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What Is A Routine Diet At A Hospital
Clear liquid diet: A clear liquid diet is one where the liquids you ingest are transparent, such as apple juice, beef or chicken broth and tea among others. The doctors in the hospita who took care of you there should have provided you with a list of these liquids and when you can advance your diet to solid food. Good luck. ...Read more
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Usually diet: Is limited only by your ability to take in the food. But avoid heavy or spicy meals and stick to easy to digest foods. Your surgeon must have given you instructions, so follow them. ...Read more
Just released from hospital for emergency esophageal varicies bleeding. Had 6 bands and have to go back for more banding. What diet shouldbi be on.
Check out this link.: Take care! Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/490664-diet-for-a-patient-with-esophageal-varices/#page=1.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm in the hospital with a pancreatitis flare up. Brought in by ems this morning. I'm on regular diet, no IV fluids and being discharged tomorrow so I'm on oral meds. Threw them up. Can't keep anything down. Feel I'm being mistreated. Drwontlistenhelp?
I was just released from hospital for diverticulitis, liquid diet for two weeks. Is applesauce ok?
I think not: ASk your MD for clarification of the do's and don'ts ...Read more
My mom is diabetic under control by diet and pills. Just tested her blood sugar over 300. Should she go to the hospital?
I just got released from the hospital two days ago for Pancreatitis. I am on a liquid diet and seem to be retaining water, is this normal?
Normal or Healthy?: Very different issues. Normal = common; many common behaviors = quite unhealthy: http://goo. Gl/Blh6rW. Humans are water based creatures (generally >50 to <62% water), yet too much/little is unhealthy & can become fatal. Water retention from pancreatitis not likely unless lots of damaged pancreas tissue. Pancreatitis typically from ↑ triglycerides & LFHC foods http://goo. Gl/H7mItd; LCHF is healthy. ...Read more
MRSA: Extremely uncommon, as long as you take the normal precautions when you are in a toilet ...Read more
What are the most common reasons that psychiatric patients are admitted to the psychiatric hospital?
Several: Probably the phrase 'danger to self or others' describes the most common reasons--suicidal behavior, threats to harm others, in people with varying diagnoses. ...Read more
I had a terrible allergic reaction to lidocaine that put me in the hospital. How common is an allergic reaction to lidocaine?
A friend of mind works as a nurse in a hospital, he contracted hepatitis somehow threw a patent, is this a common occurrence?
Hepatitis: No it's not common. There are several causes of hepatitis, and infectious hepatitis in the hospital environment can be due to many different strains, including a, b, c, ebv, cmv, and others. There are vaccines against a and b but not against c. Hep a is acquired through infected food so it is unlikely in the hospital, hep b and c through blood and sexual contact and needle sticks. ...Read more
Equally common but..: Staph is not necessarily more common in hospitals. It is one of the most common causes of bacterial infection, in or out of hospitals. But it can be more severe in hospitals because some patients are at inreased risk of serious complications. Also more likely to be antibiotic resistant. Finally, staph is easily passed between patients, sometimes unwittingly by doctors and nurses. ...Read more
If a routine ua was performed in the hospital would they be able to see if you had chlymidia have no signs or symptoms neither does partner
How common is it for hospital emergency rooms to receive patients with a sex toy stuck in the rectum?
Emergency department: See it often enough to not be surprised...One department I know sees such events every couple months. ...Read more
Hospital gave too much IV fluid and the arms swelled so much then they could not find a vein to give meds. Is this common?
Infiltrated IV: Yes, this can happen. If an IV becomes dislodged from a vein and fluid runs in, it builds up in the tissue and causes the swelling. As long as it is just IV fluid, it typically is not a problem. Many medications however if they are injected into the subcutaneous space can cause skin problems. ...Read more
Is it common for a patient at a psychiatric hospital to exhibit disordered thinking, bizarre behavior, and hallucinations?
Is staph infections common with hip surgeries iwent into the hospital with no infections in September came out with with three ten dr. Marvin Royster?
Staph aureus: Anytime you undergo a procedure which disrupts the skin or mucous membranes you are at risk of having this organism introduced into your body from the surface of your skin or other areas and can become infected. This is a predictable complication of any surgery and would be very surprised if you were not told of this risk before your hip surgery. ...Read more
Is it common to die of anaphylaxis in hospital? My daughter passed away after a 5 hour head shunt revision her neurosurgeon said she did exceptionally well, in fact our daughter was taken to her room immediately after the recovery room. Within an hour sh
Extremely: Extremely sorry for your loss. Unfortunately not enough information to be able to give a reasonable answer. Have you discussed the situation with the doctors that were taking care of her? ...Read more
What are the odds of a patient "dying" on the operating table after getting a routine tubalization? And why did it happen? That happened to me in a southern california hospital in 1994. My blood pressure dropped when I was in recovery and I remember someo
Is aspergillus mucor a hospital acquired infection. I know of the more common ones, such as vre, pseudomonas, urinary tract, etc.?
Yes: Hospital acquired aspergillus accounted for 1.3% of nosocomial fungal infections such as pneumonia from 1980-1990. However, in specialized care units like bone marrow transplant units it can account for 33% of nosocomial pneumonia. It especially affects patients with poor immune systems from cancer, chemotherapy, organ transplants, or high dose steroids. Mucor affects similar patients. ...Read more
3 weeks ago while in the hospital for asthma I was given routine heparin shots in the stomach. The bruises that haven't healed are itchy. Normal?
Yes: Yes, blood has some inflammatory substances that can provoke itching. ...Read more
In a clinic or hospital setting what are common symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer does it always involve redness and swelling or can it not?
My 3 day old baby girl was born with a crooked foot. Should I worry? At the hospital doctor said its common but I'm still worried
Varies: Most of these are due to position in the womb prior to birth. After the kid is out of that confined space, the feet are free to attain their normal contour, although gentle manipulation can be used to speed the process. Most are watched for a few months as long as they are flexible. Few require any extra help and most of those are quite evident at birth. ...Read more
Question: Do you mean injuries that get treated in the hospital or injuries that occur with patients that have been hospitalized and occur after they are in the hospital? ...Read more
Too common: Unfortunately it is increasingly a problem in hospitals and nursing homes. I'm sorry for your loss. ...Read more
My autstic 8 year old is getting anesthesia for dental work in hosptial. How safe is it? I'm hearing about a girl brain dead from routine surgery.
Hospital anesthesia: General anesthesia and IV sedation are very safe procedures when performed by trained anesthesiologists, especially in a hospital setting. Yes, all procedures have risks and you should be fully informed of the risks. If my child required it, I wouldn't be unduly concerned. Having said that, a plane or car can crash into your house, and people cay die from penicillin, peanuts, or a bee sting. ...Read more
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