admitting diagnosis

ad·mit·ting di·ag·no·sis

(ad-mit'ing dī'ăg-nō'sis)
Tentative or presumptive diagnosis of a patient's condition or disorder at the time of admission.
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4% of the transfers there was agreement between the discharge diagnosis at the referring hospital and the admitting diagnosis assigned at the receiving hospital.
7) Admitting diagnosis Musculoskeletal 26 (39%) 7 (33%) Cardiopulmonary 18 (27%) 4 (19%) Gastrointestinal/genitourinary 8 (12%) 5 (24%) Central nervous system 9 (14%) 3 (14%) Trauma 1 (2%) 0 Infections 3 (5%) 1 (5%) Other 1 (2%) 1 (5%) Co-morbidities Musculoskeletal 14 (21%) 10 (48%) Cardiopulmonary 52 (79%) 19 (90%) (primarily hypertension) Central nervous system 12 (18%) 8 (38%) Gastrointestinal/genitourinary 13 (20%) 7 (33%) Cancer 8 (12%) 10 (48%) Diabetes mellitus 14 (21%) 6 (29%) Osteoporosis 2 (3%) 1 (5%) Thyroid abnormalities 9 (14%) 2 (10%) Other 18 (27%) 4 (19%) (rheumatologic, hematologic) Length of therapy duration (days) 2.
Of particular interest, Chapter 8 of the Manual states that a patient admitted to an SNF should have his/her admitting diagnosis and principal diagnosis (the main reason for continued care) recorded as V codes.
The patient was transported to our intensive care unit with an admitting diagnosis of coma and DKA complicated with pneumonia.
Charts were flagged as positive if a newly diagnosed pulmonary embolus or deep venous thrombosis was diagnosed more than 24 hours after admission, or if it was the admitting diagnosis and that patient had been hospitalized in our institution in the prior six weeks.
The admitting diagnosis in your patient's chart says congestive heart failure (CHF).
2007) focused on complications in cardiac surgery episodes, selecting patients on the basis of their admitting diagnosis and comparing those with and without a C-prefix.
Her admitting diagnosis was for possible abuse, protective service, and left hemiplegia.
The admitting diagnosis was unipolar major depression in 70 patients and bipolar disorder in 30.
Table 1 Number Admitting Diagnosis of Patients Pneumonia/other lung problems 18 Congestive hear failure/other cardiac problems 10 Fever 8 GI Bleed 4 Anemia 2 Dehydration 2 Sepsis 2 Urinary Tract Infection 2 Mental Status Change 1 General Weakness 1 Table 2 Number Prior Mobility of Patients Some assistance required; with or without equipment 3 Independent with assistive device in home 24 Independent with no device in home 7 Independent with device in community 4 Independent with no device in community 12
The admitting diagnosis was cervicallymphadenitis--most likely caused by Staphylococcus aureus, group A Streptococcus, or mixed aerobic-anaerobic bacterial infection--and the patient was started on IV ampicillin/sulbactam.
1 admitting diagnosis in our ED--patients who stayed longer than 8 hours stayed in the hospital 3 additional days," Dr.