Acute paracentesis need
There is little capacity for paracenteses on the Same Day Medical Assessment, hence the following pathway. Please discuss all cases for urgent paracentesis with the Acute GP team.
Already under an RCH consultant (eg hepatologist)?
Email email@example.com for urgent MDU appointment
Determine clinical urgency of ascites presentation
Consider gastroenterology referral/2ww/outpatient pathways
Discuss with Acute GP for ?acute admission