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[Hanoi] Getting Your Work Permit Check Up Special Promotion in 2018
Family Medical Practice Hanoi welcomes Dr. Collin back to work.
[Hanoi] Maternity package
There is a new “Trend” in Vietnam. Mothers want to be “Natural”. They want to raise their children in a “Natural” way. They intend to give birth at home, they won’t give the baby a proper care after delivery like getting his vitamin K shot and they won’t vaccinate their children, believing they will survive horrible infections “Naturally”.
When cardiac events occur, there are only a few minutes to respond. There’s no time to figure out if a victim is suffering from a myocardial infarction (heart attack) or a pulmonary embolism (clotting of blood vessels in the lungs). It’s best to leave the technical details to the doctors. The most urgent issue for a bystander is to call an emergency number and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if needed. It’s important to stick to the basics.
Many parents are very anxious when it comes to giving vaccinations to their baby. They don’t like causing pain, even though they know how important it is. Many parents are afraid of letting their child get several shots at the same time, and they try to postpone the vaccines and only give them just one at a time... but is that the smart way to go?
During the summer season, many kids are brought to clinics or hospitals because of vomiting. Due to the heat, kids often want to drink too many fluids—cool refreshing drinks such as fruit juices or shakes—or, sometimes while at the beach, they can unconsciously put a foreign object in their mouth, such as a small toy, some nuts, or even a pebble, and eventually swallow it.
FMP Hanoi's Blood Donation Day
Vietnam, as with many other countries in Asia, has low dog vaccination coverage, poor animal control programs, and high post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) usage. In the last decade, Vietnam reported a total of 914 human deaths from animal bites—averaging about 91 deaths each year.