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Old 02-05-2011, 11:08 PM
jsewell jsewell is offline
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Boy that patient is so lucky you were there for them. Often when i went for ESI the permission slep would be wrong. As i have problems in all 3 areas and they are so used to doing lumbar , that was typed in there a lot. I had the nurses call my surgeon (they decided to actually) as i would not sign for the wrong level. My doc always came in and marked my back in the right place, but often would ask me which area i wanted him to do that day. He always gave me like 6 or 8 AT A TIME dividing the medication into smaller doses and changing the meds so the exact area did not have to be marked.

It would be just awful to have the wrong level operated on.
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