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The Importance of Your Medical History ...

A routine visit to your GP can be overwhelming. In addition to the myriad of insurance and privacy forms, the endless questions about your medical history – even the history of your closest relatives – can be overwhelming. While it may seem intrusive and laborious, the health status of your parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, and […]

Ethics consultation: leak of presidentia...

Welcome to Ethics Consult – an opportunity to discuss, debate (with respect) and learn together. We select an ethical dilemma from a genuine, but anonymized patient care case, and then provide expert commentary. Last week you voted on whether a doctor should disclose a politician’s psychiatric history to the media. Yes: 23% No: 77% And […]

American Society for Veterinary Medical ...

Event Virtual meetings, February 24 and June 30 Program On February 24, the company held a video conference regarding the Fort Ord Station Veterinary Hospital in Monterey, California. The hospital, whose original buildings and interior are the only remaining WWII military equine hospital, is in danger of being demolished. Margaret Davis, Marina, Calif., Provided a […]

Keep records, family medical history clo...

Mary Kay Doyle is convinced that having her son’s medical records on hand has helped her new doctors treat him better. Doyle, who lives in Frankfurt, keeps a list of his son’s surgeries and medications handy, so doctors have immediate information on his son Tommy, 27, who has VATER syndrome, which involves multiple deformities related […]

SAS professionals will be able to access...

SAS professionals will be able to access digital medical histories of EU tourists in Andalusia Andalusian Health Service (SAS) professionals who have to take care of European citizens during their visit to Andalusia will be able to access their digital medical history. Andalusian Health Service (SAS) professionals who need to care for European citizens during […]

Third dose of Pfizer may help people wit...

DHA to administer third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to residents with weakened immune systems The third dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine helps increase immunity in vulnerable people, including immunocompromised patients, according to doctors in the United Arab Emirates. Dr Adil Sajwani, specialist in family medicine at Fakeeh University Hospital said: “It is evident […]

Commercial company could examine medical...

Gun owners face new health record checks: Commercial company may check medical histories of gun applicants after Plymouth massacre The plans would allow the records of shooting enthusiasts – including mental health issues – to be published confidentially by their GP The records would only be released with the agreement of those applying for a […]