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Hospitalization - when and why is it necessary?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Monitoring

Hospitalization is necessary when one's condition is serious enough to warrant 24/7 monitoring of a particular health issue.
This will depend on the seriousness of the problem, the ability or inability to care for this problem at home, and the probability of worsening of the condition.

In brief: Monitoring

Hospitalization is necessary when one's condition is serious enough to warrant 24/7 monitoring of a particular health issue.
This will depend on the seriousness of the problem, the ability or inability to care for this problem at home, and the probability of worsening of the condition.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Differant reasons

Usually for treatment that can not be provided as outpatient.
Also, close monitoring for potentially fatal or serious problems, such as arrhythmia or heart attack. Sometimes to get work ups done that require more planing. Also, hospitals are often used to provide safe transitions to nursing care, etc.

In brief: Differant reasons

Usually for treatment that can not be provided as outpatient.
Also, close monitoring for potentially fatal or serious problems, such as arrhythmia or heart attack. Sometimes to get work ups done that require more planing. Also, hospitals are often used to provide safe transitions to nursing care, etc.
Dr. Brian Kaufman
Dr. Brian Kaufman
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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine

In brief: Stay healthy

When your illness is severe and life-threatening, or if you need an operation, you may need to be hospitalized.

In brief: Stay healthy

When your illness is severe and life-threatening, or if you need an operation, you may need to be hospitalized.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
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