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Pediatric Coding Alert

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Examine Your Subsequent Care Savvy With This Scenario

Question: One of our young patients was just hospitalized for acute gastroenteritis and dehydration. The patient was placed on intravenous (IV) hydration, but after the patient stabilized, she refused oral intake. Our pediatrician visited the patient a day after she was admitted, conducted a brief interval history and a limited examination of the patient’s gastrointestinal (GI) system. Then, after reviewing [...]