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oreyeszwirn

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When following the 8 hour rule for obs, does the clock start ticking when the patient is admitted into obs or when the physician first sees the patient?

the pt was admitted to obs on 9/12@13:28 at which time dr. saw pt @15:25 and transferred pt same day 9/12@22:15 no dc code used.
 
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the clock ticks at the time of admission

When following the 8 hour rule for obs, does the clock start ticking when the patient is admitted into obs or when the physician first sees the patient?

the pt was admitted to obs on 9/12@13:28 at which time dr. saw pt @15:25 and transferred pt same day 9/12@22:15 no dc code used.
 
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