Monthly Archives: February 2019

ROJoson’s Advisory on PGH Refund – 19feb26

When patients are admitted to the private section of the Philippine General Hospital, they are asked to make a deposit. Cases in point: To be admitted to payward with a projected hospital stay of 1 to 3 days, the deposit … Continue reading

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Breast Pain – What To Do Initially

Breast Pain – What To Do Initially  A Patient Empowerment Program of ROJoson Medical Clinic A lot of female persons are experiencing breast pain. Nowadays, with the breast cancer scare, a lot of female persons who experience breast pain goes … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Alvaran – 12 Years in Remission

Ms. Alvaran underwent modified radical mastectomy in 2007 by another surgeon.  She came to me thereafter for opinion whether she needed chemotherapy which was being recommended by a medical oncologist.  I presented to her all the different options and pros … Continue reading

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Bringing Medical Records During Patient Consultation to a Physician

Repost: 19feb12 First Posted on September 22, 2016 by reyojoson ROJOSON’S ADVICE TO ALL PATIENTS GOING FOR A PATIENT CONSULTATION TO A PHYSICIAN IS TO ALWAYS BRING ALL PAST MEDICAL RECORDS.  To patients who will be consulting a new physician, always bring all past … Continue reading

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WHO Healthy Ageing

Every person – in every country in the world – should have the opportunity to live a long and healthy life. Healthy Ageing is about creating the environments and opportunities that enable people to be and do what they value throughout their lives. Everybody … Continue reading

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A Total Mastectomy Flap Outcome

When creating flaps for total mastectomy, one makes sure that the resultant flaps are taut enough but without tension and not too saggy. The picture below shows the flaps are saggy. ROJ@19feb11

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OB-GYNs’ Requests for Mammography and Ultrasound of the Breast

Since the advent of popularity of mammography and ultrasound of the breast in the Philippines circa 1995 (my estimate), it has been a common practice (especially nowadays – 2018- 2019) to routinely order these two tests for patients with a … Continue reading

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