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Artificial Kidney (Hemodialysis)
want to include instructions on The use of dialysis and breathing machines If you want to be...
Artificial Kidney (Hemodialysis)
We all want high-quality health care, but it's hard to know how to choose. There are many things to consider, including What your insurance covers Whether...
Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people. Each study answers scientific questions and tries to find better...
Autopsy
Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you...
Immunizations
Millions of consumers get health information from magazines, TV or the Internet. Some of the information is reliable and up to date; some is not. How can you...
Amniocentesis
a pregnancy with a birth defect? Genetic and prenatal testing: What happens if you are a carrier of...
Chemotherapy
Palliative care is treatment of the discomfort, symptoms, and stress of serious illness. It provides relief from distressing symptoms including Pain Shortness of...
Clinical Trials
As a patient, you have certain rights. Some are guaranteed by federal law, such as the right to get a copy of your medical records, and the right to keep...
Pre-Op Questions (Surgery Questions)
to your doctor appointment to help you ask questions and understand answers. Make sure you understand what will happen if you need surgery Tell your health care providers about all the...
Immunizations
You've probably seen your chart at your doctor's office. In fact, you may have charts at several doctors' offices. If you've been in the hospital, you have...
Pre-Op Questions (Surgery Questions)
How well you and your doctor communicate with each other is one of the most important parts of getting good health care. Being prepared can help make the...
Clinical Trials
was the study? Was it a randomized controlled clinical trial? Where was the research done? If a new...