Prioritizing Typical Diagnoses

by Cathy Parkes July 28, 2019 Updated: September 15, 2021

Prioritizing Typical Diagnoses

Patients with EXPECTED findings for their diagnosis are typically NOT the priority. Examples:

  • COPD patient with spO2 of 90%
  • Stroke patient with facial drooping
  • MS patient with ataxia

To learn more about prioritizing typical diagnoses, check out our article on nurse's brain - giving report to the provider.

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