COME TO THE PRACTICE NOW TO BE ASSESSED BY NURSE OR GP
- Adult Vomiting and/or Diarrhoea for > 72 hrs
- Sudden Rash - without other symptoms
- Unwell Child (<3yo) or Elderly Patient (>65yo) - with persistent symptoms (>48hrs) such as fever, vomiting, diarrhoea, cough)
The above list has been formulated to assist practice staff in establishing the broad risk patients based on their chief complaint and/or situation. It is not designed to be diagnostic but to assist practice staff in the timely referral to practice clinical staff and other places of care for emergency matters. This system is based on a variety of clinical guidelines and evidence from general practice feedback. The authors have prepared this resource for practices based on the information available at the time. As the authors cannot control how the resource is used in practices, they accept no liability for using or not using this information.
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