Unformatted text preview: chronological order this allows for observation of how a patient is responding to treatment based on test results. There are some disadvantages and advantages to each of these record formats. Source oriented records would be easy to locate information, but also difficult to follow one diagnoses. Problem oriented records links all documentation to a specific problem and facilitates patient treatment and education, but this format requires training and one problem must be documented several times. With source oriented records and problem oriented records it would be time consuming when filing the information. Integrated records are easier to use and all information on a patients care are filed together. Integrated records make it difficult to compare and retrieve information from the same discipline, but they are less time consuming to file the reports....
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- Spring '10
- Physician, Computer file, initial plan