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Unformatted text preview: have the patients discharge summary and details of the patients care, treatment, and response to treatment. Integrated records are in chronological order. This is a good way of record keeping so doctors can track how a patient responds to any treatment based on results from tests. There are advantages and disadvantages to all record keeping. For source-oriented records, the information is easy to locate but medical staff may have difficulty following one diagnosis. Problem-oriented records require training and the same problems is often documented several times. With both of these styles filling can be time consuming. When you have an integrated system for record keeping the retrieval if information on a patient is much easier, and filing is less time-consuming....
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10