July 2017 New and Updated PPOs

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July 2017 New and Updated PPOs

26-Jul-2017

This is to inform all physicians that the following new and revised/updated PPOs were made available for use on the PPO intranet site, during the months of May and June.

The new PPOs are as follows:

PP-608 Prostate Biopsy & Fiducial Marker Implants Pre-Procedure

PP-609 Prostate Biopsy and Fiducial Marker Implants Post Procedure

PP-617 PEDIATRICS Postoperative Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy

PP-619 Procainamide Challenge Post-Procedure

The revised or updated PPOs are as follows:

PP-114 Post Cardiac Catheterization – Femoral and Transradial Approach

PP-116 Post Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) – Femoral and Transradial Approach

PP-168 Tenecteplase (TNKase®) Fibrinolytic Therapy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

PP-208 Cardiac Surgery: Post-Operative Orders Cardiac Surgeon

PP-257 Acute Coronary Syndrome Heparin Orders

PP-275 Post-Surgical Treatment for Ectopic Pregnancy

PP-276 Medical Treatment for Ectopic Pregnancy

PP-296 Wascana Rehabilitation Center Inpatient Rehabilitation Admission Orders

PP-349 Wascana Rehabilitation Center Extended Care/Veterans Affairs Canada Program Admission Orders

PP-388 Electrophysiology (EP) Study/Ablation Pre-Procedure

PP-401 Acute Coronary Syndromes Unstable Angina/Non ST-Elevation MI/ST-Elevation MI

PP-455 Basal Bolus Insulin with Corrective Factor Treatment of Inpatient Hyperglycemia (Adult)

PP-496 Total Body Cooling with Criticool for use in NICU

PP-524 Adult Enteral Tube Feeding - Acute Care

The deleted PPO is:

PP-232 Hepatobiliary Scan

The purpose of this information is to ensure that all areas are using the most updated versions of the PPOs, that are approved in our health region.  These, and all PPOs, may be found on the RQHR intranet PPO site:http://rqhweb/xpreprintedorders/ppohome.aspx

Please feel free to contact myself if you are unable to find a PPO or are looking for guidance in developing a PPO.

Submitted by:  Jillian Norlander, PPO Clinical Nurse Specialist