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(1) A bundle of information that is a common currency for groupware communication, including text and relevant formatting details, graphics, audio and video.
(2) An ordered presentation of XML elements, possibly including text and tabular analyses, descriptions and figures. In HL7, a document can be either a physical entity (e.g., paper) or a logical entity (e.g., content), and is defined by certain parameters:
• Potential for authentication;
• Human readability;
noun See Informed consent document.
verb To formally record information, usually in a permanent, legally acceptable fashion, and usually as written and/or signed notes, order forms, and others.
noun Any aggregate of data, either on paper or in an electronic format; a document may be handwritten or typed, have illustrations and graphics, and may be legally binding.
noun See Source document.