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Abbess on neck due to ingrown hair, emergency room lanced, drained. Drain placed, given antibiotics. Safe to leave in longer than 48 hour doctor out?
Yes: But would get drain out with in a few days, as usually after a few days they stop draining and have no benefit. ...Read more
Have physicians or nurses using the cerner electronic medical record had cases where an intended medication order modification didn't record properly?
There: Is always an element of human error when input of data. ...Read more
Medical Records state, GASTROINTESTINAL PROPHYLAXIS W/PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR & DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS PROPHYLAXIS W/SEQUENTIAL COMPRESSION DEVICE. What does that mean?
Precaution care: It sounds like these are precautions taken to prevent surgical or hospitalization (bedrest) complications due to inactivity and not eating. Stomach acid is reduced with proton pump inhibitor meds and deep vein thrombosis caused by venous stasis prevented with a device that wraps around the calves and squeezes intermittently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: no body use nasal gastric feeding tube now unless it have been used for a very short period of time if it was used they use it on any patient that not capable of eating but his guts is capable of digestion the food good way of nutrition for a patient that could not feed themselves IV fluid has no nutritional values only good for hydration if feeding needed they use now PEG tube ...Read more
Is it medically right if a doctor opens an output path on abcess by using injection needle to make pus pour out by time? There is medical dressing on.
Depends: If its small it will usually heal on its own. If its moderate sometimes we can help patch it in the office so that it heals on its own. If it is large or just not healing, this can require surgery to fix it. We usually wait a period of 3 months or so before jumping into surgically repairing it. For kids, we might need to take to the or bc they dont hold still in the clinic to do anything minor. ...Read more
Yes: Ther are different bags do not try to fit one on the foley is supposed to be as sterile as possible manipulating a new bag on may contaminate it. ...Read more
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Info on LVADs: You should start with your primary care physician first, especially if you do not have a cardiologist. He or she can point you in the right direction for more info. Medscape has links to many articles aboud lvads many of which are understandable by non-medical persons. Your doctor can help explain articles you find as well. ...Read more
Surgery for sinus mucocele & turbinate reduction done under general require urine cathetor? Any danger to this nature of surgery?
Most likely no: There is no reason that you should need a catheter for sinus surgery. The procedure is relatively short in time & often done out-patient. That said, your surgeon will do what s/he feels is proper for the safety of your health. You can always call & ask. Just like intubation for breathing though, they may do it once you are "out" & remove it before you wake so you may not even know it was done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It will benefit you: Some health workers don't like electronic records, but they benefit patients. You can get electronic copies of your records. Is a law, and your right, although they can charge for this. http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/medicalrecords.html. Electronic records also can remind doctors to do things that need to get done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will a surgery to remove sinus mucocele, turbinate reduction under general anesthesia require urine cathetor? Also, will breathing tube impact my tmj?
No need : For a urine catheter for a short surgery. Your TMJ shouldn't be a problem as long as your anesthesiologist can safely manage your airway. A quick exam should give him the information he needs and allow him time to gather whatever tools he needs to keep you safe. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Under general anesthesia for sinus surgery is breathing tube used to keep airway open or is the equipment and medical team literally breathing for you?
Yes: Usually there is a breathing tube.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why has the medical profession allowed insurance companies to intrude into their patients treatment?
We haven't : Listen, we never had any say so on it. ...Read more
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