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Admit to: Acute Psychiatric Unit

Diagnosis: Major Depression, severe, without psychotic features

Legal Status: Voluntary

Condition: Stable

Allergies: No known allergies

Vitals: q shift x 3, then q day if stable

Activity: Restrict to unit

Precautions: Suicide precautions

Diet: Regular

Labs: Chem 20, CBC with diff, UA with toxicology screen, urine pregnancy test,

RPR, thyroid function Medications: Sertraline (Zoloft) 50 mg po qAM.ee5r55rrrr

Lorazepam (Ativan) 2 mg po q 4 hours prn agitation (not to exceed 8 mg/24 hours.

Trazodone (Desyrel) 100 mg po qhs prn insomnia. Tylenol 650 mg po q 4 hours prn pain or fever. Milk of magnesia 30 cc po q 12 hours prn constipation. Mylanta 30 cc po q 4 hours prn dyspepsia.

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