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🏥 | Tomoaki Ogura regrets Second opinion to radiologist or oncologist [Dr. Nakagawa Cancer Survivor's Wisdom]

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Tomoaki Ogura regrets Second opinion to radiologist or oncologist [Dr. Nakagawa Cancer Survivor's Wisdom]

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Mr. Ogura might not have regretted if he was looking for an appropriate second opinion.

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Second opinion

Second opinion(British: second opinion) Means "opinion" or "action to seek opinion" from a third party with specialized knowledge other than the parties concerned in order to make a better decision.

JapanMainly inMedicalIt is a term used in the field of, and it will be explained in this section as well.


MedicalIn the field ofpatient Inspection,治療In receivingAttending physicianOther thanDoctor"Opinion" or "act of asking for an opinion".Breaking away from the traditional doctor-patient relationship of "leaving everything" to the attending physician, multipleExpertBy listening to the opinions of, a more suitable treatment methodPatient's own choiceIt is in line with the idea that we should do it.

When seeking a second opinion, first ask your doctor for a letter of introduction to another doctor (Medical Information Provision Form), It is necessary to request the provision of information such as diagnostic imaging film and creation of inspection records.This is because it is difficult for a doctor who is asked for an opinion to give appropriate advice without grasping the progress of treatment and the transition of medical conditions so far.MoreoverIntroductionYou will see the destination and ask for your opinion.At this time, a new inspection may be required.[Source required]..At the second opinion outpatient department, a report will be prepared for the attending physician and the materials submitted by the attending physician will also be returned.

Second opinion outpatients will be treated at their own expense.This is the second opinion "Medical treatmentBecause it becomes "consultation" instead of "Health insuranceYou will not be eligible for the benefits and will be responsible for the full amount (please consult an insurance medical institution)Insurance cardIf the patient wishes to receive medical insurance at a general outpatient clinic,Insurance medical treatmentWill be handled).Also,WelfareIf the doctor does not deem it necessary, the beneficiary will be treated as "own expense medical treatment", so it will be a life protection.Medical assistanceIt is virtually impossible to consult a doctor at another hospital for a second opinion.

MedicalIn recent years, not only the therapeutic effectQuality of lifeIs becoming more important, so the problem is how to achieve both.cancerTreatment andPsychiatricIt has been attracting attention in the medication treatment of.

Examples that do not correspond to the second opinion

  • If you do not agree to receive a second opinion without the information provided by your doctor
  • I am not satisfied with the diagnosis and treatment policy of my doctor.When consulting another doctor with the intention of
  • If you want to receive medical treatment at your desired medical institution (If you start medical treatment at the medical institution after an interview outside the insurance with a regular second opinion, it will be normal insurance medical treatment)
  • If you wish to see a doctor other than your doctor
  • Consultation on the premise of changing doctors
  • Consultation of dissatisfaction and complaints with the attending physician
  • Consultation for the purpose of proceedings, etc.
    • Checking for medical errors and malpractices
    • Checking if the treatments given so far were correct
  • Consultation for those who have already completed treatment or died
  • Consultation on medical expenses and medical benefits

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