• hope the doctor..doesn't misdiagnose..and chop

    From Ogg@CAPCITY2 to Moondog on Friday, March 25, 2022 09:26:00
    Hello Moondog!

    ** On Thursday 24.03.22 - 00:35, Moondog wrote to Dumas Walker:

    If you look at Canada's socialized medical program, people
    have to travel a hundred miles or more to a major city for
    an MRI or CAT scan. When a doctor gives an opinion, there
    is no second opinions or hoping the system will pay for
    another doctor to look you over. Just hope the doctor you
    get doesn't misdiagnose the symptoms and chop out something
    that shouldn't have been removed.

    All partly true. When my mom was diagnosed with cancer, she
    was able to get a surgeon's option, and a radiation
    oncologist's option, freely.

    And.. the surgeon *did* make a mistake! My mom pointed out that
    he had the x-rays on display backwards.

    However, each option required different (long) trips to a city
    that was about 200km (over 2hrs driving) one way.


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  • From Moondog@CAVEBBS to Ogg on Sunday, March 27, 2022 01:22:00
    Re: hope the doctor..doesn't
    By: Ogg to Moondog on Fri Mar 25 2022 09:26 am

    Hello Moondog!

    ** On Thursday 24.03.22 - 00:35, Moondog wrote to Dumas Walker:

    If you look at Canada's socialized medical program, people
    have to travel a hundred miles or more to a major city for
    an MRI or CAT scan. When a doctor gives an opinion, there
    is no second opinions or hoping the system will pay for
    another doctor to look you over. Just hope the doctor you
    get doesn't misdiagnose the symptoms and chop out something
    that shouldn't have been removed.

    All partly true. When my mom was diagnosed with cancer, she
    was able to get a surgeon's option, and a radiation
    oncologist's option, freely.

    And.. the surgeon *did* make a mistake! My mom pointed out that
    he had the x-rays on display backwards.

    However, each option required different (long) trips to a city
    that was about 200km (over 2hrs driving) one way.



    That would makes sense that doctors of different specialties are allowed to evaluate a patient. If you went to one ear, nose and throat specialist, I doubt you could get another ear, nose, and throat specialist's opinion
    without paying extra.

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  • From Ogg@CAPCITY2 to Moondog on Sunday, March 27, 2022 14:41:00
    Hello Moondog!

    ** On Sunday 27.03.22 - 01:22, Moondog wrote to Ogg:

    However, each option required different (long) trips to a city
    that was about 200km (over 2hrs driving) one way.

    That would makes sense that doctors of different
    specialties are allowed to evaluate a patient. If you went
    to one ear, nose and throat specialist, I doubt you could
    get another ear, nose, and throat specialist's opinion
    without paying extra.

    In my Mom's case, they were BOTH oncologists.


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