ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Child with Suspected Appendicitis


ED NP/Resident Consult Surgical Resident
ED Attending Text page Surgical Fellow
Senior Surgical Eval Within 45 minutes


ED NP/Resident

Call surgical resident and request consult to evaluate "high probability"

ED Attending

ED attending should text page the surgical fellow with last name of patient, room number, and high probability of appendicitis

Senior surgical evaluation is expected within 45 minutes