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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 31, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas January 1991 PageS Club notes Arts Olympics entry deadline 7 NARFE National Association of Retired Federal Chapter held the first meeting of the year 18 at the Senior The prog 1 rani by Dale of Bob Smith Associates was on LongTerm Officers for 1991 arc President Andrew First Vice Prcsi dent Leonard Second Vice President Secretary Carolyn frca surer Walton I Continu ing for the include support for Alzheimers research Texas highway main and assistance for local fed eral Mission Valley Extension Homemakers The Mission Valley Extension Momemakers Club met 8 with members pulling on an enjoyable 6 will be the anniversary of the blue and the celeb ration will start at Bring a covered KiwanisClub The 24 meeting welcomed Ken Allen and Rosic Boscnbury as Bill Bell distributed sponsor forms and enrollment forms for the March 16 Golf Tournament at Woodlands Country He suggested the Kiwanis order some special hats to be used then or at other Kiwanis func tions they were quickly Boscnbury gave the telling of the duties and responsibilities of the Coinal County Birth certifi cates are filedin county clerk or city marriage licenses now cost sviih half that going to the and divorce records arc handled through District Beer and other licenses are handled by the County They record assumed veterans cattle and any document or affidavit that is brought in for filing except that a will may be hot recorded before the death of a They handle Ihc filing fees and records for the county court and conduct county She has employees in her depart and she said computers ard much help to At Bill Bell used his pick up to take items to the Senior Citizens Center Thrift Retired Eagles Activities Club The Retired Eagles Activities Club met 20 at Eagles There were 70 members and two guests spending the afternoon playing cards and Present were five birthdays and one anniversary but three members were Installation of officers was done by Lcroy Bicr chairman Carol acting and four women pn the drill who escorted the officers to the installing The ncW officers are Ervin president Ray mond vice president Elsa secretary Lola Bch treasurer and Louise The next meeting is 8 from 5 to 9 and members arc to bring a covered except those having birthday or anniversary in February who arc to bring cake or Membership dues arc due now and arc a Lioness Club The New Braunfcls Lioness Club alFinklcY The program was by the Bill Wiley and the topic was the Lions Childrens Camp in Wiley is a trustee for the camp and he thanked the Lionesses for their sup ixrt and congratulated the club for being a 500pcrccnt club last President Lcnorc Courtright installed two new members Susan sponsored by Rcsa Lcgardc and Polly sponsored by Annie The club approved the date of May 11 for the annual Garage Notice is hereby given of the lost lap for entering the Arts Olympics by the 7 Its lime to get In training and exercising the right side of the brain instead of the by the Greater New Braunfcls Arts the event is scheduled foir March 2 at Memorial Elementary School on South Walnut Avenue to honor the artistic achieve ments in the The performing arts entrants will strut their stuff at 3 on the Memorial Visual arts entries will be judged that morning and wilt be displayed during the Entrants must be of amateur status and live in the New Braunfcls or Comal independent school Participants will compete against others on their age level middle high school or adult and will receive individual ratings based on a point Categories in the second annual Arts Olympics include visual art twoand dance solo or acting solo or ensemble and music vocal or instru The three highestranking entrants will be awarded a silver or Top winner also will receive cash Rib bons andpasses Ndw Braunfcls Arts Council member orga nizations also will be Co IT i il Howl f Pri q P11 Unlim no S9 00 ppi Reservations icceptpd 2 pm Grill GS Sunday Bar Specials Too1 Entry forms may he obtained from I Rogers Music New Braurt fcls Childrens bir Artt School teacher alw have entry The entry fonttt Include all necessary information and fmm postmarked by They should be J mailed 10 the Greater New Braunrclf Arts Box Texas ihpcotote Moussa CoH for Dolly Jptctate New SwvJfta Ultra Mm Fort Shakw 201 loop 337 WEDCMNGS CLUB NOTES Call Dana 316259144 WtUIIJ Research saves American Heart Association February 1 Nashville Sounds February 2 Damara Smith February 9 Hark Chestnut w GARRETTS Steak Western Steer All U Can Eat PM CatfishPopcorn ShrimpClams ClamChowder Salad Bar v Dessert 1561 IH 35 Daily Lu rich Specials 6920313 What does it mean when you have Astigmatism by Robert At the end of an eye the eye doctor may inform the patient that they have blurry vision due to I have a what May be the usual Astigmat says the that is a condi tion in which the eye is shaped more like a football instead of a basketball such that