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Investigations Of Casualty Patient

Purpose

 To establish diagnosis of patient through investigations.

Scope

All patients requiring investigations.

Definition- Investigations Of Casualty Patient

Transfer of a patient is defined as shifting a patient within the hospital  and outside the hospital for diagnostic procedures.

Applicable Areas

Casualty

Responsibility

CMO, Staff Nurse  Auxillary Nurse Midwife and Housekeeping.

Procedure

  • Inform diagnostic departments about the test to be done and condition of the patient, on telephone.
  • Fill-up in detail the necessary forms, in duplicate.
  • Examine and assess the patient, if necessary CMO / Nurse must accompany the patient.
  • Send patient along with the attendant to diagnostic department
  • Technician checks the requisition form for the test of patient.
  • Technician performs the diagnostic procedure and send patient to respective department.
  • Patient brought back to the casualty or transferred to the Ward, as per the availability of the bed.
  • Patient accompanied by attendant till respected place.
  • Complete the documentation.

Documentation

  • Nursing Observation Sheet.