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Old 08-30-2018, 12:39 AM
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Patients who come into the chest pain unit Friday afternoon through Sunday night that fit the criteria to get a stress test from us get discharged with instructions to come see the cardiologist Monday morning (or the next business day if Monday is a holiday and we're off). The charge nurse then sends an email to the cardiology team so we know to keep an eye out for another patient.

Lately there have been...issues.

A couple weeks ago we didn't get the email we were supposed to and ended up with not one, but two surprise patients. On top of an already busy day. The next week we got the email, but it was for the wrong patient. And there was a second patient we didn't know anything about. Fun times.
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