Posts Tagged informed consent

Be the Champion of Your Health: Self-Advocacy

Be the Champion of Your Health: Self-Advocacy

Be the Champion of Your Health: Self-Advocacy in Your Health Care. Self-advocacy in your Health care is now a required skill in order receive appropriate care. As the industry of healthcare becomes increasingly dependent on technology, and corporate management rations your access to time with your human

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Advocating For Yourself: Being an Educated Consumer

Advocating For Yourself: Being an Educated Consumer

Have you ever stood in the store aisle trying to decipher the ingredient label on a product? Did you put the item in your cart with a whispered hope that the ingredients would not significantly harm you or your family? Don’t you hate feeling that way? Product

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You Are in Command: The Incredible Power of Informed Consent

You Are in Command: The Incredible Power of Informed Consent

In light of recent legislative efforts, in particular the current sb277 debate in California, it is important to understand who is really in charge of our bodies, Health, and that of our loved ones. As the law is written right now, the patient/consumer has the ultimate say

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Last Conversation of a Father and Son

Last Conversation of a Father and Son

Funny how caregiving is the gift that just keeps on giving. We think it is just about the physical care and emotional roller coaster of caring for loved ones. With their passing comes a whole new package of personal work that circles around to address the many things we ignored during the times of providing care.

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia, as a plot device for television or film, has never quite lived up to the reality. Usually played for sobbing sympathy or just a tragic underscore to a character, the story line usually leaves out the stumbling’s of the caregivers and their associated confused introduction to their new roles.

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