Disposition And Transition Of Care
Disposition depends on the severity of the patient’s disease. Admission should be strongly considered for patients who meet any of the criteria in Table 10.
Not only is it important that follow-up is arranged for the patient, it is important that the next practitioner understands the reason and the goals for the re-evaluation. Clinicians should strive to clarify in their documentation that the patient is returning to be evaluated for clinical improvement and that the next clinician should consider escalation of therapy if there is insufficient response.
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