Table 3.

Questions for Physicians

1.What is your differential diagnosis for this patient (with probabilities) at the time of hospital admission? Please explain why you think the first diagnosis in your differential is most likely.
2Are there any diagnostic tests or consultations that should be ordered at this time? Please explain.
3Please indicate any additional diagnostic tests or referrals you would have ordered for this patient and at what stage you would have ordered them. Only list those tests or referrals you consider critical for the care of the patient.
4Please comment on any other aspects of the care that may have had important consequences for the patient.
5How would you rate the quality of the hospital care provided by the primary physician?
TerribleMinimally acceptableExcellent