Patients with potential infections are admitted for inpatient care from the emergency department, OSU Clinics, the Central Ohio community and an expansive regional referral base. These services use a team care approach and sub-specialty expertise through inpatient ward service and consultation.
The Infectious Diseases Consultative Service is made up of a team of providers that includes an Infectious Diseases attending physician, one or more infectious diseases fellows, and varying numbers of residents and students. Unique sources of consults include:
Each encounter is an educational opportunity for consult team members and the patient.