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postheadericon How to Create a Provider Note on an EHR System

How to Create a Provider Note on an EHR System

Creating a provider note is the most important step in documenting the clinical data of a patient’s encounter. Using an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, you can easily compile this data which includes medical history, vitals and prescriptions onto your practice’s database. This article explains what you need to do to create a provider note using EHR. This article has been tagged as a stub. That means it’s off to a good start, but still has room to grow into a more helpful resource. Until the article reaches its full…

postheadericon How to Apply a Poultice

How to Apply a Poultice

A poultice is a layer of mashed, moistened or heated herbs applied to the skin. The herbs may be in direct contact with the skin, or there may be a layer of cloth in between. Poultices are used to treat a wide variety of ailments both external and internal, from antiseptic onion poultices to a pain-relieving cayenne plaster (the terms plaster and poultice are often used interchangeably). 1 Grind roots, seeds and other hard herbs in a coffee grinder or mortar and pestle. You may use fruits and vegetables in…

postheadericon How to Create a Poultice

How to Create a Poultice

Four Methods:Selecting HerbsMaking a PoulticeTreating Common Problems with a PoulticeApplying a PoulticeCommunity Q&A Poultices harness the healing benefits of herbs to treat a variety of afflictions. While poultices shouldn’t be used to address serious health problems, using hot and cold poultice compresses to sooth inflammation, skin problems, and some other problems can help to ease pain and discomfort. Learning to select appropriate herbs for common afflictions, create poultices, and apply them can help you promote natural wellbeing and all-around health. Method 1 Selecting Herbs 1 Learn about the different types…

postheadericon How to Create a Nutrition Plan

How to Create a Nutrition Plan

Good nutrition is something everyone wants, but seems so difficult to achieve. Read on to learn how to make a nutrition plan that is easy to create and follow. 1 List any food allergies or restrictions that need to be taken into consideration. 2 Learn basic guidelines about healthy food choices, portion size and recommended daily intakes amounts. 3 Create a chart to plan out your meals. Use a weekly chart to plan every day for the whole week in advance. This will allow you to create one grocery list…

postheadericon How to Create a PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) Chart

How to Create a PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) Chart

PECS is a way to communicate with nonverbal or partially verbal autistic people. It helps them express their needs, and acts as a stepping stone towards more advanced communication (e.g. typing, sign language, and speech). Each PECS package is as individual as people are, so make it fun! 1 Take pictures of various foods, games, and activities pertaining to the child. Print out the pictures (with or without corresponding words). Print them in a size that is reasonable, based on how advanced the autistic person’s motor skills are. Clip art…

postheadericon How to Create a Nutrition Plan to Lose Weight

How to Create a Nutrition Plan to Lose Weight

Most people want to know the answer to this question: How many calories do I need to eat each day to lose weight? This question is often followed by: Are all calories created equal? These are both very significant questions and learning the answers to both will give you the ability to create your best nutrition plan. One does not work without the other. The following formula is not always exact for everyone but it is a good baseline for the average adult looking to lose weight. 1 Step one:…

postheadericon How to Apply Aloe Vera to Your Own Back

How to Apply Aloe Vera to Your Own Back

If you find yourself in this situation and cannot find or afford a back-buddy. Here Is an article just for you! 1 Take a clean spatula. 2 Take a clean facecloth folded and a clean rag to tie the facecloth to the spatula.Fold it in half. A bandanna could also work. 3 Put clean washcloth on flipping side of spatula then take clean rag and tie across the back of spatula. 4 Take the bottom corner and tie to previous knot, make sure its tied tight enough to stick. This…

postheadericon How to Create an Environment for Successful Weight Loss

How to Create an Environment for Successful Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, it isn’t just deciding it and it’s so. You need to make a commitment and follow through with it. You also need to have support around you. Read on to learn how to create the environment that will improve your odds of success! 1 Remove all unhealthy foods from your home and workplace. If they aren’t there, you can’t eat them. 2 Keep healthy foods at the house and with you wherever you are (at work or friends). If you have them handy, you…

postheadericon How to Create an Idea

How to Create an Idea

Want to make a new invention? Or how about a cool new story or book? Read on then! This article has been tagged as a stub. That means it’s off to a good start, but still has room to grow into a more helpful resource. Until the article reaches its full potential, it will be hidden from search results. Can you help it flourish? If you think the article offers complete and accurate instructions, feel free to remove this tag. Steps 1 Get graphing paper, regular sheets of paper, pen,…

postheadericon How to Create an Atkins Diet Menu Plan

How to Create an Atkins Diet Menu Plan

Five Parts:Educating Yourself About the PlanEating During the Induction PhaseEating During the Balancing PhaseEating During the Pre-Maintenance PhaseEating During the Lifetime Maintenance PhaseCommunity Q&A The Atkins Diet claims that it can help people lose weight quickly, and keep it off, by following a multi-phase plan of eating guidelines. The distinctive features of the Atkins Diet are the avoidance of most carbohydrates and the encouragement of proteins and fats. You can create a meal plan for the Atkins Diet that incorporates a variety of meats, cheeses, nutritious vegetables, and other foods….