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Kingsway Compounding accommodates all patient types and their related conditions

The Atopic Child

The incidence of childhood atopic disease in developed countries has increased dramatically over the past several decades. In Australia at present one in four children is affected. The exact reason(s) for this is still not completely understood. It may be linked to our environment, the food we are eating, changes in our lifestyle, genetics or…

Alzeimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (Part 2/2)

This article is a continuation of the first article on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In part one, we started to look at various natural measures, such as diet and nutritional supplementation, which have demonstrated promising results (relating to improved mental function) in the early stages of AD.* As mentioned in part one to this article, AD…

5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) is the most active form of folic acid

5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) is the most active form of folic acid, the B group vitamin, also known generically as folate. Folate deficiencies have been linked with such health conditions as cancer, cardiovascular diseases and neurological abnormalities. What Does 5-MTHF Do? 5-MTHF (together with vitamin B12) functions as a methyl group donor in a range of metabolic…

Patient Conditions

Kingsway Compounding accommodates all patient types and their related conditions. Patients conditions are classified by the Australian Government’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing. Conditions are grouped and specifically defined by the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRGs). 

Kingsway work closely with a wide range of health practitioners and believe that an integrative approach to health ultimately gives individuals the chance to achieve best possible health outcomes.

The treatment of conditions is the ultimate decision of an individual based on the recommendations of their health practitioner. This could entail making changes based on nutrition and/or taking prescription medicines.

At Kingsway Compounding we source and create compounds to improve nutrition (by compounding high quality vitamins and supplements) and compound prescription medicines either without ingredients that cause or clients adverse effects (such as gluten) or that may no longer be mass produced. Below we look at the major areas where conditions can be present and may require treatment.

What is the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups? 

“This is an Australian admitted patient classification system, which provides a clinically meaningful way of relating the number and type of patients treated in a hospital to the resources required by the hospital. Each AR-DRG represents a class of patients with similar clinical conditions requiring similar hospital services. The classification categorises acute admitted patient episodes of care into groups with similar conditions and similar usage of hospital resources, using information in the hospital morbidity record such as the diagnoses, procedures and demographic characteristics of the patient.”

Source

Diseases, disorders and conditions are classified in the following areas:

Nervous system

Eyes Ear, nose,

Ear, nose, mouth and throat

Respiratory system

Circulatory system

Digestive system

Hepatobiliary system and pancreas

Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

Skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast

Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic

Kidney and urinary tract

Male reproductive system

Female reproductive system

Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

Newborns and other neonates

Blood and blood forming organs and immunological disorders

Neoplastic disorders (haematological and solid neoplasms)

Infectious and parasitic diseases

Mental Alcohol/drug use and alcohol/drug induced mental disorders

Injuries, poisoning and toxic effects of drugs

Burns