Ever wonder how doctors can see your insides without bringing them to the outside? Often, they do it with a scope. For example, Mercy Clinic Pulmonary Medicine can take a look at patients' airways with a brochoscope -- a small camera that can be inserted by mouth or nose. In the below article by The Oklahoman's Jaclyn Cosgrove, Grode talks about what it's like to have a bronchoscopy.
About Mercy Clinic: Mercy Clinic is a physician-governed group of more than 1,700 medical providers across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, Mercy Clinic is nearly 300 providers and 64 clinics statewide. With access to Mercy’s facilities, electronic health records, telemedicine and each other, Mercy Clinic providers can give their patients the best care available, regardless of the patient’s location. Patients of Mercy Clinic providers can connect to their own health records and health teams anywhere they connect to the Internet. For more information, visit www.mymercy.net.
About Mercy: Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 31 hospitals, more than 200 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and 1,700 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.