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Refer a Patient

When to Refer Your Patient

Refer your patient for evaluation if you observe:

  • A new onset cough that lasts for more that 1-2 weeks.

  • Shortness of breath that occurs suddenly or that seems to be worsening over a few weeks.

  • Coughing up of blood

  • New onset hoarseness

  • Chest pain or arm pain

  • Weight loss and loss of appetite

  • Difficulty swallowing or a feeling that the food gets “stuck”

  • The appearance of any “glands” low in the neck

Make a Referral

NYU's registered nurses provide free, confidential referral services online or by phone.