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Only in severe cases: Small areas of infection can easily be treated as an outpatient or in the clinic. When fever, chills and systemic symptoms occur or the cellulitis covers an extesive area of the extremity or trunk, then hospitalization should be strongly considered. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: A predictable schedule and repeat reassurance and hugs will hasten recovery. ...Read more
Your hospital stay: If it is a parent who needs to be in the hospital for a "needed stay", then letting the child know close to the planned stay is important. Calm reassurance and the child visiting the hospital before & during your stay is also helpful. For a child who needs to go into the hospital, it is recommended that you talk with your pediatrician/hospital staff to help allay your child's fears through proven methods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on he site -:
Of surgery and the extent of the problem.
I suggest you direct this question to your surgeon.
Personally if I am doing it and Pt is young and otherwise healthy, I might do it as an outpatient surgery; If someone is having other health issues then probably as an overnight stay.
Every patient care should be individualized.
Good Luck. ...Read more
Reconstruction?: It really depends on what kind of reconstruction you decide upon. The double mastectomy usually involves a 1 night hospital stay if no reconstruction is utilized. However, if a reconstruction is done using flaps, then you will probably be in the hosptial a few days to make sure everything is healing properly. ...Read more
No: Most laparoscopic oophorectomies can be done on an outpatient basis, meaning you have the surgery in a surgicenter or hospital but you go home the same day. If complications occurred or if a laparotomy (open procedure) was necessary, an overnight stay might be recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Usually it's an outpatient procedure but there are times when hospital stay needed ...Read more
This is wildly....: Variable and dependent upon the disease, the severity of presentation, the existence of comorbidities, the emergence of complications, etc. While most admissions are relatively short, and it is our goal to get people out of the hospital as rapidly as possibleive cared for patients who have been hospitalized for several months consecutively. Perhaps you could be more specific in your question? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dependent: This is dependent on the location of the meningioma, how large it is, if it's fully removable, and the patient's clinical status prior to surgery. I know you'd like a better answer- in an ideal case, if it goes really well and is really simple, then expect anywhere from 3-5 days. If there are difficulties, it could be 5 days and may last up to 3 weeks depending on the difficulties. ...Read more
Outpatient: The surgical procedure can be done in 45 to 90 minutes. The time before surgery, and in the recovery room after surgery is about an hour each. Total time in facility/hospital is about 6 to 8 hours. About 3% of patients fail the outpatient model and spend the night. However, if you are feverish, or vomiting the diagnosis is acute cholecystitits, with 1 to 3 days in hospital. ...Read more
My shrink says I have too much serotonin from the wrong dose of meds, recommended a hospital stay, how would this help?
Serotonin: Did your doctor recommend a Psychiatric hospital? . Is he/she looking at adjusting your medications? . It is difficult to answer your question without knowing the dosages of your medications & whether u r having side-effects, or what was tried in the past. ...Read more
How long after a hospital stay (when on meds) would you most likely develop cdiff? Is there a main time frame to look for?
I was doing a in hospital stay and a student was alone, came to my bed and part of questions were "are you gay? " is this orthodox? Unethical?
May be not: Usually students are trained with residents and attending physicians. They have to gather a history and perform physical of certain number of patients. When they take history they keep missing points and keep coming to the patients to ask more questions. Also, they don't have adequate skills to ask questions without offending the patients. I assume he did not know how to frame the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have gallbladder sludge and symptoms and diagnosed with cholecystsis. Cholecystomy friday. What to expect and what hospital stay will be like?
Easy: You will come a few hrs earlier to fill out endless paperwork and change. Then usually an IV is started and the anesthesiologist will come speak with you (if he has not already). At that time a mild sedative may be given to you. You will be brought into the or and monitors will be attached. Then IV medication will be given to you and good night. The next thing you will remember is recovery rm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you be told you don't have a true pancreatitis? But at the same time have all the symptoms, elevated lipase and be on 4th hospital stay for it?
Radical?: Radical mastectomy (removal of the breast, axillary nodes, and the chest wall muscle behind the bread)t is rarely done now except for a locally advanced tumor directly invading muscle despite neoadjuvant therapy. A total mastectomy is removal of all the breast tissue (incl nipple complex). Often done with sentinel node bx. Modified radical is a total mastectomy plus an axillary node dissection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer