Users' questions

Why was an 18 month old admitted to the hospital?

Why was an 18 month old admitted to the hospital?

The provider admitted an 18 month-old infant to the hospital from his office to rule out sepsis. The infant is crying inconsolably. He has a large amount of gas in his bowel, no hematochezia associated with it. A comprehensive history, comprehensive exam and moderate decision making is documented.

When does Fred go to the emergency department?

Fred is fishing at the local area lake while on vacation. He gets lightheaded and dizzy and goes to the local hospital Emergency Department. He is evaluated by the ED provider. This is the first time he has been to this hospital.

When does Dr.B report an established patient?

Rationale: According to the E/M Guideline for New and Established Patient, when a provider is on call or covering for another provider, the patient’s encounter will be classified as it would have been by the provider who is not available. In this instance, Dr. B would report an established patient office visit.

The provider admitted an 18 month-old infant to the hospital from his office to rule out sepsis. The infant is crying inconsolably. He has a large amount of gas in his bowel, no hematochezia associated with it. A comprehensive history, comprehensive exam and moderate decision making is documented.

When was my husband told to get to the hospital?

At the point when my organs were shutting down, and the team had performed every medical intervention that they could, my husband was called at 4 AM and told to get to the hospital as quickly as he could.

When did I get Out of the hospital with sepsis?

I was discharged from the hospital 10 days later when my bowels ‘woke up’ from surgery and all systems seemed to be functioning. In hindsight, what happened over the next several weeks should have been our alert.

Rationale: According to the E/M Guideline for New and Established Patient, when a provider is on call or covering for another provider, the patient’s encounter will be classified as it would have been by the provider who is not available. In this instance, Dr. B would report an established patient office visit.