Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunication technologies to extend care when you and the doctor aren’t in the same place at the same time. If you have a phone or a device with the internet, you already have everything you need to do telehealth.
Services include: pap smear test, breast check, pregnancy test, post-natal check, screening for heart disease, and pelvic floor assessment. Information and referral on domestic violence, sexual assault and other women's health issues is also provided.
Your physician will evaluate and treat small wounds, as well as the overall health of the patient, and make appropriate referrals to specialists in fields such as podiatry, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, rheumatology, infectious disease, and orthopedics if necessary.
Intravenous therapy (abbreviated as IV therapy) is a medical technique that delivers a liquid directly into a person's vein. The intravenous route of administration is commonly used for rehydration solutions.
An injection is the act of administering a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle (usually a hypodermic needle) and a syringe.
Contraception (birth control) prevents pregnancy by interfering with the normal process of ovulation, fertilization, and implantation. There are different kinds of birth control that act at different points in the process.
STD testing may include: A urine test , A cheek swab — you rub the inside of your cheek with a soft swab to test for HIV or a blood test — your nurse or doctor takes blood from your arm or a quick finger prick.
Genetic screening is a type of medical test that identifies changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins. The results of a genetic test can confirm or rule out a suspected genetic condition or help determine a person's chance of developing or passing on a genetic disorder.
A very small amount of certain allergens is put into your skin by making a small indentation or “prick” on the surface of your skin. A skin allergy test determines specific allergens based on skin reactions. You don't have to wait long to find out what is triggering your allergies.
A respiratory examination, or lung examination, is performed as part of a physical examination, in response to respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough, or chest pain, and is often carried out with a cardiac examination.
An ear exam is a thorough check of the ears. It is done to screen for ear problems, such as hearing loss, ear infections, ear pain, discharge, lumps, or objects in the ear. An ear exam can find problems in the ear canal, eardrum, and middle ear.
Blood tests may be done to look for signs of disease or agents that cause disease, to check for antibodies or tumor markers, or to see how well treatments are working.
A written order from your primary care doctor for you to see a specialist or get certain medical services. If you don't get a referral first, the plan may not pay for the services.
The physical exam itself will likely include checking inside your nose with a speculum and flashlight. Your doctor will note where you feel pain or tenderness as this can point to which of the sinuses is involved.
Pregnancy Tests Urine/Blood
Blood tests can tell if you are pregnant about six to eight days after you ovulate. Doctors use two types of blood tests to check for pregnancy: Quantitative blood test (or the beta hCG test) measures the exact amount of hCG in your blood. So it can find even tiny amounts of hCG
A rash evaluation is a test to find out what is causing a rash. A rash, also known as dermatitis, is an area of skin that is red, irritated, and usually itchy. A skin rash may also be dry, scaly, and/or painful. Most rashes happen when your skin touches a substance that irritates it.
Your doctor may order a blood sugar test to see if you have diabetes or prediabetes. The test will measure the amount of glucose in your blood. Your body takes carbohydrates found in foods like grains and fruits and converts them into glucose. Glucose, a sugar, is one of the body's main sources of energy.
evaluation of your current urinary tract symptoms, history of urinary tract infections or other urinary tract problems, family health history, and sexual history. You and your doctor will discuss your general health and the results of previous testing.
The exam typically involves a digital rectal exam (DRE) and a test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. Your doctor may want to perform a prostate exam if you have symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Some doctors do it as part of a routine checkup.
Minor Burns/Insect Bites
Your physician will evaluate and treat minor burns/ insect bites, your physician will look at the overall health of the patient, and make appropriate referrals to specialists in fields if necessary.
A physical exam, look for signs and symptoms of influenza and possibly order a test that detects influenza viruses. During times when influenza is widespread, you may not need to be tested for influenza. Your doctor may diagnose you based on your signs and symptoms.
A skin exam is meant to identify suspicious moles, growths, and other changes on your skin. The shape, size, border, color, and other characteristics of the suspicious growth can help your doctor diagnose an underlying medical condition. Skin exams are the best way to find skin cancers early.
During the physical exam, your doctor will check for swelling and points of tenderness in your affected limb. The location and intensity of your pain can help determine the extent and nature of the damage.