Infectious Disease Physicians from Medical Trends
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Infectious Disease Physicians from Medical Trends targets medical professionals who diagnose and treat diseases caused by microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and animal parasites.
This group allows you to target highly intelligent, ambitious, well-educated healtcare professionals who are dedicated to the care and well-being of others. They have a doctorate degree and have completed an internship and residency program. Continuing education is essential for doctors to keep up with medical advances and license requirements. ID Specialists attend classes, workshops, conventions, and seminars and read journals, articles, magazines, and publications to stay current on communicable diseases.
ID Specialists usually see patients on a referral from a primary care physician. They review medical history and lab reports, perform a physical exam, and order more extensive laboratory tests of blood, body fluids, or wound cultures. A blood serum analysis is a frequently used diagnostic tool. An ID Specialist treats conditions such as lower respiratory infections, HIV/AIDS, diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis, malaria, measles, pertussis, tetanus, meningitis, syphilis, hepatitis B, tropical diseases. Infectious Disease Specialists treat patients by prescribing medication, typically antibiotics; they do not perform surgeries. Most have IV antibiotic therapy available in their offices. These doctors are avid supporters of immunizations as the best strategy for preventing and eradicating communicable diseases. Travelers journeying to exotic locations where infection risk is higher often see an ID Specialist to receive special immunizations against such diseases as yellow fever, cholera, typhoid fever, or hepatitis A or B.
A doctor can work in private practice, group practice, hospitals, universities, or government agencies, and they are assisted by nurses, administrators, scientists, and public health officials. They prescribe medications to their patients, so they work closely with pharmacists and local pharmacies. The DO requires proper tools to care for a patient. Common tools of the trade are stethoscopes, otoscopes, ophthalmoscope, blood pressure devices, thermometers, prescription pads, masks, safety goggles, scales, gloves, needles, medications, and medical and office furniture.
Doctors are concerned about their physical fitness. A doctor typically maintains a healthy lifestyle by eat righting, exercising, and taking vitamin supplements. They may shop at a health food store to ensure they are getting the proper nutrients. The MD may have a gym membership, run, or bike. They may take martial arts, yoga, spin, Zumba, or other exercise classes.
Stress levels in the medical profession are often high due to the long hours and irregular and on-call shifts. These factors may also cause stress for their family. Consequently, they search for hobbies to help reduce their stress level, and they strive to balance work and home demands. They hire out many of the household chores such as lawn, home, and car maintenance, cleaning, banking, grocery shopping, and other personal errands.
Many in this group graduate with high debt load due to student loans, so at the beginning of their career, they may need a budget or money management system. MDs are a highly compensated group, so as their career progresses, they tend to have discretionary income. They can then purchase luxury homes, vehicles, vacations, and other toys such as RVs, ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and high-end electronics. They can splurge on boating, theatre, country clubs, restaurants, golf courses. They manage their personal financial portfolio and enjoying investing.