Unformatted text preview: The problem list will be filed at the beginning of the patient’s record and serve as a table of contents. This is because the problem list will contain a numbered list of the patient’s problems which will help to keep track of the documents throughout the records. Outlined in the initial plan would be the management of the patient’s condition. While this record format is highly organized, filing can be time consuming, and more than one problem must be documented numerous times causing more time consumption. Integrated record formats use either chronological order or reverse chronological order. This allows the records to be viewed on how the patient may or may not be progressing in treatment. While this format is easy to use, and takes less time in filing reports; it can also be difficult to retrieve and compare information from a same discipline....
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09