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See Patient encounter. See Site visit.
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An encounter between a patient and a health professional that requires either the patient to travel from his or her home to the professional's usual place of practice (office visit) or vice versa (home visit).
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Q. Can you get influenza after a dentist visit? I’ve been to the dentist yesterday and I woke up sick. Is it considered mal practice?

A. o..relax..first of all you can get the flu anywhere and anytime. Secondly- it takes more than a day to develop symptoms so yo probably got it from someone else. It’s not mal practice anyway, and stop thinking on how you can get money off your dentist :) here is a Southpark episode about it:

Q. when dirarear subsides what can i eat,its been 14 hrs since last visit to toilet

A. try dry toast.

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The Inclusive Home Design Act of 2015 includes references to ANSI A117.1 and states applicable dwelling units shall contain "at least one level that complies with the Standards for Type C (Visitable) Units of the American National Standards Institute Standards for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities and any future revisions thereto."
A visitable home is more usable if the homeowner wishes to stay in his or her home rather than requiring costly home adaptations or leaving the home and community if the need arises in the future.
The design consultant will work with government agencies, builders, developers, community groups, architects and the public to assist in the development and further promotion of design features so homes under construction can be made more accessible or visitable for a person with a disability.
* conducting research on visitable housing approaches and identify best practices from other jurisdictions;
According to the current ANSI A 117.1 draft, in order to be a visitable unit, a residence must not only have an accessible entrance, wider doors, and accessible powder room at the entrance level but also provide a public room (such as a living room) on that level.
Examples of visitable communities are all around the country.