Assign appropriate E/M codes for the following five cases: • Initial consultation is performed for a 78-year-old woman with unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding. A comprehensive history and examination is performed. This patient is a new patient and it is necessary to get the patients health and family history. Since the patient is a new patient she needs a comprehensive amount of data. It is very important to get the history to figure out what may be causing these symptoms.
| Question 15 of 40 A 65-year-old female is diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, and she has developed muscle wasting. Which of the following substances is produced in large quantities to eliminate the tumor cells and cause muscle wasting? |[pic] |Interleukin-6 | |[pic] |Eosinophils | |[pic] |Tumor necrosis factor | |[pic] |Platelets | Question 16 of 40 Vaccines help to protect individuals against disease by inducing which of the following immune responses? |[pic] |Alloimmune | |[pic] |Passive immune | |[pic] |Primary immune | |[pic] |Secondary immune |
Tiffany Robbins Professor Gillespie English 101 October 25, 2012 Breast Lumps in Women under Forty is Not a Reason to Panic When a woman is in the shower, at least once a month she supposed to do a breast self-exam. As she slowly palpitates in a circular motion, she stops, she can feel a lump. Panic immediately sets in. Every Lifetime movie she has ever seen flashes through her head. According to the Canadian Medical Association only 1 out of 100 women under the age of 40 learns she has breast cancer (Heisey, Ruth, McCready, David).
WGU Accreditation Audit RAFT Task 2: Root Cause Analysis of a sentinel event A Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of a sentinel event is completed to immediately investigate and respond to possible inductions involving the death or injury of a patient. (Joint commission, 2013). Purpose of this report - To execute a Root Cause Analysis for a Sentinel Event occurrence at Nightingale Hospital. Sentinel Event - Child Abduction Date of Issue/Incident – Thursday September 14, at 12:30 PM Background of Issue/Incident - A three year old female patient was brought to Nightingale Hospital by her mother for an outpatient surgical procedure. The mother asked the pre-op nurse how long the procedure would take, because she had to tend to another child and would need to leave for a short while.
(2012, Feb. 22). Silent & atypical heart attacks more dangerous & fatal in young women. Retrieved from News Medical: http://www.newsmedical.net/news/20120222/Silent-atypical-heart-attacks-more-dangerous Zuckerman, D. M. (2014, Jan.). When Should Women Start Regular Mammograms? 40?
Chief Complaint: Patient is here for follow- up from breast biopsy. Sally was seen 2 weeks ago & a mass in her left breast was detected. She was sent for a biopsy. Breast: mass present in left breast; Abdomen: normal, no mass or tenderness. Pathology report reviewed w/ patient that confirmed cancer of breast.
language Jenny is 38 years old and 22 weeks pregnant . Her obstetrician found on ultrasound what looks like a heart abnormality in the growing fetus . He referred her to a cardiac surgeon who advised surgery in utero to repair the heart During the surgery the doctor successfully repaired the heart abnormality but damaged a blood vessel leading to the heart , creating a significant future risk of death to the child after birth Consider each of the following situations 1 . Discuss the present legal position of the surgeon on the facts above[->0] br should Jenny sue the surgeon 2 . What difference would it make if the child died before its birth as a result of the damaged blood vessel 3 .
9/29/12BBC News - Whooping cough outbreak: Pregnant women to be vaccinated HEALTH Woman is 53 But Looks 27 Carshalton: Mom publishes free facelift secret that has angered doctors... Mother Turns Skinny in 4 Weeks Carshalton: Mom cut 2 stones in thighs, face and arm using this 1 weird trick... ads not by this site 28 September 2012 Last updated at 00:45 Whooping cough outbreak: Pregnant women to be vaccinated By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Hundreds of thousands of pregnant women across the UK are to be offered a whooping cough vaccine to protect babies from an escalating outbreak of the disease. Very young babies are at the greatest risk of serious complications. Nine have died in the UK this year.
Responding to the Public Alternative Assignment Charles M. Griggs Jr. University of Phoenix HCS 539 Martha Owen January 29, 2012 Responding to the Public Alternative Assignment Employees of Hospitals and Medical Centers periodically make medical mistakes during surgeries, and other treatment procedures. A California woman by the named Ana Jimenez-Salgado sued LAC & USC medical center of Los Angeles for performing a double mastectomy based on an incorrect pathology report. Surgeons removed Ana Salgado’s breasts after a pathologist claimed he discovered cancerous cells in her breasts during a biopsy that occurred August 8, 2007. Ana Jimenez underwent reconstructive breast surgery, however; “the hospital’s pathologists examined the issue and concluded she never had breast cancer” (Associated Press, 2010, p. 1). Jimenez-Salgado
7 of the text, and this week’s articles on cardiovascular health. Remember—you will come into contact with seniors from all walks of life, so write questions that are direct, yet friendly. Apply judgment when writing questions; you cannot possibly cover all forms of cardiovascular disease with one 10-question interview. Finally, imagine you are actually conducting the interviews within a retirement community when one interviewee says her sister has been diagnosed with a particular cardiovascular disease. She wants you to explain what must be done to treat the disease because her sister did not understand the doctor’s explanation.