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What Can I Expect From My Neurological Appoinment At Palmerston North Hospital
Stumbling walk, can't remember things, definite neurological symptoms. No insurance, go to the hospital? Very worried.
Troubling: Yes, seek care in emergency department if no other source. However, there may be availability of public clinics where you live, and urgent care clinics abound in big cities. If you choose hospital, perhaps you will be comfortable in a City Hospital system. With or without insurance, these symptoms need to be addressed. ...Read more
Depends: Salaries can range from 350k- to over 1M depending on academic institution, demographics, private practice, etc... ...Read more
Hospital tour: Birthing experiences vary widely to each person, facility and family. Schedule tours with the birthing center where the delivery may occur, and discuss the different birthing plan options available. You will likely be surprised at how much information you will gather and it will make the entire experience less stressful. ...Read more
Lot of intervention: If you are going into the hospital for an eating disorder, things must be very serious. You can expect lots of blood test, nutritional and psychological intervention. You may get IV fluids as well. Only when they have stabilized your weight as well as lab work-- and when there is no danger of severe consequences (cardiac rhythm issues, even death), will discharge be likely. This is very serious. ...Read more
Depends: A patient can go home in as little as 24-48 hours after an ileostomy. Many factors are involved such as the underlying reason for the ileostomy, method of creation (open vs laparoscopy), patient age, social support at home, other procedures at the same time, etc. The most important determinant is the resumption of normal bowel activity. ...Read more
Surgery is next.: Teratomas of the ovary are special type of tumors that may have skin type tissue inside them, fat, hair, even teeth. Most of the time they are benign, but there are rare instances in which they are malignant. They should be surgically removed (usually removal of just one ovary is done in someone your age). Next step is an appointment with a gyn surgeon to schedule your surgery. ...Read more
I just had morphine at the hospital. I feel shaky and cold. Is this normal? Till when should I expect to feel like this?
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 more
How long does an otoplasty procedure take? How long should I expect my otoplasty to take from the time that I enter the hospital to the time I leave? .
Patience: Ivig have to be given monthly and have to be given slowly to monitor for side effects, such as headaches, fever, chills, itching, etc. They may need to give you medicine before you receive them. See if there is an option to receive them subcutanesouly at home weekly with a visiting nurse. It is more convenient and has less side effects. ...Read more
I'm getting my gallbladder out on the 6th will I have to stay in the hospital over night? What should I expect?
Not sure: Not sure why you are staying over night. Most people go home the same day. Call us www. Drlugo. Com ...Read more
Evaluation: Different hospitals vary, but all should take your history and review your thoughts and/or plans for suicide. They should screen for ongoing depression, medication & drug use, and other conditions associated with suicidal thinking. In some hospitals, the er physician does this; in others, a psychiatrist or other mental health professional might be called. If needed, admission will be advised. ...Read more
2-4 days: If you have a vaginal delivery you can stay up to 2 days, but many women choose to go home the day after delivery. For a c-section you can stay in the hospital up to 4 days after delivery. You may be able go home earlier, on the second or third day, if you are doing well after your surgery. We like to give you enough time in the hospital to make sure mom and baby are healthy. ...Read more
I will be having a 360 fusion at L5 s1 how long will the procedure take and what can I expect for a hospital stay?
Have been under medical supervision, including hospital stays and medication for 7 months. How much longer can I expect recurrent m.depression to last?
So much depends on: The quality - more than quantity - of tx is very important. For safety and intensity, inpt may be needed at times, but outpt can be as or more powerful in you recoveries. You need a therapeutic relationship you trust and work well in. Learn mgmt skills and ways to make episodes fewer, weaker and shorter. Learn how to see ahead to dodge some. It's chronic, but some women find menopause helps. Best! ...Read more
My Mirena (levonorgestrel) needs to be surgically removed after two failed attempts. What should I expect?? An overnight stay in hospital?? A big OP??? thanks
Minor operation: Usually its a minor operation done as an out-patient surgery with no overnight stay. Usually there is no cutting involved. A camera is placed in the uterus, the IUD is visualized and grasped and removed. After an hour in the recovery room, you get to go home. Best Wishes! ...Read more
Thorough evaluation: Hi. We don't know what you're being referred to the endocrinologist for, but you can expect a thorough history to be taken, a relevant physical exam, and diagnostic tests/procedures. The information will be put together thoughtfully to try to arrive at a diagnosis and treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
No But....: ...Since there are often unpredictable birth complications to baby and/or mom, it is infinitely safer to deliver in a safer hospital settings. I have experienced several either fatal or permantly damaged babies delivered at home that most likely would have done well at the hospital. ...Read more
Depends: Just because you might want to be admitted to that hospital does not mean you will be. That can be determined by you primary care doctor or an emergency room physician and is based on your symptoms and testing for your cheif complaint. ...Read more
Dropped the baby: If ANYTHING seems unusual about the baby's behaviour, go to the hospital to have her checked over. If she seems to be acting normally, call her pediatrician and get her seen in the office today. If you have any concerns, go to the hospital. ...Read more
Call the hospital: Billing department and ask them to explain it to you. ...Read more
Cautionary: Hospitals are very cautious about people getting hurt leaving the hospital. People are often weak and sometimes dizzy after a hospitalization so to be safe the hospitals wheel people out in a chair and make sure they get safely into their car. Having an injury on hospital property puts them at risk for being sued so they are just being cautious. ...Read more
Say you love her: When an older person is sick and refuses to go to the hospital, it is usually because they are afraid something bad will happen---they might learn they have a bad illness, it will hurt, or it will be expensive. Tell her that you love her and are concerned about her and don't want to lose her. If you think cost is the problem, tell her that hospitals have ways to help older people pay for care. ...Read more
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