What is included in patient education about endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)?

Updated: Apr 24, 2019
  • Author: Narayan Neupane, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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A family member or friend must be available to drive or accompany the patient home. The patient may have a mild sore throat, hoarseness, cough, or fever following the procedure. If, after being discharged, the patient experiences increasing chest pain or shortness of breath or coughs up more than a few tablespoons of blood, he or she should contact the physician immediately.

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