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What does a rheumatology consultation typically involve?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Questions

A lot of questions.
Tons and tons. Very nit-picky questions. Often the same question asked in different ways. Then a detailed physical exam. After that, you may or may not have some lab work or x-rays.

In brief: Questions

A lot of questions.
Tons and tons. Very nit-picky questions. Often the same question asked in different ways. Then a detailed physical exam. After that, you may or may not have some lab work or x-rays.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Jeffrey Alper
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: H;P

First and foremost is a thorough h;p as rheumatology is a cognitive specialty and most diagnoses require clinical criteria.
Prior review of records helps and additional labs/ imaging are ordered in consult/new visit.

In brief: H;P

First and foremost is a thorough h;p as rheumatology is a cognitive specialty and most diagnoses require clinical criteria.
Prior review of records helps and additional labs/ imaging are ordered in consult/new visit.
Dr. Jeffrey Alper
Dr. Jeffrey Alper
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