Patient-doctor communication: teleconsultations facilitates interventions
With the Covid-19 epidemic, a simple visit to the doctor has become risky. This crisis therefore crowns the teleconsultation and encourages many of us to use it for the first time. The technology has existed for a few years however; today it has a new significance as it becomes the “best practice”. What do you need to know so we can consult with confidence? What benefits can you derive from it? We answer all your questions in this article.
A runny nose: simple seasonal allergy or COVID-19? Recognise the symptoms
We’ve known better springs… This is certainly not the time to have a runny nose, but allergy sufferers can’t do anything about it. Like every spring, pollen makes them sniffle and sneeze for a few weeks. How can they reassure themselves and differentiate this from coronavirus symptoms?
Keeping your children safe and well during lockdown
Coronavirus isn’t the only danger we’re facing at the moment. Almost every country in the world has closed its schools, parents are left having to do two roles: being a home teacher and also being a playmate. In these uncertain times, it’s easy to get distracted and not have your eye on every danger. Prepare your home properly to keep the whole family entertained and most importantly, safe during this lockdown.
The running season is starting again so watch out for injuries
Running is a complete sport that is good for the heart, head and lungs. But, although it is good for your cardiovascular health, orthopaedists and osteopaths know it better as a constant stream of patients with ankle, knee and hip problems.
What you think you know about flu: 5 misconceptions
We hear a lot about flu each autumn, however, many aspects of the illness are still unclear. In addition there are just as many misconceptions about the illness as there are about the vaccine. Foyer answers your most frequently asked questions and challenges the most common preconceptions about flu.