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December 2011 - Posts

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Choices
by Jason Marketti
A patient falls because of a bad decision he made by getting up without calling for assistance or using an assistive device. The facility may see on a yearly survey that they did not provide adequate care for the resident even though all safety procedures Read More...
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Caroling
by Jason Marketti
To enjoy the holiday music I do not have to be particularly religious, nor do I have to be a cowboy to enjoy country music or into rave parties to enjoy trance music. I see people of different faiths gather and listen to children carol in our facility. Read More...
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Poster Child
by Jason Marketti
When I walk into a clinic or SNF unit, I look around at the walls. Kind of strange? Not really. I have seen the standard skeleton pictures, the muscles of the body and those other joint pictures that have graced departments for years. (Some have gracefully Read More...
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Patient Care and Paperwork
by Jason Marketti
Which one is more important in the grand scheme of health care? If we do not chart on a patient, update progress notes and address the goals, insurance companies may not reimburse for the care we provide and some may question whether we even saw the patient Read More...
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    Jason J. Marketti
    Occupation: Physical Therapist Assistant
    Setting: San Jacinto, CA
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