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Medtalk A written 'command' from an attending physician that clearly and specifically delineates how a diagnostic or therapeutic intervention is to be carried out by responsible supporting staff. Cf Closed order book, Libby Zion.


n.pl the written or verbal directions of a health care professional or dental staff member to a nurse or other assistant detailing the care to be given to a patient.

Patient discussion about orders

Q. Is there something I could do in order to prevent headaches? I have headaches often and somebody told me that there're steps to be taken in order to prevent headaches so often... Please help...

A. I just read your question on headaches. I have them occasionally as well. I don't like to take over the counter medication for headaches, so I rely on herbal supplemnts. You are ayoung man so I'm assuming you are very healthy. This herbal supplement shouldn't hurt you. It's very safe. I take at least 2 Valerian root capsules before going to bed. It relaxes your body abd it helps to eliminate headeaches.It also lowers the blood pressure which can sometimes cause headaches. Be sure you rule out any oraganic problems which can also cause headaches. You can find Valerian root at any health food/ organic markets.Also look at your diet MSG in food gives me headaches as well. I can always tell if it's present in foods right after I eat something processed. I stick with whole foods and I do yoga which helps as well. Let me know how if this works.

Q. Alcohol designator Order? What is an Alcohol designator Order?

A. Hello friend, Council can apply for an order to restrict public drinking in a particular area or areas. An order sets out the public areas affected e.g. streets, parks and open spaces, where the police could ask people to stop drinking alcohol if their behavior is deemed to be anti social. The police will be able to confiscate and dispose the alcohol and people could face a fine of up to £500 or arrest for refusing to cooperate.

Q. What actions should i take in order to keep my self in a sharp and restricted fitness control?

A. I would try some body weight circuits 3 to 4 times a week.

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In order to limit the number of necessary revisions, names and telephone numbers should be left out of specific general orders.
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Responding to the researchers' suggestion that "ancillary workers" be given guidelines to help them identify and inform physicians about "unorthodox laboratory test orders," Meyer said in a statement: "The real need, rather, is for the recognition that laboratory technologists are no longer the 'ancillary' workers of past decades, but are professionals whose body of knowledge is required for effective, efficient health care.
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