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mother has cancer and I have so many questions

My Mother is likely going to receive a Metastatic Lung Cancer diagnosis on Monday. Due to her health, she probably won't be able to receive treatment. Questions about seeing an oncologist, palliative care, hospice, and my options. [more inside]
posted by royalsong on Jun 28, 2014 - 26 answers

The things we should have discussed ahead of time

My 72-year-old mother has been in the ICU for a week, and it's 50-50 on whether she'll pull through or die. I'm struggling to be a responsible adult about the whole thing. [more inside]
posted by iarerach on Mar 13, 2014 - 22 answers

Looking for abandoned places for neat photography shoots!

Do you live or know of neat places in Illinois, Missouri and Indiana that my explorer/photographer friend could visit? Let me know! [more inside]
posted by Driven on Jan 8, 2014 - 9 answers

Where can I access reports of surgeon/hospital/surgery success rates?

I have heard that hospitals and surgeons have to report success rates for specific surgeries. Do you know where these databases can be accessed? Thanks!
posted by bobbyno on Jun 24, 2013 - 3 answers

How best to communicate with doctors?

How do you advocate for the best care from three states away? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 25, 2012 - 9 answers

Looking for cancer survival statistics by individual hospitals in England.

Looking for cancer survival statistics by individual hospitals in England. [more inside]
posted by paduasoy on May 2, 2012 - 9 answers

How to clean/disinfect an iPhone

Cleaning and disinfecting iPhones [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Jan 4, 2012 - 18 answers

How many hospitals don't participate?? - Medicare Googling fail

How many American hospitals do not participate in Medicare? [more inside]
posted by treehorn+bunny on Dec 17, 2011 - 4 answers

employment, careers, depression, and inpatient psychiatric care

Am I depressed because I hate my job? or do I hate my job because I'm depressed? Quitting is a bad idea, right? What about going to a psychiatric hospital? (warning: long) [more inside]
posted by sarahj on Sep 1, 2011 - 29 answers

Emergency medicine in 1920

I am a 40 year old man that died of a skull fracture in August, 1920. [more inside]
posted by asockpuppet on Sep 7, 2009 - 9 answers

Help me realize my counseling career dreams!

I want to be a counselor in clinics and/or hospitals. What degree do I need to get? [more inside]
posted by GarotaDaCidade on Sep 3, 2009 - 9 answers

What should I expect when seeking inpatient mental health treatment?

What happens if you check into an inpatient psychiatric facility in Maryland/ Washington/ Virgina? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 20, 2009 - 15 answers

Books on asylums

Help me find books about insane asylums/state hospitals. [more inside]
posted by shwynn2 on Nov 26, 2007 - 12 answers

Cataracts!??

I think I have a cataract. I'm 30 years old, and I live in China. What now? [more inside]
posted by bluejayk on May 14, 2007 - 9 answers

Is there a doctor in the house?

Listening to this story about hospital interns on NPR yesterday got me thinking about the practice of interns and residents working around the clock. What is the purpose of this? [more inside]
posted by Nathanial Hörnblowér on Dec 13, 2006 - 44 answers

Where can I find comparative performance data for US Hospitals?

Where can I find rankings or ratings of US hospitals? [more inside]
posted by jeb on Jul 5, 2005 - 8 answers

Nurse's Codes?

You know the chart they hang on the end of hospital beds? Apparently there's a myth that nurses put 2 letter codes on these that describe the characteristics of the patient that annoy/irritate/disgust them most. Has anyone heard of these?
posted by kev23f on Jan 5, 2004 - 6 answers

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