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SS. 1378. Siby Thomas - Sheba Kurian



NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:00 Good morning.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:02 Good morning.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:04 My name is cp Thomas. I'm one of the registered nurses working this hospital clinic for the documentation purpose may know your name and age please.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:13 My name is John. And Oh good.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:17 You okay, John, thank you. So you're here for fans of ESA PGL. echocardiogram, am I right?IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:29 A year sister actually, it is scheduled for the next week. So I just want to inquire regarding that because I don't have any idea.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:41 Thank you, John. So do you have any? Do you have any idea regarding transesophageal? echocardiogram?IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:48 No, I never had before, so I don't have any idea.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:56 Okay, so try not to worry, I'm here to explain you everything in detail about transesophageal echocardiogram. First of all, this transesophageal echocardiogram is being done by placing a tube inside your mouth, and it will reach under the chest level in order to see the detail images of the heart. And it will take the structure of the heart and it will analyze the blood flow. And in order to plan for any surgery or any treatment if you need. If there is any blog, or any difficulties in the app, please have heart are giving meIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 1:38 a year sister.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 1:40 So do you have any concerns regarding this procedureIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 1:45 a year? Sister? Could you please explain me? What was the preparation I need to do?NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 1:50 Well, that's a good question from your side. There are a few prerequisites for this procedure. You need to avoid food or any drinks prior to six hours of this procedure. And also there are a few preparation the hospital like we will be spraying anesthetic spray on your throat and you will be provided with the light sedation. And in order to facilitate the easy passage of the tube, we will put a mod gag in your mouth or getting me a yearIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 2:23 sister. So is there any after effect. For this procedure,NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 2:28 your concerns are more reasonable regarding the procedure. There could be minor discomfort or soreness in your thought. But try not to worry they're very minimal and it will be easily resolved within a couple of hours. And you will feel a little bit of drowsiness from the light sedation which will be providing you prep the procedure. So if that okay with youIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 2:54 or your sister, so, just I want to know after the soon after the procedure, can I get discharged and then can I drive?NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 3:04 Well, that's a very good question before the the surgeon will observe you and if you everything is fine and well enough during the two to four hours period you will be discharged by accompanying someone from your home or you friend whatever it is, but I strongly recommend you to be refrain from the driving for 24 hours. So, I hope I have clarified regarding the discharge procedure and post operative precautionsIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 3:40 Yes. Once they undergo the procedure, When will I get the result?NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 3:46 Well that that sounds very nice question. You will be getting your this is the result of the cycle echocardiogram after one to two weeks because it needs to be scanned and analyzed. And it will be seen by your cardiologist and he will give you the review on it after your next appointment. So in order to get that result and follow up with your doctor, you need to take an appointment with your doctor half to two weeks. How does that sounds?IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:21 It sounds good sister.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 4:23 Well, and do we have someone to accompany you from the hospital to the hall?IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:28 Actually nobody is there. I should call someone?NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 4:32 Yes, I definitely recommend you do bring someone so that he will be accompanied and you will be you will be reaching your home safely.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:42 Okay sister and thank you for answering my own questions. And you are you have explained to me very well. Now I have very much clearer about the procedure and after the procedure, sister.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 4:54 Okay, thank you. I hope I have made your day. Have a nice day.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:58 Thank you so much.


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