The doctor must:
Emergency physiotherapy is not an extension of normal duties and should only be given in the event of the patient’s deteriorating condition.
Physiotherapists are not called in to set up CPAP or High-flow or BiPAP or for transfers of patients to the wards.
It is essential that the diagnosis plus other relevant information concerning the patient’s condition is entered on the emergency request form
Content by Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan (internal email 15/06/2010) on 15/06/2010. Last review Dr ÍOS 3/12/18