Pennsylvania Code
Title 55 - HUMAN SERVICES
Part III - MEDICAL ASSISTANCE MANUAL
Chapter 1221 - Clinic and Emergency Room Services
ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS
Appendix A - MEDICAL EMERGENCY CARE SYMPTOMS

Universal Citation: 55 PA Code ยง A

APPENDIX A. MEDICAL EMERGENCY CARE SYMPTOMS

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

CARE SYMPTOMS

Allergy Reactions, Acute
(Except Allergy Tests)
Glaucoma, Severe
Headache, Severe
Appendicitis, Acute Heart Attack, Suspected
Asthma, Acute Hemorrhage
Breathing Difficulties or
Shortness of Breath
Hysteria
Insulin Shock (Overdose)
Bronchitis, Severe Kidney Stones
Bursitis, Severe Onset Maternity Complications, such
Chest Pain, Severe as Suspected Miscarriage
Choking Pain, Sudden or Severe Onset
Colitis Pleurisy
Coma Pneumonitis
Convulsions and/or Seizures Poisoning (including overdose)
Cystitis Pyelitis
Dermatitis or Hives (Resulting
from Internal or Unknown
Causes)
Pyelonephritis (Shock) Spasms, Cerebral or Cardiac
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Diabetic Coma Stomach Pains, Severe
Diarrhea, Severe Strangulated Hernia
Drug Reaction Stroke
Earache, Severe Sunstroke
Epistaxis (nosebleed) Swollen Ring Finger
Fainting Tachycardia
Fecal Impaction, Severe Thrombosis and/or Phlebitis
Food Poisoning Unconsciousness
Frost Bite Urinary Retention, Acute
Gall Bladder, Acute Attack Vision loss, Sudden Onset
Gastritis Vomiting, Severe
Gastro-intestinal Conditions Acute

(The provisions of this Appendix A adopted December 5, 1980, effective December 1, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4599; amended December 23, 1983, effective January 1, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 3932.)
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