Below are examples of typical query questions:
LINKING ORGANISM TO INFECTION:
“Can you identify the specific organism responsible for patient’s pneumonia?”
CLINICAL FINDINGS WITHOUT DIAGNOSIS:
“Can you provide the condition described by the clinical indicators listed above?”
TYPE AND ACUITY:
“Can you further clarify the type (and/or) acuity of patient’s CHF?”
“Can you confirm any clinically significant diagnoses represented by the pathology finding(s) outlined above?
CAUSE OF SYMPTOM:
“Can you specify the cause of patient’s chest pain?”
DIAGNOSIS OCCASIONING THE ADMISSION:
“Can you clarify the condition(s) that occasioned admission to the hospital?”
“Can you determine if the patient’s sepsis was present on admission?”
Be sure that relevant clinical indicators are also included in the query. Reasonable and clinically supported options for response can be listed, if desired.
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