REFERAL PROCESS

FOR CLINICIANS

QARC can accept referrals by fax, email, or medical objects. A provider number is required for a complete referral. All referrals should contain as detailed a description of the reaction as possible.
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REFERRAL PROCESS

OUR PROCESS

Supporting documentation such as anaesthetic records, ICU notes, GP health summaries and pathology results are highly recommended and may reduce delays in patient appointments and facilitate a faster return to surgery. For referrals made by the principal anaesthetist or intensivist following a suspected perioperative anaphylaxis, the preferred format is the standard ANZAAG referral form.

FOR CLINICIANS

ADVICE & RESPONSIBILITY

QARC doctors are always happy to be contacted directly by colleagues for advice on management of anaphylaxis or appropriacy of a referral. It remains the responsibility of the referring doctor to ensure the patient is protected from future reactions by issuing them with a letter or summarised note outlining the nature of the reaction and drugs administered, such as the ANZAAG Patient Form Letter. QARC doctors cannot accept responsibility for patient care or management until a first consultation with the patient has taken place.

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