How can we provide equal Health Care in a society with the gender inequality? I want to touch a very touchy topic - cultural customs impacting medical care. Some might see this as intruding or offensive. Acknowledging the delicate issue, I will attempt to touch the topic gently. The fact is that cultural patterns do [...]
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How can I you provide similar healthcare for people in Africa Asia the United States and Eastern Europe? can this be done? So what is different? Much can be said about differences when providing healthcare in various locations in the world. Of course the knowledge of the local doctor differs due to different academic education [...]
A conversation that took in clinic while examining a Bedouin child with headaches and birthmarks. The neurologist (me): Are there any other family members with similar birthmarks? The father: Is it important? The neurologist (me): It is very important for neurological diseases because are skin and brain stem from the same origin during pregnancy. The father: [...]
But doctor I did everything why doesn't it help?! Early morning in clinic and mom walks in with severely disabled 3-year-old child in a wheel chair. She says “I did everything I was told to do: I prayed, with candles, dressed in a better manner but nothing helps the child. He has severe spasticity is [...]
Some of the sentence sentences I've heard last week regarding online exam: " Online clinic is a truly an amazing idea" "Interesting idea, though it concerns me greatly that you consider a neurological examination by telehealth to be of any value" " We are looking for people who can help us with online examinations for [...]
Morris a relative of mine who suffered from severe stomachaches and weight loss. Extensive testing revealed no result. Of course with familial history of cancer this was very worrisome this was very worrisome. But Morris was a high-tech employee and Googled his diagnosis. He convinced his doctor that he had a specific parasite acquired [...]
Online questionnaire: What is the cause of cerebral palsy – accessible information for relevant individuals.Hilla Benpazi 2018-07-01T21:55:18+00:00
In the 2016 we published paper in Neurology about the cause of cerebral palsy (CP). We found a significant genetic component in many children. Only later it occurred to me that there is a problem. We actually just missed the relevant audience- the parents! Not all parents with CP read Neurology (journal). I mean it [...]
Accessible Care One of the main human rights is the privilege of access to healthcare. While financial aspects have been widely discussed technological factors have been relatively neglected (such as online clinics). Disparities in healthcare are dependent on age gender race and geographic regions.... Study after study has shown that certain groups in society are [...]