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The Dengue fever is a common fever and this fever is found everywhere. At present, the medical Department would conduct a specific medical camp at place of A.Vallalaptti Village that is located in Melur block on the Sunday for identifying the patients and to treat the dengue fever patients.
In reference of this special medical camp, it is being organized in behalf of dengue fever surveillance as well as this medical camp is a start to stop the outbreak of the Dengue fever. The medial camp of medical department have adopted excellent mosquito control activity as well as fever surveillance in the place of Melur block. The major focus of medical camp is on the A. Vellalapatti from that places from cases of dengue fever are coming.
Along with, six health inspectors have been appointed in A.Vellalapatti in this place from the other district so that they could help in dengue fever and mosquito reduction work can be done nicely said by P Vadivelan who is the Joint Director of Public Health on Saturday. P Vadivelan also said that the people who are suffering from the dengue fever, they could take Siddha Drugs to prevent the dengue fever by the Primary Health Centers or the Government Hospitals.
According to P Vadivelan, the cases of dengue fever is going down by help of following mosquito control activity as well as the Health Department is also gearing up for to do more in area of Melur Block for preventing the anymore dengue cases in rainy season.
According to a study, Patients which can access their medical test results and medical records through online, they have the tendency to use more medical services & visit their doctor more than beforehand. It is a general belief that viewing health records electronically as well as being able to email the doctor will result in less office visits as well as phone calls and finally it cut health costs but it is not Wright.
According to a study of Dr. Ted Palen, who is a clinical researcher at Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute in Denver, Palen said it is possible that increase in medical services was not a result of online access. Eventually, he came to this conclusion that the online access is so nice thing because it produces better health care as well as better results for patients.
According to a study that published on November 21 at Journal of American Medical Association the team of Palen collected data of Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute from 2005 to 2010.
The researchers of Palen Team tracked office visits, hospitalization visits, emergency department visits, telephone calls, 44,000 adults with online access for their medical records & some 44000 patients without online access. Researchers found that the office visits of online users had Sixteen percent more as well as Eight percent more telephone calls in the year after they got online access compared by their before.
The patients without online access, they had Eight Percent less clinic visits as well as there was no change in phone calls. By this study, Palen team stated that online access to medical records is not beneficial for saving money but it is very beneficial for improving health.