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The Many Faces of the Preventative Medicine Specialty

The Many Faces of the Preventative Medicine Specialty

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Preventative medicine is not just a practice philosophy. It is also a genuine medical specialty that occupies that hazy space between clinical practice and public health. Both the American Board of Medical Specialties and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recognize the preventive medicine specialty. Preventative medicine has been characterized as one of the best medical specialties doctors have never heard of. So little is known about it that med students hearing about it for the first time are somewhat skeptical. A little bit of research reveals that the specialty is real and well worth pursuing for doctors who are interested in what it entails. Those already involved in preventative medicine often describe it as a specialty with many faces. In other words, the ...
PRP and Aging Skin – It’s All About Collagen

PRP and Aging Skin – It’s All About Collagen

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The Advanced Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) is a Utah-based training company that teaches doctors how to use stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) procedures to improve patient health. There are numerous applications for both procedures, including PRP injections to help improve the look of aging skin. In this regard, PRP injections are closely related to collagen production. PRP injections involve drawing blood from the patient through a standard procedure. That blood is then processed in a specialized centrifuge to separate out the platelets. The resulting product is then injected at the treatment site for the purposes of stimulating the body to do what it normally does naturally, but at a higher level. This brings us to collagen production. Since the early 1970s, doctors h...
5 Locum Tenens Opportunities You May Not Have Thought Of

5 Locum Tenens Opportunities You May Not Have Thought Of

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Locum tenens medicine is all the rage in modern healthcare. And why wouldn't it be? What began as a way to practice medicine outside of traditional norms has become as mainstream as private practice itself. As such, locums are always looking for the best opportunities they can find. If you are new to the locum marketplace, are you limiting yourself to certain kinds of jobs? For example, you might be focusing all your attention on hospital work. You pick up a contract in one major hospital, then move on to another hospital when that contract ends. There is nothing wrong with that strategy. On the other hand, there are other opportunities you might look into in order to broaden your horizons, so to speak. Here are five locum tenens opportunities you might not have thought of: 1. Private...
Research Offers More Clarity for PRP Knee Injections

Research Offers More Clarity for PRP Knee Injections

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Both doctors and their patients are more willing than ever before to consider platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to treat osteoarthritis in the knee. Yet as beneficial as the therapy is for many patients, it does not work for everyone. Researchers want to know why. A recent study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnical Information is being welcomed by PRP therapy proponents because it offers a bit more clarity. If there is one thing we know about PRP therapy for osteoarthritis it is the fact that there are few standards among clinicians. Clinicians differ in their approach to dosage and treatment length. Some clinicians inject the serum in roughly the same location for all patients, others use imaging techniques to locate the best site for injection. Apex Biologix, a company...
Get rid of your problems in best urology hospitals in India

Get rid of your problems in best urology hospitals in India

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In terms of all treatments of kidney related diseases, urologic cancers, pelvis, stones etc, India has made a rapid progress. The best hospitals for urological treatment in the world are located in India. The Indian urology division provides services for a broad variety of basic as well as specialized urological investigations and also treatments along with world-class experience medical practitioners who, in all aspects associated with urological treatment. The section is one of the two of national zones which offers extremely specialized assessments such as video urodynamics along with template prostatic biopsy.   Special features: There are several hospitals and medical centers all over the globe that have the specialty in urological treatment, but a significant success of u...