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Simple tips for brain injury, illness, aging, injuries, patients … Do you have an advocate? Part 2 of 2

A person that is traumatized or fighting illness needs help. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Simple tips for brain injury, illness, aging, injuries, patients … Do you have an advocate? Part 1 of 2

No one can be totally prepared to handle a medical crisis alone!  How can you be the patient and advocate along with a body in crisis?  Some are better ready than others, yet these are too very different roles.  If you’ve never been ill or injured you may think you will never need an advocate.  Trust me, everyone NEEDS an advocate! Read the rest of this entry »

 

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NHBPM – Doing My Own Prompt Today – Chronic Illness Links

NHBPM – Doing My Own Prompt Today – Chronic Illness Links.

This is an impressive site with well written articles and several links pertaining to chronic illness.  Take some time to review the related links on this post.  I personally reviewed all the links thoroughly except one, which was not of interest to me but may be to others. These are all educational links and contain well-written materials. Tell me what you think?

 

 

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Simple tips … Where have all your friends gone Part 3 of 3

Everyone should have a Living Healthcare Will highlighting who is significant and who is not. Does your friend know where you keep it?  Make sure Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Laughter as brain injury medicine … You don’t look that old

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I thought receptionists at health care centers were thoroughly trained.  It might have been a bad day.  Was it just the wrong choice of words that made this a ridiculous comment? Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Simple tips to help get proper legal representation following TBI, injuries and other issues

Legal Representation following traumatic brain injury, injuries, and other cognitive issues can help ease the burden in many aspects of life.  Don’t wait, time is of essence.  Seek help now before it’s too late.  The sooner the better to ask for assistance. Legal help can equal proper evaluation, assessment, diagnosis, treatment plan  and other proper healthcare interventions. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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This is a big reason we can’t get health care

I found one of the real reasons why I couldn’t get medical care.  Healthcare professionals are not doing their jobs as I have repeatedly written about.  Please take a look at the following news clip.  I was contacted by someone close to my situation and was advised of news release today. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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In All the Wrong Places for Healthcare or Was It Just All the Wrong Professionals After TBI (traumatic brain injury)?

Expertise is what you are looking for when you are injured or deal with chronic illness.  If you have a traumatic brain injury the confusion and multiple symptoms make this a more daunting task to figure out America’s healthcare system.  You are not looking for excuses, a pat on the back, or someone to minimize what is happening to you.  You are looking for proper medical treatment. Especially important would be an expert in brain injury and  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Physician otherwise known as a Physiatrist.  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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A Journey into Darkness … From Nurse to Patient.Traumatic brain injury

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Nurses work with violent patients every day.  Their safety is compromised by combative patient’s and families.  Safety is always a priority for patients, but rarely is safety acknowledged for the nurses themselves.  Or at least it does not appear that way behind closed doors.  They are exceedingly exposed to abuse within the healthcare system, but yet expected to accept it.  This is true for all our of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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