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.
Health care systems should integrate knowledge about trauma into their policies, procedures, and practices to help patients heal from past events and current illnesses related to them, as well as to ... To become fully trauma-informed, health care
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.
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?
The patient's medical history is a vital part of risk stratification for any surgical procedure. ... given patient, taking into account the reason for anticoagulation and bleeding risk of the surgical procedure.
Since its inception in 1965, the Medicare program has paid physicians based on how many visits and procedures they billed. ... It's also been criticized for undervaluing primary and cognitive care and overvaluing procedures.