Standing Orders


 
PROCEDURE:
 
1.  Standing orders must be typed, signed and dated by the
    staff member.
 
2.  Standing orders must be kept on file in the area to
    which they apply.
 
3.  Standing orders may include post operative instructions
    which will be given to patient at time of discharge.
 
The patient will be assessed for appropriateness of the 
standing order before any action is undertaken.
 


Approved By Governing Board    
GE.3    
Control #45.0
GUPTA GASTRO