The Development of the Atrial Fibrillation Self-Care Plan: A Tool to Guide Self-Monitoring for Complications
- Food & health. Meyer, Scott // Organic Gardening (08973792);Nov93, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p23
Offers items related to food and health. Linkage by Centers for Disease Control of the risk of transmitting Escherichia coli (food poisoning bacteria) through cider pressed from unwashed `drop' apples; The use of honey as a natural antioxidant to prevent browning and softening of dried fruit;...
- Unite and conquer. Leerhsen, C.; Lewis, S.D. // Newsweek;2/5/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p50
Examines the rise in self-help support groups in the United States, to about 500,000 attended by some 15 million Americans a week. Soothing effect on the psyche; A near-religious fervor; Improving and prolonging life. INSET: Groping for the right group?.
- Self-care: Is managed care prepared for it yet? Snyder, Karyn // Drug Topics;11/20/95, Vol. 139 Issue 22, p61
Reports on health maintenance organizations' (HMOs) beginning to consider the implications of self-care. Need for managed care to devote more time help in paying for prescription drugs effective in 1996; Number of low-income Medicare patients to benefit from the plan; Reimbursement at the...
- Patient self care: are we getting the balance right? Jenkins, Karen; Ellis, Peter // Journal of Renal Nursing;Mar2013, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p56
The authors discuss patient self-care in renal setting. They mention that shared decision making between patients and health-care professionals is important in renal setting because chronic kidney disease requires patient involvement in the decision-making process from the start. They however...
- Health report. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/06/96, Issue 19, p24
Presents information on health related news. Breath test which highlights patients with ulcer caused by the bacterium H pylori; Methodology used to location breast's milk duct; How medium rear cooked meat relates to stomach cancer; Pregnant women advised abstinence from smoking.
- Redefining a healthy body. // Self;Aug93, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p164
Focuses on measurements for a healthy body. Percentage of lean mass compared to body fat; Too much exercise or dieting as problem; Assessment of body fat; Working on healthy diet and exercise plan; Skin-fold measure; Use of skin-fold calipers; Hip-to-height test.
- Health hotlines. // Men's Health (10544836);Sep93, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p13
Lists toll-free numbers for several medical issues. The American Board of Medical Specialties and the number to call to see if a physician is board-certified; Information on Impotence from the American Foundation for Urologic Disease; Fact sheets from the National Institute on Aging; More.
- Facts of life. // Men's Health (10544836);Sep93, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p16
Offers a potpourri of facts and figures in the fields of health, fitness and safety. Fraction of males in the United States who have had 20 or more sex partners; Exercise, including stair climbing and indoor cross-country skiing machines; Amount of money spent on beer annually by the average...
- Hiccup tricks. // Men's Health (10544836);Sep93, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p16
Discusses hiccups and lists some possible cures offered by the `Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.' Chewing or swallowing dry bread; Holding you breath; Gargling with water; More.
- After burners. // Men's Health (10544836);Sep93, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p16
Informs that some people think that carbohydrate loading may be beneficial after exercising. Depletion of glycogen which occurs after any heavy exercise; Recommendations for carbohydrate consumption; More.