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Questions tagged [practice-of-medicine]

Questions regarding the policies, business, ethics, and other aspects of the practice of medicine that are not directly about the health of an individual.

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What is the differences between the professions and requirement of pathologist and biotechnologist?

What is the differences between the professions and license requirement of pathologist and biotechnologist in New York? I asked this because this site is also for medical student and professionist.
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Is it ok to use sterile eye drops every day

I have very allergic eyes that redden up very quickly even without rubbing. When it becomes too much I see the doctor and take some eye drops for a month. But the allergy keeps on coming back. A few ...
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Is Ibuprofen Safe To Use As A Catch-All First Aid Solution [closed]

I've heard it said that when in doubt use (or administer) Ibuprofen. The idea being that it's a safe, general-purpose medical tool. Assuming you follow the instructions on the bottle, is this a ...
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Best books for understanding pathophysiology

Please recommend some books on advanced pathophysiology that are accurate and simple.
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Name of medicine specialty dealing with lactation

What is the name of the medicine specialty that studies female breast in the context of breastfeeding and lactation?
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Med-School Anki query? [on hold]

This question is not directly related to medicine, but I am a current medical student and have a small problem regarding Anki. So I have the Zanki flashcards set up in my account and besides that, I ...
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Can a medical student get an expedited certification as a paramedic?

Medical students, as future doctors, are in a rather unique position to support themselves in a part-time job in the medical field that provides a decent amount of on-call study time while also ...
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What is the estimated monetary benefit (or cost) of annual checkups?

I've been seen seeing the "TV Doctors" commercials recently from Cigna. And it got me wondering. Strictly from a financial sense, what is the estimated average benefit (or cost) of annual checkups. ...
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Is copay dependent on whether or not you actually see a doctor?

I go to a dermatologist for UVB phototherapy for plaque psoriasis. It's a first-line treatment and is accepted by basically any insurance company. The standard price set by a dermatologist is around $...