12 - Weight loss

GI Diagnostic Code Suggested Waiting Time / Priority Level Referral Information Requirements
  1. Weight loss
Semi-Urgent
  • Amount and duration of weight loss including BMI
  • Any associated symptoms
  • Medications
  • Associated medical conditions which might contribute to weight loss; Addisons, Cancer, Celiac, COPD, etc.
Essential Investigations Timing of essential investigation
  • CBC
  • Ferritin
  • Electrolytes
  • Creatinine
  • Liver enzymes (ALT, AST, alkaline, phosphatease, bilirubin)
  • Thyroid function test
  • Celiac serology
  • Albumin
  • 6 months
  • 6 months
  • 6 months
  • 6 months
  • 6 months
  • 6 months
  • N/A
  • 6 months
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