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Compression Fracture/Kyphoplasty Procedure Patient is referred or self refers to MNI

Does the patient have a compression fracture?

Effective 5/1/12

Regular appointment made by front desk

NO

YES Follow up call made to PCP or Patient

Phone number of PCP or patient is sent to Dr. Jackson’s cell phone within 30 minutes.

Dr. calls PCP or patient within 4 hours

Does the patient meet the criteria for Kyphoplasty?

NO

YES

Criteria • Injury problem is 6-8 weeks old • Patient is 60 years of age or older • There is pain to percussion • The compression fracture is less than 1 year old

Patient scheduled for procedure within 2 weeks.

Clearances requested; Follow up call made to PCP or Patient

MNI Compression Fracture Decision Tree  
MNI Compression Fracture Decision Tree  
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