usage: a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
1. follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through, complete, finish
usage: pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
2. follow up, enhance
usage: increase the effectiveness or success of by further action; "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation"