Ambulatory care is patient centered health interventions which comprises of surgeries, diagnostic procedures and treatment that does not require overnight stay in hospital. Ambulatory care helps in receiving the health care in a timely manner and reduces the risks such as hospital infections. At the same time quality of the nursing will be same as that received as an inpatient of the hospital. Ambulatory care can also be referred as âoutpatient careâ. This service ensures compassionate delivery of patients after the treatment . In outpatient consultation, which is one of the major roles of cardiovascular medical practice, evaluation and treatment of complex cases may be important in production efficiency of physicians, although there are diverse concepts of social role and significance of physicians in management of medical institutions. The clinical outputs through outpatient consultation include the planning of a treatment and facilitation of health recovery as treatment order for outpatients, and therefore, we should place a large value on outpatient consultation of complex cases Production Efficiency of Physicians in Outpatient Consultation of Cardiovascular Cases Takura T, Itoh H.
Ambulatory care/ Outpatient care being one of the major thrust areas of general practice is common topic for the journal articles. The articles based on the different issues related to outpatient treatment help the physicians to share various experiences during their work.
Last date updated on June, 2014