Disposition

Jaundice alone is not an indication for admission. A hemodynamically stable patient with new-onset jaundice without evidence of liver failure or acute biliary obstruction can be discharged from the emergency department if the appropriate laboratory studies have been ordered and follow-up has been arranged. Surgical consultation should be obtained if extrahepatic biliary obstruction is suspected. For other admission indicators, refer to the appropriate chapters in this text ( Chap 81

Was this article helpful?

0 0
51 Tips for Dealing with Endometriosis

51 Tips for Dealing with Endometriosis

Do you have Endometriosis? Do you think you do, but aren’t sure? Are you having a hard time learning to cope? 51 Tips for Dealing with Endometriosis can help.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment