Total Hip Replacement
Hip arthroplasty is using a prosthesis to replace hip joint is one of the most common
surgical procedures today (Walker, 2007). A good surgical team will increase the success rate
of the total hip replacement. However, proper nursing interventions during pre-operative and
post-operative phase of the surgery is very important for the patient. Nurses spend more time
with patients compared to the other health care personnel. Therefore, a good nursing care will
better prepare the patient before the surgery, accelerates healing post-surgery, and prevents
further complications (Walker, 2007).
This article provides instructions on how to prevent complications after total hip
replacement surgery. Providing proper nursing…
CPT surgical packages are specific services provided by the physician which include, the surgical procedure, anesthesia, E/M (Evaluation and Management) that appear after the initial decision for surgery has been made and is either on the date prior to the procedure or on the actual date of the procedure. Pre-op care including talking with family and other physicians, writing orders, post anesthesia evaluation of the patient, and regular post-op follow-up care.
Medicare view is, pre-op…
Because a prerecorded transplant was viewed, detailed background information about the patient was not thoroughly divulged. Nonetheless, like any surgical procedure, a common reason for surgery is that function of the organ is completely lost and detrimental to the patient’s health. Surgeons and other physicians must determine whether the benefit of performing the procedure outweighs the risk of surgery. In this case, the patient must have lost function is both kidneys (as people can…
Circumcision is the most frequent surgical procedure performed on children that lessens the risk of UTIs. Circumcision is a procedure in which part of the prepuce is evacuated and results in a non-covered glans. “Uncircumcised boys have an overall 12-fold increased risk of urinary infection during their first 6 months compared with circumcised boys, in addition to a significantly higher probability of hospital admission for UTI (7.02 of 1,000) as compared with circumcised boys (McCue &…
There seem to be numerous things that are specifically for women, whether pleasant or not. It appears as though women require a little extra work in a few regions. One example of this very thing, is a minor surgical procedure known as a Colposcopy.
A colposcopy is a procedure done on women to better examine the cervix, vagina, and vulva. This is generally done if a pap test or pelvic exam came back with any abnormalities. It can be used to diagnose and analyze numerous conditions such as:…
Multiple Surgical Procedures Policy is when a surgery involves more than one surgical procedure covered under a member's plan. Multiple (modifier-51) and bilateral (modifier-50) procedures are reimbursed 100% for the first procedure and 50% for all other procedures, some exclusions.
Overpayment recovery should be mailed to the appropriate Cigna’s address with a copy of the Explanation of Payment received, including a check made payable to Cigna.
Many Americans like myself only fear of medical…
Music is a vocal and instrumental sounds combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Music has helped many people in the past with different types of health problems. Music also helps with mental health such as anxiety and depression. Music is amazing for your health because it helps keep your heart healthy, it can be used as therapy, and it has many positive effects on people during Surgical Procedures. Music keeps society sane and stable.
1 Assess the patient’s clinical need for blood and when it is required.
2 Inform the patient and/or relatives about the proposed transfusion
treatment and record in the patient’s notes that you have done so.
3 Record the indications for transfusion in the patient’s notes.
4 Select the blood product and quantity required. Use a blood ordering
schedule as a guide to transfusion requirements for common surgical
5 Complete the blood request form accurately and legibly. Write the
how in my opinion, it correlates metaphorically of how I started and my diurnal responsibility as a Surgical Technologist.
Less than a month ago; on March 19, I ran my 3rd marathon. It is becoming a yearly affair for me and my wife to ran the Los Angeles Marathon that we always look forward for the next year. It started 3 years ago when my wife signed me up for my first marathon (she did her first the year prior) one month before the event.
I do ran every now and then but I have never taken…
semesters of surgical technologist courses. First semester required courses consist of: English Composition I, Fundamentals of Surgical Technology, Principles of Surgical Techniques, and Surgical Anatomy. Second semester contains classes like: Surgical Microbiology, Basic and Related Surgical Procedures, and Specialized Surgical Procedures I. Third semester courses include: Specialized Surgical Procedures I, Advances Surgical Procedures, and Certification and Role Transitions. The total amount…