Harbor:Critical Result Callback

Critical Results (Lab/Radiology) Callback

  • Lab or radiology calls ED for critical result, senior resident or attending takes the call
  • If patient is admitted, lab/radiology told to contact admitting team
  • If patient is discharged already, then patient is called back by senior resident/attending
  • Senior resident/attending documents a note of whether patient was able to be reached
  • If patient is returning to ED for re-evaluation, then place pre-arrival note and notify the charge nurse

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Authors:

Ross Donaldson