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Just when you thought a 24-hour urine test couldn't get any worse... by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 5:00am ...they come out with a new jug. Or should I say a short, squatty, squishy, funky new container? I guess it's been awhile since I've done a 24-hour urine collection, so I was in for quite a surprise when the nurse handed me, not the old standby orange jug of yesteryear , but this new, awkward, collapsible thing. While I failed to capture a pic ... Read on »
Advantages and Disadvantages of Testing in Serum, Saliva, Urine or Capillary Dried Blood by Sanjay Kapur Posted Tue 24 Jun 2014 5:24pm Serum/Plasma Advantages  ·        Accepted as gold standard testing method by the conventional medical community ·        Wide range of hormone tests available: Ideal for testing peptides ·        Automated FDA-approved methodology ·        Covered by most insurance carriers ·        Familiarity with established levels and ranges Seru ... Read on »
One Of The Best Uses of Sensors and Devices I Have Seen, The UDD, Urine Detector Device Being Used To Transition Urinals/Elevato by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 5:41pm The video is good and you have a couple riders who talk about before and after the sensors were put in place and there’s plenty of signs it looks like so all are warned up front not to pee in the elevators.  I can think of some places in New York that might jump all over this, as it’s been years but that smell came around here and there in area ... Read on »
Got Green Urine? What The Color of Your Urine Says About You! by Jill O. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted Tue 11 Mar 2014 5:47pm The Cleveland Clinic released a fabulous infographic to help patients understand why their urine changes color and if that change is something to be worried about. Normally pale yellow in color, urine may have a variety of colors, from brown, orange, red to clear. If your urine is dark yellow, amber or brownish, you are showing signs of ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Urine pregnancy test without urine by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 12:00am A reader, Mark, posted a question yesterday in the chat box about screencapture softwares out there. I personally use iShowU to capture such videos as my instructional video on linking your Evernote account (above) to automatically read and download my weekly public Paucis Verbis notebook. Mark also specifically asked about what Dr. ... Read on »
Nighttime urination: A frequent boomer complaint -- article by Scott Keith by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 12:28am It can really be frustrating. You’re snoozing away in the middle of the night, trying to get your eight hours of quality sleep. In the middle of a good dream, you wake up and your bladder is telling you it’s time to visit the bathroom. You take care of business, get back to sleep, and hope you can avoid another visit to the porcelain throne bef ... Read on »
Female Friendly Urine Collection – sample collection made more dignified for women by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Sat 28 Nov 2009 10:02pm There are a number of established, conventional ways for women to provide a urine sample for medical analysis, none of which guarantees a mid-stream, and most of which engender contamination of the sample. This can yield a false-positive result, a requirement to re-test, delayed or inaccurate diagnosis and the prescribing of a broad-spectrum anti ... Read on »
Peezy: urine sample collection by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 7:59am 1 Comment Peezy makes urine sample collection accurate, hygienic, dignified and simple. Until now there have been a number of established, conventional ways for women to provide a urine sample for medical analysis, none of which guarantees a mid-stream, and most of which engender contamination of the sample. This can yield a false-positive result, a ... Read on »
Peezy – the innovative, patient-centred urine sample collection system by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 12:02am Taking care of the simple things for patients can often get overlooked in the modern world of high-tech healthcarehoweverpatient care should be complete and unequivocal. Accurate diagnostic testing is fundamental to thisbut is often compromisedparticularly for female patientsat the sample collection stage. The established ways for women pat ... Read on »
London leading the way with MSU and urine sample collection by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 4:21am Patients in Germany complaining of symptoms of UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) are catheterised. Why? Because the microbiologist needs to assess the nature and degree of bacteria in the urinary tract and not from subsequent contact with skin or labia.  Without using an aseptic sampling method – such as catheterisation, around 30% of all samples ( ... Read on »