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The basic health care transaction

For a primary care provider, the main “procedure” is the office visit itself. • ... The bigger the problems, the better the reimbursement for procedures for the doctor. •
July 2020

Learning to parry patient requests

Add to that mix malpractice worries. Nearly all physicians believe that fears of a lawsuit result in unnecessary tests or procedures, research shows.
March 2011

New hot flash treatment approved, olmesartan label changed

A class I recall of the AFX Introducer System Model S17-45 due to reports of the dilator breaking during procedures. ... Medtronic is also distributing a revised clinician refill reference card with information about the pump refill procedure for the
September 2013

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

How to survive private practice and have a life

Should small-practice doctors perform procedures to enhance revenues and if so, how do they balance that with seeing patients? ... If one procedure takes the same time as seeing four patients, for example, it might not make financial sense.
July 2008

MKSAP Quiz: Cardioversion to restore normal sinus rhythm?

Pulmonary vein ablation is an emerging therapy for atrial fibrillation. The procedure entails ablation around the left side of the heart, especially around the pulmonary veins. ... The procedure should be reserved for patients with refractory atrial
April 2009

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

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

Good enough?

of Medicare data (2009 to 2013) on 8 generally elective surgical procedures: knee and hip replacement, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, lumbar spinal fusion (broken out by anterior and posterior approach), “complete” prostatectomy, transurethral
July 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

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