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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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,
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
diagnostic and clinical procedures.