“Level 2 Inpatient Pediatric Care at PLC”
“Spreading the Load: Equalizing Bed Occupancy Results in Bed Availability Where and When
you Need It” ???
Have a high potential for instability/deterioration requiring ICU?yesno
Need frequent nursing assessments?yesno
Need daily subspecialty involvement?yesno
Need multiple subspecialists involved in their care?yesno
Need specialized ACH services (ie Eating disorder, Diabetes)?yesno
Need > 1/day Pediatrician involvement (attending/senior-resident)yesno
If you have answered to all questions –this patient should be preferentially admitted at PLC if there are beds available.
If you have answered Yes to one or more of these questions: this patient should be admitted at ACH.
All listed diagnoses are appropriate for direct PLC/Community Hospital admission. This is not a restrictive list and other diagnoses may be appropriate. Additionally, circumstances may dictate that a child with a listed diagnosis may not be suitable for admission to a community hospital due to other concerns or circumstances.
for patients that meet criteria for PLC
JAUNDICE/HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA IN NEWBORN
- All to PLC
RULE OUT SEPSIS/UTI/PYELONEPHRITIS