_APA guidelines-LOCs for ED Tx

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Print Close Window APA Practice Guidelines > Treatment of Patients With Eating Disorders, Third Edition > Part A. Treatment Recommendations for Patients With Eating Disorders > II. Formulation and Implementation of a Treatment Plan > B. Developing a Treatment Plan for the Individual Patient > 1. Choice of a treatment site > Table 8. Level of Care Guidelines for Patients With Eating Disorders Level 1: Outpatient Level 2: Intensive Outpatient Level 3: Partial Hospitalization (Full-Day Outpatient Care) a Level 4: Residential Treatment Center Level 5: Inpatient Hospitalization Medical status Medically stable to the extent that more extensive medical monitoring, as defined in levels 4 and 5, is not required Medically stable to the extent that intravenous fluids, nasogastric tube feedings, or multiple daily laboratory tests are not needed For adults: Heart rate <40 bpm; blood pressure <90/60 mmHg; glucose < 60 mg/dl; potassium < 3 mEq/L; electrolyte imbalance; temperature < 97.0°F; dehydration; hepatic, renal, or cardiovascular organ compromise requiring acute treatment; poorly controlled diabetes For children and adolescents: Heart rate near 40 bpm, orthostatic blood pressure changes (> 20 bpm increase in heart rate or >10 mmHg to 20 mmHg drop), blood pressure <80/50 mmHg, hypokalemia, b hypophosphatemia, or hypomagnesemia Suicidality c If suicidality is present, inpatient monitoring and treatment may be needed depending on the estimated level of risk Specific plan with high lethality or intent; admission may also be indicated in patient with suicidal ideas or after a suicide attempt or aborted attempt, depending on the presence or absence of other factors modulating suicide risk Weight as percentage of
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