Photo by Thinkstock. A safety communication discouraging the use of laparoscopic power morcellation during hysterectomy or myomectomy for uterine fibroids, due to risk that the procedure will spread the cancerous tissue
A worldwide recall of the Integra NeuroBalloon Catheter after complaints regarding the inflation or deflation of the catheter during pre-implant testing or the procedure.
present in the office suite and immediately available to furnish assistance and direction throughout the performance of the procedure or service), the supervising physician will bill Medicare for the visit.
Most cases occur in patients who have had cancer, who were on a high-dose IV bisphosphonate or who had an invasive procedure for their jaw such as an implant.
It's good to have someone without a financial stake in doing surgery, performing procedures, or ordering tests.
He required 17 operative procedures, a 4-week ICU stay, and had numerous invasive devices (including central venous lines, endotracheal tube, urinary catheter, ventriculostomy catheter, arterial line, and external fixating devices).
Although most patient visits and more than 60% of procedures now occur in the outpatient setting, most of the focus on residency training is on critically ill patients in the hospital. ... Most patient visits and more than 60% of procedures now occur in
The procedures were done at different anatomic sites on the same date or. ... The procedures were done during different patient encounters, for the same patient, by the same physician, on the same date.
One hour after the procedure, she developed an acute arrhythmia. Medications are aspirin, metoprolol, atorvastatin, and clopidogrel.
The procedure section highlights indications of procedures commonly performed by some hospitalists, the initial assessment, and prevention of complications. ... Does this test or procedure change management by adding value to the person?