"Once the decision is made to admit a patient, relevant documentation and interventions are completed by nursing staff, taking into account specific patient requirements and medical/surgical admitting physician
requests while awaiting an inpatient bed.
The admitting physician
's prolonged focus on a possible complication from chiropractic manipulation may be characterized as an anchoring bias."
For example, if the test result were a calcium level of 13.5 mg/dL in a patient with diverticulitis and the admitting physician
was a general surgeon, there would be an immediate call to the clinician and an immediate consultation.
"The admitting physician
and his team did not record the possibility of a stroke or carry out a neurological examination.
This is increasingly important since, nationally, the percentage of admissions with hospitalists as the admitting physician
The emergency department (ED) record had one list that included items such as "4 or 5 tabs daily." The physician list was different from the ED record, although the admitting physician
approved the ED list.
The fact that the rash had spread to my palms and the bottom of my feet gave the admitting physician
Martha Nocum, the admitting physician
, said Arroyo has undergone an X-ray of the neck.
After the admitting physician
examined the patient, he too notified the nurses that the patient had trouble standing.
hospitalist is the assigned admitting physician
half the time, a MFM is the assigned admitting physician
14% of the time, and 38% stated that it could be either.
"One limitation to telemedicine is that it is difficult for remote physicians to be the admitting physician
, so they have to communicate very clearly to the physicians who are going to be admitting that patient," says Whitener.
Joby and the kids insisted we take a taxi directly to nearby Changi General Hospital; the admitting physician
confirmed that I had pneumonia.