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What Types Of Patients Are Seen In A Primary Care Practice
All types: of patients, hence the 'family practice' designation. ...Read more
I have a two part question regarding the osa referral process:
do primary care physicians refer most or all of their patients to a specific sleep lab?
What is an important area of care patients are often not aware of and medical professionals don't have time to address in the average appointment?
Communication: In this day & age, we don't listen & we don't check to find out if you understand what we tried to convey or if we even understood you in 1st place. Another facet of communication is medication adherence. Did you take meds as directed. Did you tell us about all meds & dietary supplements? Also we can't overemphasize need to communicate your health goals. Maybe you don't want more testing/procedure ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Review of tonsillar lymphoma in pediatric patients from the pediatric oncology group: what can be learned about some indications for microscopic examination?
Data says don't: There have been a number of studies (2005 pog study and more recently in 2011 and 2012) to suggest that always doing microscopic examination on routine tonsillectomies is not cost effective. If someone has a index of suspicion (clinical or asymmetric enlargement), then it is warranted. It has been estimated that not doing this automatically could save ~$35 million per year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Generally speaking allopathic(md) and osteopathic(do) training are similar and licensing boards, hospitals etc, recognize them as being so. Personally speaking one of my friends in undergrad whent to osteopathic while i was in allopathic and his training was great. Both become doctors. It is the further training/dedication/committment that makes the quality of the doctor, not their md v do degre. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any primary doctors who are versed in this deficiency? Im looking for a new one in baltimore, md
Sometimes, nit alway: PC doctors see more very I'll patients and may have very good prognostic skills, but no one gets it right all the time. End of life can be a variable amount of time for any one patient. ...Read more
Do a majority of urology doctors treat premature ejaculation? Also, are there specialists in this field that are certified doctors (general hospitals) that fall under most ppo health insurance that are not the boston medical groups or other commercially b
I have 2 kids with lung and heart disease associated with hydrops. Any idea which doctors and hospitals are the best in usa on these subjects?
Please, specify: Hydrops and dropsy are general terms and not used much anymore. You mention pulmonary hypertension. Your kids have pulmonary hypertension ? You mention tobacco use. I presume that you smoke, not the kidneys. Please, specify in your question the exact diagnosis of the kids and their age group and whether the disease runs in the family. ...Read more
Which mental disorders are the most seen and treated in children? I mean which problems do a child and adolescent psychatrist sees the most ?
Both ease symptoms!: Pallative care in a hospital is often delivered by a consulting team of clinicians, or in a specialized inpatient unit. Patients at any stage of illness can be helped by palliative care. Hospice is one form of palliative care that usually is delivered at home by a team of specialists, focused on the very last phase of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Specialist: See a dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
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What are some different types of medical tech jobs in cardiology that I could consider as a career?
Are there any treatments for acute transformation of overlap myelodysplascity/myeloproliferative disorder in an elderly patient If so, what are they?
Try hypomethylating: CMML is common form of overlap syndrome, can be treated with hypomethylating agent (VADAZA) as MDS. Efficay? If acute transformation to acute leukemia (AML), then should treat leukemia. If pt is older and not a candidate for intense induction, hypomethylating is also an option. For other acute transformation, treat them accordingly. Sometime, just supportive care or clinical trial consideration. ...Read more
Complicated: The rx would be antibiotics for the treatment of the infection, and supportive care. The supportive care needed depends on how sick the patient is, and can range from supplemental oxygen to needing a breathing tube and support with a mechanical ventilator, other kinds of critical care support, such as fluids & drugs to support blood pressure may be used. Sometimes steroids for inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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