Prior functional status -- Medical/ surgical diagnosis
-- Person at home to assist -- Patient's ability to transfer and ambulate -- Patient's cognitive status -- Home environment (for instance stairs or handicap accessible)-- Community resources available (VNA, meals on wheels) -- Patient's level of pain and how well pain is controlled -- Patient's financial resources -- Patient's insurance -- MD recommendation -- Family preference of discharge destination -- Patient's preference of discharge destination -- Other -- Other -- Other -- 10.
As can be seen in the FRE scores outlined in Table 3, the information in Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics (Skinner, 2003) on osteoporosis was the easiest to read, while the information in Current Surgical Diagnosis
and Treatment (Way & Doherty, 2003) on colon cancer or endometriosis was the most difficult to read.
I, -- being the parent entitled to the legal and physical custody of my minor child --, born --, do hereby authorize --, into whose care the child has been entrusted, to consent to any X-ray examination, anesthetic, medical, or surgical diagnosis
or treatment and hospital care to be rendered to said child under the supervision and upon the advice of a physician or other medical care provider licensed to practice medicine in any state in the United States.
In nine of the 12 cases with inconclusive results, the final surgical diagnosis
was follicular adenoma.