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Admission, Discharge Guidelines


 Source of Admission:
  1. Emergency Department
  2. Cardiac Out-patient Department
  3. Referral

 Pre - admission reminders:

1.        Prepare your personal information.

2.       Organize your health information (your medical records , medical report if any, your medication prescription and keep this along with your personal information, in an updated list so it will readily be available if necessary).

3.       For (foreigner) bring your health cards or insurance as well as any special form of pre-authorization documents.

 Admission procedure:

Admission of patient from Emergency Room

1.        Emergency Room Nurse will inform the Head Nurse or Charge Nurse of the Unit concerning impending admission.

2.       Admission request form must be signed by the ROD and it should properly mention patient's data and present condition.

3.       Bed is prepared for the patient as soon as notification is received.

4.      Emergency Room Nurse should inform any emergency equipment is needed for patient admission like ventilator of defibrillator.

5.       We ensure that the patient's name and medical number match the identification data on wrist and take the complete endorsement from accompanying nurse.

 Admission of a patient from Cardiac Out- patient Department

1.        Bed Manager or OPD Nurse should inform the head Nurse or Charge Nurse of the unit concerning admission.

2.       Admission request form must be signed by the ROD and it should properly mention patient's data and present condition.

3.       Vital Signs, Weight and ECG will be taken before the patient will be shifted to ward.

4.      We ensure the bed is prepared for the patient as soon as notification is received.

5.       We ensure that the patient's name and medical number match the identification data on wrist.

6.      Admission process (entering necessary data) as soon as patient will reach to cardiology ward.  

Admission of patient from  as Referral Case

 

1.        If there is any referral case from other hospital, if  on-call Cardiologist  accepted the case, Bed Manager will inform the unit regarding bed reservation.  

2.       If the patient arrived in Emergency Room, we expect that ER nurse should inform the head Nurse or Charge Nurse of the Unit concerning accepted case.

3.       We ensure that bed is prepared for the patient as soon as notification is received.

4.      We ensure that the patient's name and medical number will match the identification data on wrist and take the complete endorsement from accompanying nurse from other hospital especially about acceptance form, Lab investigation result and X-ray.

  IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

    Prince Sultan Cardiac Center is not responsible for your belongings, if loss occur. You are strongly encouraged to deposit important personal items or valuables with the Social Workers or Manager on- duty.