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Evaluation Of Hld
Basically we look at your cervix thru a special kind of microscope, and if we see anything that stands out, may collect a little tissue from that area for testing.
Usually not very painful but not a bad idea to take 800 mg of Ibuprofen 1-2 hrs beforehand and ask whether your gyn might use a local anesthetic if a biopsy is needed which we have started doing and the patients prefer. ...Read more
Match and health: Tissue match is certainly needed for donation to make sure the recepient will not reject. Also, the health of the donor is evaluated to make sure the donor will not be hurt by donating his kidney. Also, a final stage is evaluation of the anatomy of blood vessels that will be operated upon. Along the way, a psychosocial eval makes sure the donor is actually interested & not pressured to donate. ...Read more
No good answer: Any reasonable mental evaluation used for legal or other purposes would need to be conducted by a licensed physician, preferably board certified in psychiatry, or psychology on a face to face basis. A mental evaluation by an out of state physician, conducted on line would borderline as malpractice. ...Read more
Depends: That would depend on the joint (deep joints will require equipment to accurately enter the joint, adding to cost) and what tests are done. These tests vary in cost from lab to lab. The actual cost is often less that the amount charged due to contractural arrangements. ...Read more
Usually not: Usually all pre-donation tests are done on an outpatient basis. Unless if any tests were positive and they need to be taken care of that will preclude donation at this point. ...Read more
Battery of tests: A psychological eval usually starts with a clinical interview in which the examiner works to develop a history on the client, gather the client's perception of current dysfunction, and develop rapport. This may be followed by self-report and/or examiner administered tests. The types of tests will depend on the referral question. A report is generally written and feedback provided to he client. ...Read more
See a psychiatrist: A psychiatrist can conduct a complete evaluation using a standard interview such as the scid to determine if you have a psychiatric diagnosis and can refer you for further psychological testing for such disorders such as adhd. ...Read more
Pdychological: A psychological evaluation is conducted by a psychologist and usually involves asking about a person's history and symptoms and performs psychological tests. Usually there is a question, symptom or problem ti which the psychologist is trying to find an answer and make recommendations. ...Read more
Screening only: There are online screening tools for many mental health conditions. But the best resource for a full psychiatric/psychological evaluation is in person with a live professional interacting with you. Some areas may have telemedicine resources available with doctors. In these, the evaluation is "online" on camera, through a protected internet connection (not through email). ...Read more
Annually.: Once a year and whenever an illness or symptoms warrant. ...Read more
Home safety.: A physical therapist can help identify safety issues in the house. Are there slippery throw rugs around the house? Where's the refrigerator in relation to the sitting areas? How many steps need to be climbed in the house? And most importantly, how can we make this house safer and this person stronger to be more mobile within the home. ...Read more
Best place for complete mental and physical evaluation in the us. No doctors can figure out what's wrong with me.
Exam: For the rare and difficult cases, it's best to be seen in a tertiary medical facility. Good luck. ...Read more
10m old baby. Has hiccupps 4 times a day for last 2 days. Everyone lasts 19 mins max. Baby seems normal. Is it normal? Medical evaluation needed?
I kind of want a 3 day mental evaluation. But im worried they will force me to take some drug. I only want to take what I agree to take. Suggestions?
See a psychologist: Or psychiatrist. Why do you want this? Start with outpatient tx. Mental eval's can be given without hospitalization or forcing meds on you. Are you worried about the effect of STD's (mentions them in the "Conditions" section of your question)? Sounds like you might have significant anxiety... ...Read more
Can I cancel a petition that was the 72 hour psych evaluation but hasn't taken effect yet cuz patien waiting for bed to open it in a psychevevfacility?
