I've heard stories from two friends that City of Hope advised them less well than Cedars. Stacey is now with City of Hope because they were much more accessible, Cedars and UCLA were like the emperors new clothes, did they really exist? No would would answer the phone, and when they did, they transferred me all around the mulberry bush. It took me many days of calling to finally reach a human being that knew anything. So she's with City of Hope, but I'm not 100% sure if it's the best. However, it was listed by the Pancreatic Cancer Organization as one of the top 3 in L.A.
Her pain management doctor has given her instructions that I overheard in a teleconference call, they're confusing, and what she remembers the doctor saying is not what the prescription reads. She was going to follow what she remembers the doctor saying, I insisted she follow the instructions on the prescription. She has a bit of chemo brain, and is not as detail oriented as I am, anyway. I called the pharmacy to double-check, the name of the prescription is not the same, either, altho it is for the same condition. I am making her follow the prescription, not what she remembers. We will also call the doctor Monday to double check. The doctor twice has called her Lisa. Her name is Stacey. That bothers me, too. Where is this doctor looking? Anyway, please follow through on your concerns.
Good to hear your daughter's employers are supplying proper equipment. I ended up with something similar to carpal tunnel when my boss gave me an assignment that had to be done in a different office without proper equipment for the job. This collapsible laptop holder can be set to different heights, and can also be used standing up, which may be OK for a few minutes. I don't know whether my old back and legs will be happy with it for more than that.
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