On admission to the hospital:
What is the reason for medical consultation?
Can the patient talk?
Can the patient respond to verbal questions accurately?
Does the patient respond to painful stimulus?
Ask the patient these questions:
Where are you now?
What time is it?
Can the patient walk on his/her own?
Is the patient able to eat on his own?
Can patient go to the toilet on his/her own?
Who brought the patient to the hospital?
Referral, follow-up. Walk in:
Who referred the patient?
What is the reason for referral?
What are the vital signs?
What are the findings after a physical examination?
In case of injured patient:
Where exactly is the injury?
What type of injury is it?
When and how did this injury occur?
What facts should be included in the incident report?
Are any tests or lab investigations required?
Why are the tests or lab investigations required?
Why couldn't they diagnose and manage the situation within their area?
What is the reason for admission to the hospital?
Is admission to the hospital justified?
On discharge from the hospital:
Was admission to the hospital justified?
What is the medical advice on hospital discharge?
Who will do an audit of this medical advice?
If done properly, most admissions to hospitals aren't required.
Who has the duty and responsibility to provide correct answers to these questions?
On December 23, 2009, this update was given through The Medical Superintendent SKIMS and associates.|
�He is communicative and he is also taking his medicines orally. But he can�t move his right arm and his right leg is also partially mobile. He didn�t need any special medical attention. In such cases, the patient recovers with time and if his family wishes they can take him home."
He is communicative is a vague term.
Precise answers are needed to these questions:
Can he take oral medicines on his own?
Does he move any extremity on instructions?
What extremities can the patient move on instructions?
Where is the lesion or precise affected area of the brain?
As per them, he didn�t need any special medical attention.
Does he need special medical attention?
Why does he need special medical attention?
He hasn't recovered completely.
His neuro deficit at this stage can't be declared as permanent.
Medical doctors attending him at SKIMS haven't answered all questions precisely.
His treatment on hospital discharge has to be deliberated fully.
How has the wound been closed?
What is the current treatment?
What are the treatment options?
His safety and all other needs at home have to be ensured prior to discharge from hospital.
How many police stations are there in Srinagar in 1600 square miles?
How many workers are there?
Which police station looks after his vicinity?
Who will care for him at home?
Do they have enough food, clothing, habitable housing needs, transportation for follow-up, and security for those who care for him?
Who will give the final advice on hospital discharge?
How often should there be hospital follow-up?
What is the recovery time?
Will the patient recovery completely?
What is the advice on hospital discharge?
What should be the advice on hospital discharge?