You see a 4-year-old boy in your office on Tuesday morning with a 1-day history of increasing wheezing and labored breathing. After performing a detailed history and physical examination, you decide to admit him to observation. You see him in the hospital that day at noon, perform a comprehensive examination, and spend a total of 25 minutes with the child and on the floor coordinating care and talking with the father. The following morning (Wednesday), you see the child, who continues to require oxygen and steroids. You perform an expanded interval history and detailed physical examination. The total time spent on the floor reviewing laboratory results, examining the child, and talking with the parents is 30 minutes. At 6:00 pm your partner (same specialty) sees the child, and she documents that 35 of the 45 minutes were spent counseling the parents. How will the evaluation and management services provided by...

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