I have a patient that went from the ER to PACU to have a nerve block done and then to a med surg floor, what ED destination would I use? What should I use for procedure location?
There are no guidelines in the PTOS Manual that tell you not to use PACU as a post ed location, it just isn’t in the current menu as an option. I recommend recording 15, other, for Post ED Destination and specifying PACU in the Specify field that opens.
For Procedure Location, you can record 13, PACU.
Can't find an answer to your question? No problem simply submit your question via email.