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Medical Standards for Entry

Discussion in 'Jollies Bar' started by Ninja_Stoker, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. CHUB!

    CHUB! Careers Adviser

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    Still 4 years and only if it is for Asthma. If it was for a chest infection the 4 year rule doesn't apply.
    Apply in a month so that when they ask for the info it will be 4 years.
     
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  2. kilofoxtrot

    kilofoxtrot New Member

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    Thanks, that's like music to my ears!!
     
  3. Sly3

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    Just a quickie I’ve been here before about one condition that’s pretty much benign and causes no concern. It’s just two others regarding my heart, they are no listed in JSP 950 or if they come under with out being scrutinised I am not sure. I have a full consultant cardiologist report to say I’m fighting fit, although I have no idea about the conditions, one is a possible pathway accessory which is like a little murmur with no issues to my overall well being and another called persistent left superior vena Cana, yes what ever that means, all it is basically is everything that drains on the right is on the left and thus things like pacemakers, intravenous drips or defibrillators should be aware of. And the other a patent foraman ovale which is basically seen to and benign like everything else. Should I be worried ?? I’m in the dark here awaiting on my appeal to be seen by SMOSE.
     
  4. Hoofin

    Hoofin Commando Officer

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    It sounds like you have given all the correct information to the SMOSE so that is a good start. Let people know what happens and good luck
     
  5. Sly3

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    @Hoofin

    Thank you, I hope for the best out come my documents are with them now. By Monday next week it’ll be 14 days since I sent it off so if another 14 days I’ll get in contact with the advisor for an update.
     
  6. H_557

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    2 years ago when getting I did an ECG before an operation, they said I have sinus arrhythmia (which is very common). I have spoke to my GP and she said my Sinus Arrhythmia is very normal many fitness goers/athletes experience sinus arrhythmia, so in the medical stage do I declare this or just bring it up at my medical? Thanks, anyone know anything?
     
  7. Sly3

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    @H_557

    You must declare any and all actual diagnosed conditions, otherwise you falsify your application when it is discovered.

    If you do not have this truly diagnosed and on your records I should imagine treading carefully.

    Be up front and honest, if it is on your records then you’ll be fine the doctors will see this otherwise let your advisor know.

    By no mean am I an expert it’s your call, ask @Ninja_Stoker for more details on how to go about declaring something if you have failed to mention it.
     
  8. The guide

    The guide Royal Marines Commando

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    A sinus arrhythmia is common among fitter people , as long as the rate does not go below a certain limit (dependent on age / weight / height / gender) it should not be a issue. The gap to your base rate a maximal heart rate is where calculations get difficult..so in effect you could be topping out on heart rate at a lower than normal rate which can cause confusion , if you have a heart issue at some point..(medics see a 160 / 180 rate on you on the floor , but it,s you topping out where as a normal person may well be in the early or later 200,s range) . If you are in the 40,s range resting it will / should be looked at , as a matter of course by anybody medical see,ing that rate , if you in the lower 50,s most medical type people will look at you , what you do phys wise and make a determination from that. It all boils down to your heart is a muscle you train hard the muscle (can) gets bigger , but a enlarged heart can cause high blood pressure as it,s that heart that in simple terms creates the diastolic (the lower reading on your B/P) pressure from the contraction of the left ventricle.
     
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  9. Johnny_Anonie

    Johnny_Anonie Ex Pongo

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    Such a nerd you. Did “DT” teach you all that......
     
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  10. The guide

    The guide Royal Marines Commando

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    I can neither confirm of deny..!:D
     
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  11. Peanut7648

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    When I was a lot younger I had kidney pains and the doctors did all these tests and couldn't find a problem so I was therefore never officially diagnosed with anything. They put it down to stress and I had no problems for many years. However, around a year ago I got these pains again and I believe they were down to certain lifestyle choices I was making and unrelated to the initial issue as docs didn't find anything. Should i declare it as i was never properly diagnosed and if so, should i bring my medical notes