Tag: Medical Advice

Covid-19 – Information Specifically for Marine Operations

  PRAXES understands that Covid-19 information is everywhere these days, but most information does not address the specific needs of Marine Operations.These links below provide excellent information from trusted sources.   From the CDC for marine operators: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/maritime/recommendations-for-ships.html https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/maritime/federal-regulations-reporting-illness-death-ships-destined-united-states.html   General Infection Control Guidance: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-prevent-spread.html   IMO Documents: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Documents/Circular%20Letter%20No.4204-Add.3.pdf http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Documents/Circular%20Letter%20No.4204-Add.4.pdf     For more information…
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The Future of Health-Care

The Future of Health-Care is Self-Care

The Future of Health-Care is Self-Care Dr. John Ross is an emergency physician, professor at Dalhousie University, and medical director of a telemedicine provider. He continues to advocate for profound personal behaviour and public policy changes despite the stifling powers of the status quo.    With all of the recent news about COVID-19, it is more…
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Models of Care

New Models of Care – Dr. John Ross

  In an effort to convey some of the challenges behind modern telemedicine PRAXES asked Dr. John Ross to give us his thoughts about developing new models of care from this recent article from Forbes “Telehealth Has Huge Potential, But Challenges Remain”. I think the key messages here are telemedicine IS coming because it does…
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Tetanus Nail

What is Tetanus? Immunizations?

  On a recent long weekend, a friend was out mowing the lawn. She stepped on an old nail that penetrated her foot. After cleaning the wound, she wondered about the urgency of getting a tetanus shot because it was over 10 years since the last one. Is one really needed? How long can you…
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When to use Telemedicine

When to use Telemedicine?

  When should you be using telemedicine? The Decision regarding when to use your telemedicine services can be a little confusing! So PRAXES put together a list of our own tips to help you through these situations should you ever find yourself in need of assistance.   What do you actually need to know? We…
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Sick Notes

Sick Notes – Dr. John Ross

  We received a call recently from someone asking for a ‘doctor’s sick note’ that was requested by her employer for a recent three-day absence from work. We get these calls from time to time. I see some telemedicine companies advertising ‘get a doctor’s note’ as one of their prime services. I was just speaking…
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