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Admission Orders:

ADD DAVI4D:


1. Admit patient to ________ (SPECIALTY) under Dr. _________ (ATTENDING STAFF).
 
2.
Diagnosis: ________. If a diagnosis is uncertain, write the issue plus “NYD” (not yet diagnosed).
 
3.
DNR/MOST Status:  M1, M2, M3, C0, C1,C2; if unknown, do not write anything.
 
4.
Diet: DAT = diet as tolerated, Renal Diet (low K and low Na), Heart Healthy (low sodium, low fat), Diabetic diet, NPO = nothing by mouth.
 
5.
Activity: AAT = activity as tolerated; bed rest; fall risk
 
6.
Vitals: q4h, q8h, qAM, qShift
 
7.
Instructions to nurse: This may include daily weights, capillary blood sugar monitoring, monitoring urine output, etc.
 
8.
I.V. Orders:

  • IV saline lock (ensures patient has IV in place, but nothing running through it)

  • IV TKVO (to keep vein open) = very low rate to keep IV patent (10-20 ml/hour)

  • IV rate with IV fluid type
     

9. Investigations: blood work, radiology, EKGs, consultations, etc...
 
10.
Isolation status: airborne, contact, droplet, write nothing if none
 
11.
Drugs (6 P`s): 

  • Pain

  • Pus (antibiotics)

  • Poop (laxatives or stool softeners) 

  • Puke (antiemetics)

  • Prophylaxis (DVT/PE)

  • Other meds

  • Complete Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) with patient for home medications.

Choose IV Fluid Rate: