacy: When dropping off prescriptions or requesting refills When picking up your medications at your pharmacy To know about your medications Read the Article

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CampaignZERO Checklist

In every hospital—no matter how sparkling clean or modern—everyone needs to be especially careful about cleaning away germs, which are invisible. Please do everything you can to follow the CampaignZERO checklists to prevent infection. CampaignZERO Checklist

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Exercise: 7 Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And the benefits of exercise are yours for the taking, regardless of your age, sex or physical ability. Need more convincing to exercise? Check out […]

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Diet and Exercise Tips

Proper diet and exercise are the mainstays for a healthy lifestyle, although many Americans turn to costly fad diets and exercise programs that fail to provide weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. The basic tenets to gradual weight loss and good health include developing healthy eating habits and increasing daily physical activity. Read More

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CDC- Family Health

It’s time to take charge of your health! Schedule an appointment with your health care provider to discuss what screenings and exams you need and when you need them. Below are resources to help you and your health care provider determine what health services and screenings are best for you. http://www.cdc.gov/family/checkup/

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