Tag: physician orders

Ask the expert: Multiple physician orders

Q: When a physician sees a patient and writes two orders on the same order sheet for that visit, can it be counted as two orders on the MDS? A: When a physician writes two orders on the same day it counts as one day of orders and is coded as a 1. The instruction […]

Intake and output monitoring

You should monitor residents who have fluid imbalances or are at high risk of dehydration by calculating intake and output (I&O) each shift.