It is 3pm on a Friday afternoon and you are an FY2 doctor working in a busy renal ward. You have just been bleeped by a nurse on another ward explaining that your team has four medical patients who are outliers on this ward, who were not seen on the morning ward round.
She tells you that a consultant saw them on the post-take ward round yesterday. You are already behind on your ward jobs and were hoping to leave by 5pm today as you have a dinner reservation at 6pm for your sister’s birthday. Do you:
Rank the following actions in order from the most appropriate (1) to the least appropriate (5) in this situation.