Schizoaffective Disorder Admitting Orders

Admit to: Acute Psychiatric Unit

Diagnosis: Schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type, depressed

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, lithium level


Quetiapine (Seroquel) 100 mg po bid x 2 days, then 200 mg po bid

Lithium 600 mg po bid.

Citalopram (Celexa) 20 mg po q am.

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

Zolpidem (Ambien) 10 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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