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Unformatted text preview: Record Formats HCR/210 There are many differences between source oriented records (SORs), problem oriented records (PORs), and integrated records. Source oriented records are a traditional patient record format that maintains reports according to source documentation. All the documents generated by the radiology staff in the radiology section, the nursing staff in the nursing section, and so on and so forth. Many use this format because it is easy to locate documents. The advantages of source oriented records are that they are easy to locate information from the same source and it files the same source documents together. Disadvantages of source oriented records include it being difficult to follow one diagnosis, filing the reports can be time consuming, and it creates many sections in record. Problem oriented records (PORs) were invented to improve organization of the patient record. It is a more systematic method of documentation that consists of four components: database, problem list, initial plan, and progress notes. documentation that consists of four components: database, problem list, initial plan, and progress notes....
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- Spring '11