Inpatient-WCH

Inpatient Orientation Manual

WCH Peds Resident Handbook (Utilization/Clinical Documentation)

Status updates- important please read:

1.       Peritonsillar abscess – observation  

2.       Retropharyngeal abscess – inpatient

3.       Patients with diabetes admitted for hyperglycemia without ketoacidosis should be placed under observation status. 

4.       Sickle cell patients admitted with a vaso-occlusive pain crisis requiring IV pain medication, but without fever and no need for antibiotics should be placed under observation status. 

5.       If patient documented to have > 7 days with no bowel movement and has failed outpatient therapy with laxatives or if the patient has a fecal impaction, may admit as inpatient. If < 7 days without BM, or there was no use out laxatives, or no fecal impaction, admit under observation status.

Hospital Pediatrics Suggested Readings and Modules

Section of Hospital Medicine Library 

OTHER INPATIENT TEAMS

Team B

Subspecialities

PICU

Night Shift at WCH

IPASS Assessment

Handoff AAP clinical report

Tools

CORES sign-out tool

NICU Handoff Assessment Tool

PED Handoff Assessment Tool