Outpatient antibiotic management of selected patients with appendicitis is safe, allowing many patients to avoid surgery and hospitalization, and should be considered as part of shared decision-making between doctor and patient.
The Crown Point Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) voted unanimously Monday evening to approve the University of Chicago Medicine’s requests to build a 116,000-square-feet multispecialty care center in Northwest Indiana.
State-of-the-Art Facility and Multidisciplinary Team Approach Expands Care for Children with Complex Congenital Heart Defects
Despite increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have had significantly fewer consultations with primary care doctors and markedly fewer assessments of common cardiac risk factors.
With nearly 50 million outpatient surgeries performed in the U.S. each year and the increasingly complex nature of the procedures, patients need to know several important details when having surgery without an overnight stay in the hospital, says the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Updated fasting restrictions, removing jewelry to reduce the risk of burns and asking about regional blocks for non-opioid pain control when undergoing anesthesia are a few important factors that could lead to increased satisfaction and safer outcomes.
The University of Chicago Medicine’s new, $20 million space in Chicago’s River East merges two Streeterville sites to bring expanded multi-specialty care to the popular neighborhood.