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Vancouver General Hospital Radiology Department
Average: National costs may not help you individually. Consider calling the facilities in your area and asking for what they charge. ...Read more
Radiologists are specialists whose expertise is in medical imaging (x-ray, ct, mri, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, etc). They have the most detailed understanding of how imaging is performed and what imaging is best for specific diseases or specific patients. The radiologist interprets the imaging studies ...Read more
Radiology: Does an MRU contain iodine? Dr. knows of MY SEVERE iodine reaction so ordered MRU. Hospital called saying can't be done due to my allergy.
Radiology: Does an MRU contain iodine? Dr. knows of SEVERE iodine allergy and ordered MRU. Hospital called saying can't be done due to my allergy.
No such thing: Called 'iodine allergy', it is a reaction to high molecular weight radio contrast media material, which is not used routinely now-a-days. Kindly consult an allergist/Immunologist for evaluation, you may just need premedication prior to the procedure to prevent a potential reaction, which is rare, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
Maybe: Nt ultrasounds should be done by any credentialed radiology department but many don't have the certification required. It's combined with a first trimester blood test which helps determine risk factors for anomalies or chromosomal defects. If they don't do them, your doc should know who to refer you to for this test. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
ICU: Hi. The intensive care unit may be run by various specialists: medical ICU is usually run by pulmonary critical care, cardiac ICU is run by cardiology, surgical ICU is run by anesthesiologists with surgical input, pediatric ICU and neonatal ICU are run by pediatric intensivists, neurological ICU is run by neurological intensivists. What ICU a patient ends up in depends on patient problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Convenience: Doctors offices open generally from 9-5 and m-f. Medical conditions occur at all hours and an er might be the only thing open. Unfortunately er's are used as the family doctor for those without coverage, or have minimal coverage. So urban er's commonly are crowded with patients. A federal law termed emtala requires that they be seen even if they lack funding. ...Read more
Prevent infections: Infection control programs work to decrease infections in health care facilities. This is done in several ways. Infection control programs help to guide housecleaning services in hospitals to keep things as clean as possible. They make sure equipment is sterile. They oversee vaccination of employees and help to ensure that diseases are not spread between staff and patients or between patients. ...Read more
What is the longest amount of time anyone has waited for a doctor in the emergency department of a hospital?
Varies: Emergency room waits are based on the severity of the condition a patient presents to an emergency room for. If you present to an emergency room for a non-emergent condition, you may have a very long wait. ...Read more
I need a link for physiotherapy role in an inpatient hospital? Different departments especially chest, ortho and icu
Here you go....:
Http://www. Hhnmag. Com/hhnmag/jsp/articledisplay. Jsp? Dcrpath=hhnmag/article/data/09sep2011/0911hhn_fea_clinical&domain=hhnmag
it's very useful in many settings. ...Read more
Can you tell me treatment of patient suffering from stable angina in the emergency department of a hospital?
Angina: Not sure what you are asking. We have standard treatment for stable angina. The er is a place to go for unstable angina. The first time angina is noticed you can argue you don't know whether its stable or unstable so might go to er. ...Read more
I have a friend who has been diagnosed with legionnaires disease and is in the critical care department of a local hospital. Is this a disease that is mandated to be reported to the (u.S.) cdc? Will there be follow up on the source of the bacteria?
Yes and yes: Legionella is nationally reportable- the lab that did the testing or the physician will report the result to the local health department, which will be responsible for further notification. Typically, if the source is not known some investigation will occur. This may involve testing water sources and other environmental risks, and investigating related cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If a resident and the attending both agree on diagnosis (radiology)is that like having two opinions?
It depends.: An inexperienced first year resident will form an opinion but will usually defer to the attending''s opinion. A more experienced, advanced resident may be confident and competent enough to generate an independent opinion. The important thing is that the team discusses the case and reaches a consensus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Market prices: Most jobs have negotiable salary requirements. These will vary with different areas of the country, and whether in urban or suburban areas. Best way to find out what you are worth is to contact individuals in your area and ask them how much they are getting, or at least provide a range of salaries for you. Good luck. ...Read more
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