Memorizing the "Order of Draw for Blood Tubes" can be easy. Did you know that there is no additive in the red top tube? Also, knowing which tests are required for each color top blood tube is important.
Deltoid intramuscular injection is given into a central location on a relatively small muscle mass location that looks like a flipped tear drop. In this article we show you how to properly give a deltoid intramuscular injection.
Does your doctor owe you money? Sometimes co-pays are not due, yet offices will routinely collect them. Find out if your owed money.
It is easy to become complacent about documentation. Here are a few tips to remember as you write up your patient notes at the end of your day.
When giving any type of injection the first thing you want to do is explain to the person or parent/guardian, exactly what you are about to do. If you are giving the injection to yourself then pay close attention. When giving a vastus lateralis...
This is the era of the technological revolution and the use of robotics in healthcare is very much a reality. How we, as humans, deal with that reality will depend on our understanding and acceptance of how they work and how beneficial their use can be.
The truth about so-called "urgent care" medical offices: somewhere between a doctor's office and the emergency room, they miss the mark on many counts.
We've all probably had an appointment with a doctor and still had to wait half an hour to an hour to be seen. It's very annoying, especially for people who are busy. Why do we have to wait so long?
Inpatient or out patient, tests, minor procedures or major surgeries, it's important for you to understand who your health care provider is. Your life could depend on it !
This article is intended to give readers the inside scoop on possible reasons for the long wait at their doctor's appointment. This article was written by someone with over eight years medical office experience.