Brilliant post as usual doc, made me wonder though, what is the most embarrassing thing someone has come to you with? I'm also quite curious as to what people would consider embarrassing, and maybe the least embarrassing thing that someone has been embarrassed about. Yukiko that's so true!
Forgot your password? Or sign in with one of these services. Hi All,I am having the lapband surgery in a week.
Privacy in Germany is an interesting concept for foreigners. On the one hand, Germans are very private. When Google Street View finally came to Germany, such a fuss was made over the privacy issue, that Germans were given an option to have their house blurred out of the photos.
You may have some unanswered questions and worries that make you feel this way. Knowing what to expect will help you feel less nervous and more in control. Be sure to get specific questions answered by your health care provider s.
Now, if only it were that easy to get your new or returning patients to feel comfortable in the buff during a consult. From drawing the blinds to keeping the exam room warm, here are some tips from plastic surgeons on how to reduce patient anxiety during these sometimes awkward interactions. For those more timid and modest, we suggest that they consult with [female plastic surgeon] Dr Michelle Spring, who is also board certified, on staff, and is brilliant.
Your doctor has decided that surgery is the best solution to your health problem. She has referred you to a surgeon. The kind of surgeon you will see depends upon your injury or condition.
Just the idea of surgery is enough to stress out just about anybody. And of course, depending on the procedure, it can take weeks, or even months, to fully recover. Doctors do their best to calm patients before they head to operating room by giving them all the facts.
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Alas, the story is seriously overblown. This paper is a literature review examining prior studies on how clothing or the lack of it can impact transmission of microbes in a medical setting. For example, the paper does not recommend naked surgery.
I was told the surgery would be fairly simple and take about three to four weeks recovery; this was great news since I also have to have my left shoulder done as well. Given the recovery time I would be able to squeeze both shoulders in before the new season and be ready to go by January. The long and short of it was they were going to scrape and clean my shoulder joint do it arthroscopically, in and out as they put it. Oh of course barring any complications.