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Follow Up Care After Fall
If a cardiologist faxed orders to a nursing home then fp doc changed them, whose does staff follow? Concerned about fall after doubling of dose
Responsible Doctor: The answer is whoever the nursing facility has the responsible physician. As a consultant the cardiologist makes recommendations that the treating physician can follow or not, since they usually have a little more knowledge of all of the patients issues and previous responses to medications ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often should a woman see her surgeon after a mastectomy for follow-up care? Is it for life? Thanks!
2-3 years: I personally follow my patients 2-3 years after mastectomy (or any breast surgery). After that time, they are followed by the medical oncologist if they are on hormonal medications. Each team is different and has their own set of criteria. Contact your navigator for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose hyperparathyroidism and follow it after treatment.?
Blood and urine test: To make a diagnosis of Hyperparathyroidism you need first to have a blood test for Calcium level in your blood. If you have normal calcium level and not even high normal you do not in all probability have Hyperparathyroidism and no test need to be done but if calcium level is high than you will need blood level of Parathyroid Hormone&VitD level. After diagnosis Scan&ultrasound and possible Surgery ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Close followup: Both the surgeon, medical oncologist and radiation oncologist must be involved in your followup care. Depending on the stage, you may involve all 3 of these specialists who will mainly follow you by physical exams, ct scans and occasionally pet/ct scans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of follow-up care will i need after butt augmentation surgery? Will i need massage and ultrasound after my butt augmentation. Is this common follow-up care? What other things will be suggested that I do after my surgery?
I : I perform butt augmentation with fat transfer techniques, ie brazilian butt lift. I don't usually recommend massage unless you notice an area of firmness. Massage may help in the areas that fat was harvested from to help reduce the swelling, but this is not necessary. If possible it is better if you can sleep on your stomach and avoid sleeping on your back. Avoid slouching and sliding down in your chair when sitting. Otherwise the recovery is not too bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery: Yes you should continue to see the surgeon that did the surgeon to insure that the surgery is holding up well. ...Read more
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose autoimmune diseases and follow it after treatment.?
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose coronary spasms and follow it after treatment.?
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose colonic diseases and follow it after treatment.?
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