Best Clinical Guide for Your Family and Your Doctor: The Helper in Critical Health Situations

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AuthorHouse, Apr 25, 2012 - Medical - 54 pages
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This is a quick guide to help for medical and non-medical personnel at the point of need in hospitals, clinics, and home settings. It has clinical case scenarios, questions, and answers. It includes a plan of action based on differential diagnoses at the point of need to help guide you during critical moments. This powerful medical reference note reminds doctors of the different diagnoses to consider and a plan for acute situations when a life is danger or the doctor is alone. When it is nighttime and there are no support specialists, or there is no time to open a large medical book or search the Internet, he still needs to act to save a life. This family health protection guide teaches how to understand when our beloved spouse, grandparents, children, or friends are not feeling well and how we can help them. It explains the causes of common health problems such as chest pain, headaches, slurred speech, and difficulty breathing. It offers helpful lifesaving actions. The book encourages healthy living advice, such as regular exercise, healthy diet, alcohol and smoking cessation, age appropriate vaccinations, mammograms, and other important health topics.

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Onyechela Ogbonna, MD is a medical doctor with great clinical experience. He is board certified in internal medicine. He completed medical training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Queens, New York. Award Winner, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Research Day, on Clinical Presentation His current clinical duty includes direct care to thousands of patients and supervising medical residents, students, nurses, physician assistants, and APRNs. He does medical consultations in the emergency department for management of complex conditions. He advises patients and their families on health-related issues. He is a hospital physician based in Hartford Hospital, a major referral hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.

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