Unformatted text preview: keeping is good for keeping track of how a patient responds to treatment based on results from tests. Each style of record keeping has advantages and disadvantages. In source-oriented records, the information is easy to locate, but may also be difficult for medical personnel to follow one diagnosis. Problem-oriented records require training and the same problem has to be documented several times, but all documentation is linked to a specific problem, which makes treatment and education of the patient easier. Both of these styles make filing time-consuming. With integrated record-keeping, the retrieval and comparison of information from the same discipline is difficult, but filing is less time-consuming, the records are easier to use, and all information related to patient care is filed together....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10