How to get the birth chart to work for NHL players?
The birth chart is not a replacement for an accurate diagnosis, and a player’s doctors may have to wait to diagnose a player before they can get the chart.
It also doesn’t always correlate to the underlying condition, so a player may have the birth certificate and be a little unsure of how to interpret it.
So, in a way, there are two birth charts, one for the player and one for their doctors.
Here’s how you can find out what the birth charts are for your NHL team.
Birth chart compatibility: When you get the charts to your doctor, ask them about what the charts are supposed to mean.
“Do they tell you whether you have [insert condition] or not?”
“Do you get a diagnosis for [insert disease] or [insert injury]?”
If the doctor has the birth certificates for both, they’ll tell you which one to read.
If the birth certifications are in different formats, you’ll need to look up the format for your team and ask your doctor if they can provide you with a format.
Some birth charts have the doctor’s name, and some don’t.
If you’re unsure, ask the doctor if there’s a format available.
If there’s not, ask your team doctor if he can provide one.
Birth certificate compatibility: If your team’s doctors can’t provide the birth certs for your players, ask what your players’ birth certificate says.
The best way to find out is to ask them.
“When did you get this birth certificate?”
“What was your date of birth?”
“Is it in your name or your nickname?”
“Does it include any other information about you?”
“Did it include a letter of authorization or a prescription for the drug you were prescribed?”
“Can you show me the medication you were taking?”
“Are there any medical records?”
If you’re a parent, ask a friend or family member to help you find out.
Ask about your son or daughter’s birth certificate.
If they can’t, ask about a teammate’s birth cert.
If a player has the same birth certificate, the birth of a son or a daughter will tell you about their family history and which medications they took during the year.
If your team has a player with an injury, you might want to ask the doctors about it.
If your doctor says the player’s symptoms have subsided, ask him if they’re taking a prescription.
If you can’t get a birth certificate from the player or the team, the best thing you can do is to use the information you’ve gathered to make an educated guess as to what your player’s health status is.
If a player is on a birth list, ask if they’ve had an MRI or CT scan.
“Did they have a full scan?”
“Was the scan normal?”
“Were the results of the scan reported?”
Ask the doctor about any other scans the player has had or any other tests that might be relevant.
Ask your team if they have any information about those scans, too.
If that’s not possible, ask any other doctors who may have examined the player.
If the player is having a follow-up test or has a CT scan, ask for the results.
Ask the doctors if they got a copy of the results, too, or if they just sent it to you.
If not, tell your team.
If it doesn’t show up on your birth list or your team list, it probably has something else going on.
If an MRI is available, ask that it be performed on the player as soon as possible.
“Have you got the results from the MRI?”
“How long has the MRI been in your office?”
Ask for a copy if you’re able to get one.
If one is available and is not signed by the doctor who performed it, the scan isn’t needed.
If another is available for the same condition, it may be helpful to ask your physician if they could help you get one too.
If there’s no follow-ups available, you can use the data you gathered to get a better guess as an indication of your player on the birth list.
“How old are you?
What’s your age?”
Ask if there are any other measures you can get to get an idea of how old your player is.
“Is your age in the top 10 percentile?”
Ask about other measures.
If two or more measures are available, get the first one.
“Does that mean that my player is younger than his peers?”
“Which measures do you think are most likely to be predictive of a player being younger?”
Ask your doctor for advice.
If neither of these measures is available or is negative, your doctor might be unsure.
“I think that I don’t think that the measures that are most predictive of younger age are the measures I have for younger age.
Is there another measure that might tell me something different?”
Ask how you’d like to see the next step taken, but don’t ask for a prescription or any test results. If both of