Information for Referring Health Care Providers
Admission CriteriaAdolescents with eating disorders who meet any of the admission criteria below may be candidates for admission to our inpatient Comprehensive Care Program:
|Hypothermia||T < 36.3 °C / 97.3 °F|
|Hypotension||BP < 90 / 45|
|Bradycardia||Pulse < 50 day, < 45 night|
|Weight||< 75% ideal body weight|
|EKG abnormalities||e.g., prolonged QTc > 0.45|
|Hypokalemia||Potassium 3.0 or less|
|Hypophosphatemia||Phosphorus 3.0 or less|
|Other acute medical events||e.g., syncope, GI bleeding, severe dehydration, etc.|
|Acute food refusal||Severe and/or prolonged may be grounds for medical admission|
Contact Information for Referring Health Care ProvidersWeekdays from 8 am-5 pm
Please call our intake coordinator at (650) 498-4468.
Weekdays after 5 pm, Weekends and Holidays
Please call the Adolescent Medicine attending physician on-call via the hospital page operator at (650) 723-6661.