Before signing off on your note remember to think of the following that can significantly impact your severity of illness.
- What is the cause of anemia?
- Leukocytosis cause?
- Is there right heart failure with the cor pulmonale?
- Pulmonary edema – cardiogenic or non-cardiogenic?
- Heart failure or not?
- Is there acute or chronic osteomyeilitis?
- Are there any pressure ulcers?
- Is there malnutrition?