The guidance also calls for all pregnant and postpartum women with known or suspected cardiovascular disease (CVD) to undergo further evaluation by a "Pregnancy Heart Team that includes a cardiologist and maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist
, or both, and other subspecialists
as necessary." The guidance was issued in Practice Bulletin 212, Pregnancy and Heart Disease, which is published in the May edition of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Obstet Gynecol.
Consistent with the Quadruple Aim (Bodenheimer and Sinsky 2014) of specialty care delivery, eCR systems have improved population health (increased access to subspecialty care, reduced wait times for in-person specialty appointments, optimized efficiency in specialty care delivery, improved PCC capacity for complex decision making, and enhanced dialogue between PCCs and subspecialist
providers) (Kim et al.
"So we have more time to do the research, to call a subspecialist
to figure out what people need, not send everybody off to see a subspecialist
for everything," she said.
According to Moorfields,an eye examination by an experienced consultant ophthalmologist or relevant subspecialist
is the safest way to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment, and to avoid the stress and worry involved in misdiagnosis.
If an autopsy is performed only by a subspecialist
, that autopsy will focus predominantly on the pathology of interest to that subspecialist
Prof Dr Human Fatemi, Subspecialist
Reproductive Medicine & Reproductive Surgery, medical director, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, said: "Infertility is becoming increasingly common not just in Dubai and the UAE but the rest of the region as well, and prompting couples to seek medical assistance to help them with their reproductive concerns is becoming more and more imperative.
The role of such an ophthalmologist will be treating red and watery eye only for the rest he/she will have to refer the patient to a subspecialist
The advantages of such a model are that it will provide for a complementary method of financing subspecialist
Regardless of how subspecialist
growth evolves, general ob.gyns.
This could include surgeons going overseas, surgeons moving from the state sector into private practice, or surgeons moving from general surgery into subspecialist
"Each genetic disorder has a condition which needs a subspecialist
to attend to in order to understand and avoid complications, which a general consultant might not be able to identify," he explained.
Surgical repair of the subtotally amputated/torn auricle, hitherto the realm of plastic surgeons, is a procedure that can be performed both at the clinic and in the emergency room, thereby sparing patients the inconvenience and cost of referral to another subspecialist
. Presented in this article are 3 cases of traumatic tearing/amputation of the external ear: I caused by a motorbike accident, 1 caused by a human bite, and 1 by a machete.