Among the examples she highlighted where comanagement can have a favorable impact were optimization of perioperative pain management pathways; how to handle the use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in patients undergoing THA/TKA; the latest thinking on the appropriateness of low-dose aspirin for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis; a simple way to predict postop delirium in older individuals without known dementia; how to decide which postoperative fevers warrant a costly infectious disease workup
; and the optimal wait time from arrival at the hospital with a fractured hip to THA.
Cases testing positive derive benefit on average from consequent workup
or treatment, whereas controls suffer harm from unnecessary procedures or treatment.
What makes this different from being aboard the submarine or ship conducting workups
, is that we had personnel in four different locations conducting operations at the same time.
Our organization went to our Medicare intermediary and said that this is what we wanted to do, "that we wanted to act and facilitate the workup
of these potential living donors according to this protocol in accordance with the centers that have an agreement with us".
He was given an extensive cardiac workup
, including a transthoracic ECG and a stress ECG at 200 bpm peak heart rate; the tests revealed no abnormalities.
Physicians, in turn, are more likely to be responsive when an informed, knowledgeable staff member familiar with the MDS triggers and RAPs can explain the reasons for requested workups
'It also helps make my case at the Tax Commission." Weiss noted that the computer has an integrated data base tied into the city's data which allows him to run an economic analysis of comparables, as well as workups
of transition assessments.
Does the entity of anemia of senescence really exist, or should physicians be doing complete workups
on all otherwise healthy elderly patients with hemoglobins of less than 8.69 mmol/L (14 g/dL) in men, or 7.45 mmol/L (12 g/ dL) in women?
He includes additional special examinations for each neurological symptom, laboratory workups
and treatment of neurological diseases, a glossary and references.
"CVW-11 spent about 13 months of a 14 month period away from home, starting with workups
in late 2002 and culminating in an 8 month deployment to the Arabian Gulf aboard Nimitz.
My review of medical records directs me to question nursing procedures, anesthesia and surgical procedures or complications, credentialing and recredentialing decisions, admission and discharge orders or workups
, and lack of support from the chief-of staff or chair of the CQI committee in implementing meaningful changes to improve patient care.
to combat ops and finally to NAS Lemoore, successfully completing the transition to the Super Hornet has been no easy journey.