What is Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance, or sometimes for some other reason.

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Having Surgery (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Not indicated 104
Other 4
Course of treatment ended 4
Doctor's advice 2
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Duration

Currently Having Surgery
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 5
Stopped Having Surgery
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 4
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 9
Adherence
Always
23 72%
Usually
2 6%
Sometimes
4 13%
Never
3 9%
Burden
Very
10 31%
Somewhat
12 38%
A little
4 13%
Not at all
6 19%
Cost
$200+
9 60%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
6 40%
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10 patient evaluations for Surgery

redhedd1972
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redhedd1972
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

See redhedd1972's full Surgery history

Oct 30, 2012 (Started Dec 04, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: One time
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
TSSRA
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TSSRA
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) 15 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

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Mar 28, 2012 (Started Mar 28, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Septic infection: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis): Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: One time

  • 0 helpful marks
Marcelost
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Marcelost
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 54
Condition: Barrett's Esophagus 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Barrett's Esophagus

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Jan 11, 2012 (Started Jan 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Urethral discomfort: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Uncontrolled flow urine Like a shower
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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