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Dr. Fidias De Leon
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Outpatient Clinics (Overview)

Outpatient clinics any medical facilities where patients receive medical care, but do not stay overnight, as in a hospital.


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Who has free outpatient clinics?

Who has free outpatient clinics?

City: Depending on where you live, many municipalities or churches run free clinics. ...Read more

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Dr. Fidias De Leon
14 doctors shared insights

Outpatient Clinics (Overview)

Outpatient clinics any medical facilities where patients receive medical care, but do not stay overnight, as in a hospital.


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What's a good way to start a smoking cessation program in an outpatient clinic?

What's a good way to start a smoking cessation program in an outpatient clinic?

Smoking cessation: As a health care professional or a patient. As a patient have a determined attitude and listen to the directions. Take supportive meds if needed and be compliant. ...Read more

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How to deal with a corneal ulcer i went to the outpatient clinic yesterday because i had pain in my eye, redness, and sensitivity to light. Thought perhaps pink eye but the doctor there told me it was small corneal ulcer. He prescribed two eye drops, ci

Zylet : Zylet is an unusual medication for a corneal ulcer. And infect, it is the wrong medicine for you. You are already on gentamicin and the active antibiotic in zylet is tobrmycin which is a same class of medicine as gentamicin. You will be served better with ciprofoloxacin than zylet. Zylet also has steroid in it, which makes it a wrong medicine for corneal ulcer. You said you went to see "opt", i presume that you mean optometrist. I strongly recommend seeing an ophthalmologist. If you can find a cornea specialist that will be better. Good luck. ...Read more

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Went outpatient at hospital clinic and did labs there. Thought it easier and cost the same as private lab. $$ 3x more - this typical? Lesson learned!

Went outpatient at hospital clinic and did labs there. Thought it easier and cost the same as private lab. $$ 3x more - this typical? Lesson learned!

It can happen: Depending on one's insurance plan, getting lab tests done at a hospital can cost more out-of-pocket than getting them done at a private outpatient lab. It can happen the other way also, if the private outpatient lab is out-of-network for the patient, presuming the hospital lab is in-network for the patient. One reason for a hospital lab costing more is that big, beautiful buildings are expensive! ...Read more

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Will oxycodone and vicodin show up the same on a srug test? Even as an outpatient in a hospital clinic (va) isn't a chain of custody followes

Will oxycodone and vicodin show up the same on a srug test? Even as an outpatient in a hospital clinic (va) isn't a chain of custody followes

OXY test: Blood or urine tests can detect many types of drugs. The specific test is used for oxycodone and vicodin (oxy detector). Patients who become addicted to prescription medications can be treated successfully. Rec.: see your pcp for more information. ...Read more

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How are an office visit and an outpatient visit different?

Same: In the hospital is inpatient, clinic in hospital is outpt, clinic so is doc, s office. ...Read more

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Is it more advisable to get a colonoscopy at a surgical outpatient center vs a doctor's office? Is propofol safe to use as anesthesia during it?

Is it more advisable to get a colonoscopy at a surgical outpatient center vs a doctor's office?  Is propofol safe to use as anesthesia during it?

Both safe: But the more medical issues/problems the better off at an ambulatory center but it really depends on what the comfort level of the office people as well as what kind of problems/complication they are prepared to handle. ...Read more

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Can you explain the difference between partial hospitilization and intensive outpatient programs.

Can you explain the difference between partial hospitilization and intensive outpatient programs.

Symantics: many treatments can be delivered in different ways. Insurance will pay for some and not others. Since you do not mention the exact program, it is impossible for me to compare. As you make your choice, determine what fits your particular needs. It can be difficult going to and fro for therapy and is often easier to remain overnight ...Read more

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Can you tell me about outpatient mastectomies?

Can you tell me about outpatient mastectomies?

Mestectomies?: Mastectomies performed in the out patient setting is the surgical removal of breast under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Is labiaplasty an outpatient procedure? Will i be able to go home right after my labiaplasty? .

Is labiaplasty an outpatient procedure? Will i be able to go home right after my labiaplasty?

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95% of the time: Some patients require more care than others but almost all patients go home following the surgery. ...Read more

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Clinics (Definition)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care ...Read more