Search results for "Procedures"

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Safety nets catch at-risk patients

Either somebody who did the procedure or their primary care doctor needs to update something in the medical record that's coded that says, ‘Hey, this person is due to come ... The team decided that the gastroenterologist performing the procedure should
January 2020

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients

When Dr. Kaye's mother couldn't use the scale to indicate that her pain had decreased, the pain specialist balked at doing more nerve-burning procedures. ... Dr. Kaye, who teaches and practices at Louisiana State University and Tulane University in New
July 2013

Mammography poses small benefits, latent risks in elderly

and psychological discomforts from diagnostic testing and procedures to work-up the abnormal result. ... Women with dementia may be frightened by procedures they do not understand and unable to cooperate with instructions resulting in suboptimal outcomes.
January 2009

Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

Approval was based on evidence that using the system during HRPCI could allow a longer and more thorough procedure by preventing episodes of hemodynamic instability and reduce later adverse events compared ... Key changes have been made to the precleaning
June 2015

Letters to the Editor

I think nowadays there is a serious lack of needed clinical bedside skills, and there is excess enthusiasm to perform procedures and rely on them for diagnosis.
September 2011

Does the patient need a feeding tube?

Many referring physicians request procedures from us—not our opinions—and expect that their requests will be complied with. ... I've certainly complied with procedure requests for tests that I might not have personally favored.
February 2020

Fecal transplant pills, other innovations in C. difficile treatment

The next question was, ‘Why don't we try to get rid of any invasive procedure and just let the patient eat the pill that contains the same mixture?’” said Dr.
November 2014

Doctor Scum Bag

Despite a 100% ultimate failure rate, we are still taught that death and disease are the opponents we need to outsmart or out-procedure. ... It would seem that the best strategy to fight unnecessary cost would be to simply stop paying for unproven,
February 2020

Unnecessary colonoscopies: confessions of a gastroenterologist

Typically, we are asked specifically to do a colonoscopy or some other procedure. ... When should the procedure occur? (We are often asked to do routine procedures on very sick hospital patients that should be deferred until after the patient is
February 2020

Warnings on power cords, asthma drugs, diabetes supplies

diagnostic and clinical procedures.
November 2009

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