Admit to: Acute Psychiatric Unit
Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Continuous Paranoid Type, Acute Exacerbation
Legal Status: Involuntary by conservator
Condition: Actively Psychotic
Allergies: No known allergies
Vitals: q shift x 3, then q day if stable
Activity: Restrict to unit
Precautions: Assault precautions
Labs: Chem 20, CBC with diff, UA with toxicology screen, urine pregnancy test, RPR, thyroid function.
Risperidone (Risperdal) 2 mg po bid x 2 days, then 4 mg po qhs. Lorazepam (Ativan) 2 mg po q 4 hours prn agitation (not to exceed 8 mg/24 hours.
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