routine admission

routine admission

A UK term for an admission of a patient to hospital as planned.
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Routine admission and weekly screenings for MRSA and VRE were conducted during pre intervention and intervention periods.
There is no hospital policy for routine admission testing, but nearly all patients have a complete blood count and basic clinical chemistries (Table 1A).
Thus, staff can perform a Braden Scale or Norton Scale exam as a part of the routine admission, so they will be less likely to forget this important assessment.
Routine admission blood type and screen testing is unnecessary for cesarean section patients who do not have significant risk factors, reported Dr.
The study has been continually updated to evaluate the usefulness of established procedures, including routine admission tests, respiratory care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac care, ECGs, chest x-rays, and clinical laboratory tests.
RECENTLY I was a routine admission at Llandough Hospital E4.
We had included a test for total creatine kinase (CK) in a 12-test routine admission panel before May 1, 1996, after which we eliminated several tests from this panel, including CK.
It has now threatened industrial action and called for an immediate cancellation of planned routine admissions for the next two weeks.
The temporary precautionary neonatal unit restriction limiting routine admissions to babies over 36 weeks gestation is continuing, but this is under constant review and we anticipate lifting this restriction shortly.
The students field routine admissions calls, answering questions about academic programs, campus life, and activities.
In some trusts an extra list on a Saturday has simply meant that the increased number of patients in the hospital has displaced the routine admissions for the following Monday, for example, leading to a cancelled Monday list.