I can see that there are some differences and similarities between small, medium, and large facilities with the organization of patient files and the handling of loose reports. I noticed that between the small, medium, and large facilities they all like their loose files to be permanently anchored in the charts. There was a few that went by what their policy and procedures were and by unit decision. Most facilities like there reports to be permanently anchored in the patients charts at all time. Having charts permanently anchored would seem to make more sense to me. Patients papers would not be misplace by having them attached in there charts. The small, medium, and large facilities deal with the organization of patients files differently. Some facilities
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