Dialogue Volume 14 Issue 2 2018 - Page 11

FEATURE Continuity of Care Consultation open on draft policies •  A biopsy report is placed in the patient’s file without the physician ever reviewing it. • A 73-year-old diabetic woman underwent a hip replacement three days ago and has now developed a fever of 38.5 degrees C. It is a Saturday and she wonders if she should wait until Monday to contact her surgeon or