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Sime Darby Healthcare Launches New Website with Doctor Finder Powered by Medeguide

‘Opticians must not prescribe contact lenses’

‘Opticians must not prescribe contact lenses’ The Star Online "PETALING JAYA: The Association of Malaysian Optometrists wants opticians to be barred from prescribing contact lenses, claiming that they lack sufficient training...

It will suggest to the Health Ministry to disallow opticians from prescribing contact lenses...
He said that prescribing and dispensing contact lenses required tertiary level training in the basic and applied sciences such as microbiology, physiology, ocular pathology, ocular anatomy and biochemistry...

This was to ensure that the prescriber was competent enough to deal with possible contact lens complications and side effects..."

Medical Insurance: A review | Updated: June 6th, 2011

Insurers on the pulse of medical claims
The Star
"...private medical and healthcare costs are outpacing the general inflation rate every year...
As a consumer, it is important to know that you have every right to obtain a clear and concise explanation of the proposed medical procedure as well as of any available alternative procedure before undergoing treatment..."

A testy issue
Malaysian Medical Resources
"...There is no doubt the cost of medical care is going up and no one wants to perform unnecessary tests. There are however quite a number of points the above articles miss...What is the wastage of performing unnecessary tests by these centres in asymptomatic individuals compared with directed testing ordered by practitioners?..."

Replying to Star: Testing patient
The Heart of the Matter
"...Of course, if patient is unhappy, that no satisfactory explanation have been given, he / she always have the recourse of complaining to the medical center ( there is a…

Heart Surgeons | Cardiac Surgeon | Johns Hopkins Hospital | Baltimore | Maryland

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287
Main contact number: 410-955-5000          

Baumgartner, William Anthony, MD
Cameron, Duke Edward, MD
Shah, Ashish Suresh, MD
Vricella, Luca A, MD
Watkins, Levi, MD
Whitman, Glenn Joseph Robert, MD
Wimmers, Eric Geoffrey, MD
Yuh, David Daiho, MD

WHO says cell phone use "possibly carcinogenic"

(Reuters) - "Using a mobile phone might increase the risk of developing certain types of brain tumours and consumers should consider ways of reducing their exposure, World Health Organisation (WHO) cancer experts said on Tuesday...

Pending the availability of such information, it is important to take pragmatic measures to reduce exposure such as hands-free devices or texting..."

Plastic Surgeons in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania

UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center200 Lothrop St.Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582412-647-UPMC (8762)1-800-533-UPMC (8762)
Steve C Bonawitz, MDJohn H Brown, MDRaymond A. Capone, MDWilliam T. Conklin, MDCarolyn De La Cruz, MDHoward D.J. Edington, MDDavid A. Femovich, MDMichael L. Gimbel, MDDinakar Golla, MDAaron G. Grand, MDLorelei J Grunwaldt, MDDennis J. Hurwitz, MDMarc D. Liang, MDJoseph E. Losee, MD

Plastic Surgeons in Argentina | Cosmetic Surgeons

Jose Antonio BELMONT, MDBuenos Aires , 1428 , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-11-4-785-6372/6374 - Fax: 54-11-4-783-6268 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Carlos R BELTRAN, MDRosario , Santa Fe 2000 , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-341-440-3112 - Fax: 54-341-481-6419 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Jorge BUQUET, MDUtrecht , Utrecht 3582KE , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-11-4-816-4426/4427 - Fax: 54-11-4-816-4426/4427 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Jorge CANESTRI, MDLa Plata , BS AS 1900 , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-221-508-5552 - Fax: 54-221-427-3213 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Gustavo CHAJCHIR, MDBuenos Aires , 1426 , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-11-4780-2800 - Fax: 54-11-4786-0991 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Abel CHAJCHIR, MDBuenos Aires , 1426 , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-11-478-02800 - Fax: 54-11-478-60991 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Juan Martin CHAVANNE NOUGUES, MDBuenos Aires , 1608 , ARGENTINAPhone: 54-11-4715-1723 - Fax: 54-11-4831-2281 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Julio CIANFLONE, MDLa Plata , 1900…

Plastic Surgeons in Switzerland | Cosmetic Surgeons

Andrea AMICO, MDGeneva , 1207 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 41-022-787-0765 - Fax: - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Giorgio BRONZ, MDLugano , 6900 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 41-91-972-5533 - Fax: 41-91-972-5256 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Nicolas CHAMI, MDPully , VAUD 1009 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 41-21-728-4050 - Fax: 41-21-728-4049 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Kathrin A. CIERPKA, MDBasel , CH-4051 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 41-61-272-2277 - Fax: 41-61-272-2276 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Simone EGGLI, MDBern , Bern 3007 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 49-31-372-6465 - Fax: - - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Dominique ERNI, MDKüssnacht am Rigi , CH-6403 , SWITZERLANDPhone: +41(0)41-850-0060 - Fax: +41(0)41-850-0060 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Genève , 1205 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 41-22-346-5956 - Fax: 41-22-346-7770 - E-mailSurgeon Profile
Philipp FALLSCHEER, MDLugano , Ticino CH6900 , SWITZERLANDPhone: 41…


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