10 Must Haves of Medical Website Design

Medical website design is not much different from designing other websites like that of a school or a boutique hotel, but it is different. These are apparently contradictory statements, but let us explain.

You can’t go wrong with medical website design if your website has these elements:

Services Tab: This should be prominently displayed towards the upper part of the website; after all, your target audience has the most interest in what you have to offer.

10 Must Haves of Medical Website Design

Before and After Photos: These will serve to substantiate all that you have claimed under the Services column and thus strengthen the target audience’s belief in you.

Physician Photograph and Biography: This is an often neglected feature of medical website design. But if you put yourself in the shoes of your patients, you will realize that it is often the credentials of a physician that inspires confidence among your target audience and motivates them to give you a call.

Contact Form: Many among your target audience may access your website at work from where they cannot make a call. Include a contact form in your medical website design to make it convenient for them to schedule an appointment or request information.

Blogs and Other Relevant Bits of Educational Resources: Including educational resources like blogs and articles in your website will not only ensure that your target audience turns to you when they are in need of medical information but also help your search engine optimization cause.

Social Media Bar: A social media bar prominently displayed on every page of your website will encourage and prompt visitors to share your content.

Patient Testimonials and Reviews: In an industry where the word-of-mouth is still the best advertising ploy, patient testimonials and reviews are the most effective alternative promotional measures.

News and Media: If you have been in the news, then your website is the best place to flaunt your news-worthiness.

Privacy Policy: By stating your privacy in explicit terms, you not only pledge to safeguard your patients’ confidential and sensitive medical information but also serve to strengthen your patients’ trust in you.

Call-to-Action: After all has been said, this is a gentle tug at the sleeves of your target audience to urge them to call you.

The above are the ten must-haves in your medical website design. But the list remains incomplete if you do not include this all-important element-your contact information on top of every page of the site.…

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Cat Health – Treating Your Cat at Home

Basic Wound Care

Trim the fur around the affected area and clean the wound carefully, using a damp washcloth and antiseptic soap. This must be done each morning and evening for five days. The wound should remain uncovered for approximately three days, allowing it to drain. This helps to prevent abscess. Licking is a natural part of healing, so allow your cat to lick his wound for three days. After three days it is helpful to apply an antibiotic cream and outfit your cat with an e-collar to prevent licking. If your cat is lethargic or stops eating, he could have blood poisoning. See your veterinarian immediately.

Ear Mites

Ear mites are tiny white parasites feed on the skin debris of cats and may chew on the tissue within the ear canal. Your cat may find them itchy or even painful and typically responds with excessive scratching of his hears or tilting his head to one side. Ear mites leave behind a waxy brown substance that looks like coffee grounds.

Cat Health - Treating Your Cat at Home

To treat ear mites at home combine a clove of garlic with a cup of olive oil and let it sit overnight. Discard the garlic and put a few drops in each ear every third day, for three weeks.

Cat Flu

Cats can get the flu, and it makes them feel miserably. Their little noses and eyes run and become swollen, and they typically begin sneezing.

It is important to keep your cat eating while she recovers. You may need to warm his food or add a little garlic to make it more palatable. Take him into the bathroom with you when showering, so he can breath in the humidity. Using a soft warm cloth, wipe his eyes and nose as needed. Each day give him 250 mg of vitamin C and one drop of liquid echinacea for every three pounds of body weight. Do not give your cat aspirin. Recovery typically takes a week to ten days.

If your cat gets worse or does not appear to respond to treatment, please see your veterinarian. The flu virus sometimes attacks kittens, leaving them prone to recurrences for the rest of their lives. In that case, you may want to discuss a feline flu vaccine with your veterinarian.

Warning

Never substitute online advice or judgment for your own. Only a veterinarian is qualified to diagnose and treat animals.…

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