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TPN infusion therapy, or Total Parental Nutrition, is usually given intravenously.  A person who is on TPN infusion therapy may be receiving all of their complete nutrition through an IV. As per Clinical Nurse Specialist - Jane Anne (MSN, RN) in the Nutrition Support Service and...

Clinical engineers need implantable medical devices to carry out effective and safe diagnosis and treatment of certain diseases. Many of these medical devices such as pacemakers are battery-powered, and patients must go for checkups a few times a year to help them predict how the...

It’s no secret that physicians lead incredibly hectic lives. Balancing home life with patient care can sometimes be a challenge. One thing doctors should never cut corners on is patient education. Doctors serve as the first line of education when it comes to patient health....

Most of us classify certain professions according to our limited knowledge of them. We make generalizations about those in these professions according to what we believe to be true of them. For example, we put generalizations on doctors believing they can create miracles and that...

High-deductible plans are more common today because of the low insurance premium they offer. This will automatically reduce the amount of money you have to pay for health insurance annually. However, when you need medical care and your deductible is very high, you will most...