images cannot focus clearly for Usually by the patient is quite perplexed and worried by this Let us try to elaborate on this First of a patient has astigmat m one It is not a disease and although it may blur it is not Astigmatism is mainly caused by the front section of the called the cornea not being perfect y For take a good quality magnifying glass and you should be able to focus sunlight into a single point on a piece of How if you were to heat the magnify ing glass to a temperature where you can bend and twist it a you would find that light will not focus to a single point This is what can happen to an eyes It gets slightly warped so light will not focus at a point such that the brain can see an The spectacle prescription given by the eye doctor is used to compen sate and correct this eye Try to imagine the front of the eye looking like a compass because of your corneas shape you may have a power of 1 going from west to east and a power of 4 going from north to It is the difference of 3 between these two directions that is your amount of The optometrist or ophthalmoligist can use glasses or contact lenses to balance these two powers of your eye so once more light can focus at one point on the back of the the patient will see clearly once astigmatism is Most people will have an amount of astigmatism of of above which is left uncorrected with glasses of contact lenses will give a person seeing problems and Just because one has astigmatism does not mean it will get increasingly As one gets it usually stablizes at a value or it may disappear Even though astigmatism does not lead to complete if it is left uncorrected during a childs developing years until the age of six the result can be a condi tion called refractive Refractive Ampblyopia a type of lazy eye that cannot see a perfect although no eye disease is present when someone says they have astigmatism you should be able to understand it Hopeful you know more than the eye look ing like a Your Medical Record What type of information is con tained in a medical record A medical record contains the patients history such as medical and social lab any type of monitor ing or therapy the patient AH health care profession als who are involved with the patient are required to document and analysis from any Diagnosis and treatment plans are also included within the record as well as any followup treat ment plans for the patient after her release from the Who is responsible for the medi cal records storage and maintenance The Director of the Medical Records Department in a hospital has primary responsibility of this How does a patient get access to their medical record A patient can obtain a copy of their medical record by signing a release form provided by the Medical Records at the hospital from which the patient wishes to obtain the The patient will generally be asked to sign a written authorization for release of the Why is there a fee for obtaining the A fee is usually obtained when the record is wanted for personal or administrative There is usually not a fee for a medi cal record when the record is being transferred to some other hcalthfacjl this depends upon the hospital in which you are obtaining a The fee for copying at McKcnna Memorial Hospital is based on the fee schedules of the Industrial Accident Board and costs for 120 pages that are with an addi tional charge of 30 cents for any addi tional The fee covers staff time for locating the staff time involved in reproducing the use of associated equipment and Who does the Medical Record belong to The paper record belongs to the hospital or facility in which the patient has been the information that is written on the paper about the patient belongs to the How confidential is the Medical Record Medical Records remain fairly An authorization for release of any information must be received under most circumstances before a patients medical record can be viewed by anyone other than a health care provider who is involved in the care of that How long are Medical Records maintained At McKenna Memorial Hospital medical records are main lained for 20 The state requires medical record to be kept for at 10 A minors medical record must be maintained 2 years after the child becomes How are the medical destroyed Medical Records This is usually done on site at the hospital or facility that owrfr the record to make sure the properly Does the Medical Record con tain any financial material related to patient billing the medical record only con tains information about the patient medical Patient finances are recorded in a financial report that is coordinated by the Business Department of a Directory of Medical Services DENTIST GENERAL PRACTICE OBSTETRICS GYNECOLOGY Jeff Jones 831 Siute B New Texas 6297494 Cesar Reyes Ronald Obstetrics Gyneocolgy 12709 Topperwein next to Humana Hospital Village Oaks SENIORS HFALfH SERVICES Humana Seniors Association Humana HospitalVillage Oaks 12413 Judson Road San Texas 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