The management and care of a patient in order to battle disease or dysfunction is referred to as medical treatment. The term “medical treatment” refers to any treatment that isn’t specifically mentioned elsewhere (below). Taking prescription drugs or a non-prescription substance at a prescription dose. Surgical glue, sutures, and staples are all used to close wounds. Using any equipment that have hard stays or other methods to immobilize bodily parts. The use of oxygen to treat an injury or illness.
Observation or counseling are two options. Observation or counseling visits to a physician or other licensed health care provider;
Procedures for diagnosing. The administration of prescription drugs used primarily for diagnostic purposes (e.g., eye drops to dilate pupils) during diagnostic procedures such as x-rays and blood tests.
Taking a non-prescription medication at non-prescription strength (NOTE: For medications that are available in both prescription and non-prescription forms, a physician or other licensed health care professional’s recommendation to take a non-prescription medication at prescription strength is considered medical treatment for recordkeeping purposes);
Vaccinating against tetanus (NOTE: other vaccines, such as the Hepatitis B vaccine or the rabies vaccine, are considered medical treatment);
Wounds on the skin’s surface should be cleaned, flushed, or soaked.
Using bandages, Band-AidsTM, gauze pads, or butterfly bandages or Steri-StripsTM (NOTE: other wound-closing devices such as sutures, staples, and so on are considered medical treatment); or using butterfly bandages or Steri-StripsTM (NOTE: other wound-closing devices such as sutures, staples, and so on are considered medical treatment);
The use of either heat or cold therapy.