Examples: Laboratory studies or imaging? Consult with a specialist from another field? Nursing orders?
4. Nonpharmacologic: What interventions or assessments would be helpful?
Examples: Psychotherapy? Cognitive testing? Social work? Case manager? Housing assistance? Job coach?
5. Pharmacologic: What interventions or assessments would be helpful? (I placed this category fifth to slow myself down and consider other strategies before quickly jumping to prescribe a medication.)
Examples: Medication? Long-acting injectable? Check pill count? Prescription drug monitoring program?
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