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Medical Consultations
November 28, 2022

Types of Surgical Specialty and Preoperative Medical Consultations

For many reasons, performing a preoperative medical consultation before a surgical procedure is essential. For instance, it helps to identify any risks associated with the process, reduce the postoperative length of stay, and minimize complications. Documenting a preoperative medical evaluation Performing a preoperative medical evaluation is essential for any patient having surgery. It allows a […]

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Surgical Consultations
November 17, 2022

How to Reducing the Wait Time For Surgical Consultations

Surgical consultations can take a long time to complete, but you can reduce that by following a few simple steps. The first step is ensuring you understand the procedure’s eligibility criteria. Then, you can apply a Lean Six Sigma approach and use CI to streamline the process. Eligibility criteria Surgical waiting times are a significant […]

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Guidelines for Monitoring Assistants Who Administer Moderate Procedural Sedation
November 10, 2022

Guidelines for Monitoring Assistants Who Administer Moderate Procedural Sedation

Moderate procedural sedation is an option for patients undergoing minor surgery. Patients undergoing this anesthetic procedure should be in good general health and have an adequate ventilatory reserve. Patients with significant medical conditions should be evaluated by an anesthesiologist or an attending physician specializing in the primary disease process before undergoing this sedation technique. Medical […]

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October 23, 2022

Impact of 3-D Virtual Reality Visualization on Patient Education

Virtual reality is a promising way to bridge the knowledge gap between patients and providers and help them understand procedures more emotionally. One study showed that 3-D virtual reality simulations helped cancer patients better understand their diagnosis and treatment. The researchers used a 3D virtual reality volumetric review of radiation targets and diagnostic imaging on […]

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September 21, 2022

Dr. Carlos Chacon on the Benefits of Extensive Training

Dr. Carlos Chacon from Divino Plastic Surgery is one of the leading plastic surgeons in Southern California. He is naturally talented in his field and has extensive experience; even so, he is quick to note that his many years of training have played a huge role in enabling him to become a leader in his […]

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September 21, 2022

For Dr. Carlos Chacon Divino Plastic Surgery is Personal

There are more than a few reasons why for Dr. Carlos Chacon of Divino Plastic Surgery is personal. Those reasons also precede his years in medical school and can even be traced to his roots. Yes, for Dr. Carlos Chacon of Divino Plastic Surgery is his profession, but it also means so much more. A […]

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