Deviation in the Standard of Cosmetic Surgical Care During Liposuction Procedure

Evaluate breaches in the standard of care to determine if there was a Deviation in the Standard of Cosmetic Surgical Care During Liposuction Procedure

Answer the following questions to find out if the standard of care was followed for your case.

  • Was a medical history obtained?
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    Please kindly note that the portion of each question that asks, “Why is this important,” is not available at this time for this particular segment, and will become available at some point in the future.

  • Was a physical examination performed? Why is this important?
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  • For which of the following was the liposuction performed? (Choose all that apply) Why is this important?
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  • Which of the following patient selection factors were evaluated? (Choose all that apply) Why is this important?
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  • With which of the following contraindications for liposuction did the patient present? (Choose all that apply) Why is this important?
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  • Were pre-operative photographs taken? Why is this important?
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  • Which of the following diagnostic laboratory studies were performed? (Choose all that apply) Why is this important?
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  • Which of the following diagnostic imaging studies were performed? (Choose all that apply) Why is this important?
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  • Were the desired expectations discussed with the patient pre-operatively? Why is this important?
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  • Were risk factors for liposuction elicited from the patient? Why is this important?
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  • Were the potential risks and complications associated with liposuction explained to the patient? Why is this important?
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  • Was a pre-operative medical evaluation performed? Why is this important?
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  • Was a pre-anesthetic evaluation performed? Why is this important?
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  • Was an informed consent obtained? Why is this important?
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  • Were prophylactic antibiotics administered? Why is this important?
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  • Was the patient’s core body temperature maintained? Why is this important?
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  • Which of the following type of liposuction was performed? Why is this important?
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  • Which of the following techniques was used to perform the liposuction? Why is this important?
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  • Was appropriate post-operative care provided? Why is this important?
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