physicians are frequently reticent to adopt clinical pathways
for the care of their patients. New developments in the evaluation
and management of ED patients with life-threatening symptoms
such as chest pain and acute shortness of breath, however,
have necessitated the rationalization and protocolization of
ED care in order to treat patients rapidly and efficicously,
and to interface appropriately and seamlessly with our colleagues
in other specialties.
Examples of standing ED orders for
various illnesses, both from PAH and other institutions,
will be posted on this site. Feedback is welcome,
others who have similar protocols are invited to submit them to Dr.
Charles Pollack for inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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