hospital chart

hospital chart

A type of medical record that documents the course of a Pt from the moment of admission to a hospital to the time of discharge. See Chart war.
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Duncan's hospital chart shows she was, at least once, with the victim.
We assessed these case definitions against a criterion standard of influenza diagnosis on the hospital chart, determined by a physician reviewer blinded to the electronic values for the case definitions.
It provided easy access and retrievability; it was a short five-to-eight-page complete medical record; it was easy to review it quickly, and to duplicate it for a referring physician or a hospital chart if the patient was admitted.
Dr Emma Igras told the court that she noted on James Edward Phillips' hospital chart that the oesophagus was "inadvertently torn" during the procedure at Bundaberg Base Hospital in May 2003.
He was diagnosed with a mass on his kidney according to his hospital chart.
A review of the hospital chart from 12 years earlier revealed that he had not received an ototoxic antibiotic.
In our experience, what happens is that instead of calling or otherwise directly communicating with the clinician, the radiologist or pathologist simply mentions a suspicion of a significant disease in his or her report and puts the report in the patient's hospital chart or mail in the normal course of business.
Richmond also worked on a pilot project that enables nurses to use Blackberry PDAs to capture clinical information from the hospital chart while they are in the field.
The authors assessed environmental-temperature injury among Montreal Island (and Ile-Bizard) residents through coroner's reports, death certificate data, hospital discharge data, and hospital chart reviews.
You can give oral instructions if they are properly written on your hospital chart.
Another tip is to print your name and beeper number when you write an order in a hospital chart so the nurse or pharmacist can call you if there is any confusion.

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