Doubtful...: If you filed an emergency petition and the local police became involved along with an emergency department and "psychiatric team" it then is taken out of your hands and you can't say..."oh, never mind". These actions need to be taken very seriously and once started are extremely difficult to stop. Keep in mind that they can result in long term consequences for the individual involved. ...Read more
Your doctor may help: It's not uncommon for a physician to request a workplace evaluation for ergonomics: to see if your workspace may be modified to better "fit" your body and prevent injuries. If it's a large company, there may be a physical therapist in the company who does these evaluations. Ask your doctor. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Determine Etiology: Nocturia may be a symptom of a primary sleep disorder, inappropriate ADH (vasopressin) secretion, diabetes, end stage kidney disease, bladder outlet obstruction with incomplete emptying of the bladder, a spinal cord or central nervous system disorder, bladder infection or inflammation just to name a few. A check up with your doctor and a urologist should be able to identify the problem fairly easily. ...Read more
The goal is: For the bite to feel the same as it did prior to the placement of the crown / inlay / onlay / filling. The bite should always be checked after the placement of the restoration. With that said, sometimes the patient might need to return for a bite adjustment after the patient has been functioning on the tooth. The anesthesia during the procedure could skew the patients perception at the time. ...Read more
Few hrs./few visits:
An evaluation of your child. when using a multidisciplinary team, will be evaluated by a psychologist or psychiatrist, therapists, speech/occupation or physical
therapy. Each run a battery of tests on your child. The evaluation will take several hours or over several sessions. It best done at
a Special Autistic Center. Many questions
about development and other questions will be asked. ...Read more
A team with a Devel-: Opmental/behavioral pediatrician, child neuropsychologist, etc., spend 6-12 hrs. Or > assessing cognitive, social/adaptive, communication, fine & gross motor development by 1) review of prenatal-current medical, developmental & family history 2) standardized checklists & tests of current functioning & degree of autism & 3)medical evaluation for etiology, including neurological & genetic testing. ...Read more
A psychiatric eval: Is not a prison sentence! If you feel that someone could benefit from an evaluation, talk to them about it. Explain what your concerns are and offer to go with them. ...Read more
No: Usually an egg donor would not have to pay any costs. All costs are usually arranged for by the office who is evaluating you. ...Read more
Difficult question: A "proper" evaluation can be done within a very short period of time if the autism is severe. If it is not severe however it may take specialists from a number of areas to definitively determined the diagnosis. Critical is what the clinician sees during the evaluation. The diagnosis can be difficult if seizures are involved or mental retardation or other comorbidities such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A very straightforward case can be diagnosed in an hour interview. Others will take multiple interviews, the gathering of a lot of collateral information from school and from home and from teachers, and possibly neuropsychological testing. Best wishes. ...Read more
What to expect if I'm seeing new psychiatrist tomorrow for thorough evaluation, any pointers or tips?
Opportunity: Tell the dr everything honestly. This is a chance to see what bothers you enough to hide it from people - then share it - if you feel distress, show the distress. An evaluation can only be made on information ou supply. Censoring information will make the evaluation less useful. ...Read more
Satisfactory for evaluation. Endocervical cells are present Reactive cellular changes associated with inflammation?
Irritated Cervix: "Satisfactory for evaluation Endocervical cells are present" means that it was a good sample and contains the proper cells for evaluation. "Reactive cellular changes associated with inflammation" means that inflammation is present. Cervical inflammation can result from simple irritation or an infection on the cervix. It doesn't mean there is any cancer or pre-cancer there. Best wishes! ...Read more
What is the meaning of this apico is equivocal remarks- spot film of the left apex suggested for further evaluation?
Don't worry too much: This means there is an area in the upper lung looks possibly abnormal, but additional views of the area are needed to clarify the situation. The additional views may or may not show anything of concern. Try not to worry too much, because it's very common for radiologists to ask for additional views. In the majority of cases the additional views show everything is normal and ok. ...Read more
Can my husband have his arm repaired? He had limited use in it and limited feeling. Who would he go to for an evaluation?
Orthopedic Medicine: Yes. Your family physician should be able to recommend the appropriate expert to assist your family with this problem. ...Read more
Can an evaluation for attn deficit disorder really be done within a 15 minute office visit? I'd assume it would take longer.
ADHD: I agree that initial evaluation would take 45-60 minutes. ...Read more
Injuries did not heal from a car accident got worse. Have multiple symptoms and stuff go wrong. Do not know who to see for a full evaluation of injury?
ER or Ortho: You didn't say how long ago the accident was, but if not months, then should go to er for access to imaging and specialists that may be appropriate to care for you should any injuries be discovered that were not found initially. Otherwise, can see an orthopedist as good place to start for eval. ...Read more
Data?: To answer your question you need to be tested, so see your doctor and have blood tests done. If a test is positive for hepatitis b antibodies, it means you have been exposed and developed an immune reaction to the virus, or you have been vaccinated against it (very common now). If you are hep b antigen positive, you have an active infection with the virus. ...Read more
See a specialist: See a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md, who will review your medical history and your partner's history, examine you, and recommend fertility tests. These may include blood work to check your ovarian reserve (egg number and quality) and to check for hormonal problems, an ultrasound scan of your uterus and ovaries, a hsg to check your tubes, and a semen analysis for him. Best wishes. ...Read more
Adult speech/lang: An adult speech language evaluation can last 1 to 2 hours. First a detailed history about the presenting problem is obtained from the patient or family member. Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills may be evaluated. If the voice is is thought to be the problem, then a video recording or video stroboscopy is performed to check vocal cord movement. Breathing pattern is also evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: Schedule an appointment with either your physician or a physician that specializes in treatment of skin (dermatologist). Take care. ...Read more