patient-held records

patient-held records

Complete or partial health or social care records held by assessed patients with certain conditions (e.g., with diabetes or terminal cancer), which are in a readable form (e.g., for drug prescriptions, shared care maternity records, etc.) and may improve care planning as such records ensure consistency across primary and secondary care.
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Writing from Bloemfontein, Dirk Hagemeister [2] asks why the patient-held records, which have become such a routine part of ART and tuberculosis (TB) care for many of our patients, are less than routine for many of our doctors (and readers).
The material incorporates expected areas such as law, quality and patient-held records as well as less obvious ones like filing, action planning and records as a management tool.
The Pre-hospital Obstetric Emergency Training (POET) programme provides an introduction to the obstetric patient and the anatomical and physiological changes that occur during pregnancy (including interpretation of patient-held records and rapid assessment of the obstetric patient).
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