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Dental and dental hygiene “leaders” are quick to denounce those who become romantically involved with their patients, citing that a lack of reasoning and proper conduct is sure to ensue should the relationship sour.
As health-care providers, dental hygienists, of course, have ethical obligations to those entrusted to their care.
Therapeutic uses of radioactive materials typically are intended to kill cancerous tissue, reduce the size of a tumor, or reduce pain.
Common nuclear medicine procedures that use radioisotopes regulated by the NRC and its Agreement States include the following examples: Other procedures may use radiation or perform functions similar to those of radioisotopes, but do not involve radioactive material and are not regulated by the NRC.
Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (formerly UNIPAC) is in its 5th edition. is an online practice test with 75 multiple-choice practice questions designed to assess your knowledge, identify topics for which additional study may be useful, and help prepare you for the HMD certification examination. Each of the three modules include 25 multiple-choice practice test questions to focus your study in Pediatric, Psychiatry and Cognition, Prognostication, and Hospice Regulatory. AAHPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.