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What's the #1 neurological hospital in the u.S?

What's the #1 neurological hospital in the u.S?

See below: According to us news and world report, johns hopkins hospital has the best neurology and overall care and ranks #1. But mayo clinic, ucla, and mass general all rank closely behind. In st louis, washington university has barnes jewish, another renowned facility. ...Read more

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Stumbling walk, can't remember things, definite neurological symptoms. No insurance, go to the hospital? Very worried.

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

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Which is the average pay for neurological surgeons in a london hospital?

Depends: Salaries can range from 350k- to over 1M depending on academic institution, demographics, private practice, etc... ...Read more

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Hospital labor and delivery, what to expect?

Hospital labor and delivery, what to expect?

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

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What can I expect at the hospital if having a stroke?

What can I expect at the hospital if having a stroke?

Rapid: Evaluation, imaging, and appropriate treatment with intravenous blood thinner or intraarterial blood thinners or devices. ...Read more

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I am going into childrens hospital for eating disorders, what to expect?

I am going into childrens hospital for eating disorders, what to expect?

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

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How long should I expect to stay in the hospital after continent ileostomy?

How long should I expect to stay in the hospital after continent ileostomy?

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

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I was told by the hospital I have a teratoma on my ovary. What can I expect now?

I was told by the hospital I have a teratoma on my ovary. What can I expect now?

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

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I have gallbladder sludge and symptoms and diagnosed with cholecystsis. Cholecystomy friday. What to expect and what hospital stay will be like?

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

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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? .

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? .

1 - 2hrs; 4-6 hrs to: Tal.
Depending on the facility, type of anesthesia. I usually perform this surgery in our surgical suite and can have the patient in and out within 3-4 hours. ...Read more

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I have to go to hospital for ivig drip' can you tell me what to expect?

I have to go to hospital for ivig drip' can you tell me what to expect?

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

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I'm getting my gallbladder out on the 6th will I have to stay in the hospital over night? What should I expect?

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

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What should you expect if you go to the hospital for suicidal ideation?

What should you expect if you go to the hospital for suicidal ideation?

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

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How long can I expect to stay admitted to the hospital after pregnancy?

How long can I expect to stay admitted to the hospital after pregnancy?

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

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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?

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?

Depends: If this involves an incision that opens the abdomen, a few days on the hospital is topical, but you would need to check with your surgeon to be sure. Give them a call, and they will get back to you with the info. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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What can you expect at a teaching hospital for a 1st endocrinologist visit?

What can you expect at a teaching hospital for a 1st endocrinologist visit?

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

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How can I leav hospital, please tell me?

The door...: Unless you are suicidal or unable to make decisions on your own, you have the right to sign out of the hospital against medical advice any time you want. ...Read more

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Must I go to the hospital to have my baby?

Must I go to the hospital to have my baby?

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

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How to get myself admitted to the hospital?

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

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I dropped my baby should I go to the hospital?

I dropped my baby should I go to the hospital?

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

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Cant I go to the hospital for multiple things?

Cant I go to the hospital for multiple things?

Depends: If you don't have a life threatening illness, it is best to see your primary care doctor first. Hospital ER is expensive and the doctor there is best at handling life threatening illnesses not minor medical problems or chronic issues like management of diabetes. ...Read more

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At what temperature should I go to the hospital?

At what temperature should I go to the hospital?

Fever: Fever itself is not an indication for needing medical care. More importantly are other symptoms or problems like dehydration, headache, nausea and vomiting. Fever is a normal part of your immune response. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble understanding my hospital bill?

Call the hospital: Billing department and ask them to explain it to you. ...Read more

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Why do you have to leave a hospital in a wheelchair?

Why do you have to leave a hospital in a wheelchair?

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

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How to convince my grandmother to go to the hospital?

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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What is considered the best hospital in the country?

Web site/reviews: We have web sites like healthgrade. Com or leapfrog. Com grade physicians and hospitals. Time to time 100 best hospitals are published in the time magazine. ...Read more