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Leukemia Need Hospital Stay
Yes: The answer is yes, most of the time; but not always. Even babies born at 35-36 weeks, "late preterm" babies, often need extra time to learn how to eat. They are at high risk of readmission to the er and hospital if discharged shortly after birth. They often have jaundice, temperature control problems, and can easily get dehydrated and lose excessive weight if intake is not carefully monitored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Universal precaution: Up are to be followed in all hospitals to prevent the spread of infection. ...Read more
I'm being admitted to hospital for severely low iron and protein deficiency what will happen in hospital?
My family want me to be admitted for drug addiction. Would/should I go to inpatient psych ward or residential rehab?
Likely: If this is truly for mainly drug addiction, you'd unlikely be admitted to an inpatient hospital psychiatric unit, as these are more so focused on addressing acute psychiatric illnesses like life threatening depression or destabilized bipolar disease. If you have an associated psychiatric illness, you may seek out dual diagnosis programs, in addition to inpatient vs intensive day addiction program ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't answer.: Not sure what you are wanting to ask. If you could reframe your question, it would help to provide an answer. ...Read more
Oncology: Who are the best candidates to receive 24 hour IV chemotherapy in a hospital setting vs. 6 hour out patient? Thank-you.
Depends: If you are a minor your parents. If you are an adult over 18 you can voluntarily admit yourself. If you are behaving in a manner that you are a danger to yourself or others you can be involuntarily admitted for 72 hours by family, physicians, police, counselor. ...Read more
18yo with mono w complications. In hospital x1wk. Out of hospital x1wk and wants to travel and visit relatives for holiday. Advisable? Contagious?
Maybe: Consider the most contagious period to be the first three weeks after symptoms start, with less for the first 3 months,then intermittently for years.Most adults are not susceptible having had it as kids. Travel plans should best be reviewed with the treating doc, who has more specific information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid extremes: At times it is unavoidable, but few things you can do to reduce the risk/chance--always stay well hydrated. Avoid extraneous activities, excessive heat/cold, minimize alcohol use, don't smoke/use drugs, get vaccinated for pneumonia/flu etc...And see your primary doc on a regular basis for check-ups etc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney stent procedure - how long is the average hospital stay for a kidney stent implant?How long do you need to stay out of work?
Varies: If you have not had a lot of complications and the stent procedure is elective, you may not even need to stay in the hospital. It is not uncommon to stay a day though. You can usually work right away, but it depends on whether you develop any pain, which will vary person to person. ...Read more
A few days.: If the spleen is only minorly injured and there is only minimal or no bleeding a couple of days is usually enough, as long as it is the only injury. If it is a more major rupture and there has been some bleeding it may be several days. If it has to be removed it will depend on how you do postoperatively but will likely require at least 2 days after surgery and likely more than 2. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My grandma is leaving intensive care at a hospital(pneumonia), but will need some medical supervision. What staff at a hospital to advise next steps?
In a hospital telemetry unit (for cardiac patients), who staffs it (i.E., what kinds of doctors and nurses)? If you get transferred to telemetry from another floor, does your doctor go with you?
Varies by location: A telemetry unit most frequently would have patients taken care of by cardiologists, internists, or family medicine doctors. The nurses on a cardiac unit should be acls (advanced cardiac life support) certified. If you physically move floors in a hospital, your doctor should remain the same. An exception may be a transfer to an intentive care unit- may have different doctors while you are there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I legally help a sick family member who wants to create dnr status for future hospital stays?
It is called: An "advanced directive", and it is wise to do so. Most hospitals can provide help, but your own attorney can do this, provide notarized copies (get plenty) for the ems, er, and hospital record. ...Read more
At what ANC level would you cancel chemo for dlbcl patient? Will ongoing pneumonia hinder neutropenia recovery, or does neutropenia worsens pneumonia?
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