336 Results for Patient Experience

Carpal tunnel surgery is a common and exceedingly effective intervention for the numbness, tingling and outright pain that can be maddening for those suffering...

Having had my new knee, Laverne, for exactly one year, it was time to replace the other one. Same surgeon, hospital and robotic-assisted surgery....

Thomas Durick, MD, had a puzzle on his hands. Fortunately, the answer could be found in his pocket....

It’s easy to feel confused and overwhelmed by the complex processes and requirements of a new ASC build, but stakeholders can remain focused by keeping one core principle...

The date was set for Knee Replacement No. 1, aka “Laverne....”

Two perioperative nurses noted stress and anxiety among many patients who were about to undergo local anesthesia cases at the surgery center at Penn Presbyterian...

There has been an enormous amount of media attention and general buzz surrounding the new glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1) medications semaglutide...

Most cataract patients suffer the condition in both eyes. So why not perform cataract surgery on both eyes on the same day? Well, for many surgeons and facilities...

In the public consciousness, postoperative recoveries are so frequently associated with opioid misuse that TV dramatizations and documentaries about it litter the streaming...

Early in my career, I was assigned to a patient scheduled for surgery who was supposed to be under the care of an anesthesiologist, only to be later informed that...

Regional anesthesia has become a core component of our workflow at OAM Surgery Center at MidTowne. We perform orthopedics procedures only, averaging between...

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is the most underrated postoperative complication. It rarely gets the attention it deserves, and it’s our patients who suffer...

I started studying karate as an adult, and I was what was called a “legs fighter,” meaning I mostly kicked my way through 11 years of training, complete with some intense...

No surgeon wants to face a postoperative complication. But the reality is that complications, such as chronic postoperative pain, happen to patients even when...

Many surgical facility leaders view the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Survey — better known as OAS CAHPS...

Talk about a strong endorsement: John Berdahl, MD, an ophthalmologist at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, S.D., counts his mother and father as patients...

A comfortable patient who is ready for eye surgery is essential for the provider to achieve an optimal outcome....

There has been an enormous amount of media attention and general buzz surrounding the new glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1) medications semaglutide...

Joint replacement surgery no longer signals a pause in the active pursuits of energetic, Type A fireballs....

Whether you’re repairing a torn ACL for a 20-year-old college athlete or a 50-year-old pickleball prodigy, steering clear of opioids for these orthopedic surgeries...

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