Tag Archives: Patient

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Pop Densely-Packed Eye Blackheads to ‘Unmask’ a Patient

In a new YouTube video, Dr. Pimple Popper works to “unmask” a patient by removing the stubborn blackheads gathered around his eyes. The repeat patient has been lovingly nicknamed The Masked Man by Dr. Lee due to the formation of his blackheads. A blackhead is a single pore filled with dead skin and oil, which… Read More »

When to admit diabetic patient

The nurse is preparing to perform the care of a patient’s tracheostomy tube. If you are managing your own diabetes in the hospital, all of your self-directed care should be reported to the nurse or other hospital staff member assigned to your care and documented by the staff member in your hospital record. A nurse… Read More »

Virtual video visits may improve patient convenience without sacrificing quality of care

A team of researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reports in the American Journal of Managed Care that virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at the hospital, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication. Virtual video visits are personal video chats between a health… Read More »