master problem list


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master problem list

a list of a patient's problems that serves as an index to his or her record. Each problem, the date when it was first noted, the treatment, and the desired outcome are added to the list as each becomes known. Thus the list provides an ongoing guide for reviewing the health status and planning the care of the patient. See also SOAP.

master

superior, overseer.

master problem list
see problem-oriented medical record.
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