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Table 2 Pre-established list of medical reasons in the SIPILINK e-form for the geriatric specialty

From: Designing and describing an electronic referral system to facilitate direct hospital admissions

Specialty Reason wording
Geriatrics Recurrent falls
Loss of autonomy
Deteriorated state of health
Abnormal weight loss (> 10%)
Unexplained fever (> 38.2 °C for more than 7 days)
Unexplained anaemia (Haemoglobin < 8 g/dL)
Other haematological abnormality of the blood count or splenomegaly or gammopathy
Persistent unexplained adenopathy
Arthralgias or other diffuse bone pain
Other reason