Conditions of Patients

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Conditions of patients can be obtained from media relations representatives.  For inquiries after hours, please call 702-383-2000 and ask for a member of UMC’s Media Relations Team.

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The following terms or descriptions of patient conditions will be used by UMC in accordance with the American Hospital Association Guidelines.

Undetermined - Patient awaiting physician and assessment.

Good - Vitals signs are stable and within normal limits. Patient is conscious and comfortable. Indicators are excellent.

Fair - Vital signs stable and within normal limits. Patient is conscious, but may be uncomfortable. Indicators are favorable.

Serious - Vital signs may be unstable and not within normal limits. Patient is acutely ill. Indicators are questionable.

Critical - Vital signs are unstable and not within normal limits. Patient may be unconscious. Indicators are unfavorable.

The term "stable" should not be used as a condition. This term should not be used in combination with other conditions, which, by definition, often indicate a patient is unstable.

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