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SOAP

 
acronym for subjective data, objective data, assessment, plan, the way the progress notes are organized in problem-oriented record keeping.

soap

 [sōp]
any compound of one or more fatty acids, or their equivalents, with an alkali. Soap is detergent and used as a cleanser.
green soap (medicinal soap) (soft soap) a soap made from vegetable oils other than coconut oil or palm kernel oil, potassium hydroxide as an alkali, and glycerin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOAP

(sōp),
Acronym for subjective, objective, assessment, and plan; used in problem-oriented records for organizing follow-up data, evaluation, and planning.

soap

(sōp),
The sodium or potassium salts of long-chain fatty acids (for example, sodium stearate); used as an emulsifier for cleansing purposes and as an excipient in the making of pills and suppositories.
[A.S. sape, L. sapo, G. sapōn]
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SOAP

Abbreviation for:
Shipley Ophthalmic Assessment Programme
subjective, objective, assessment and plan
systolic ophthalmic artery pressure
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOAP

Patient records A standard format for physician charting of Pt exams on a problem-based Pt record; SOAP combines patient complaints and physician determinations. See Hospital chart, Medical record.
SOAP
Subjective data–supplied by the Pt or family
Objective data–physical examination and laboratory data
Assessment–a summary of significant–if any new data, physician conclusions
Plan–intended diagnostic or therapeutic action
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

SOAP

(sōp)
Acronym for the conceptual device used by clinicians to organize the progress notes in the problem-oriented record; S stands for subjective data provided by the patient, O for objective data gathered by health care professionals in the clinical setting, A for the assessment of the patient's condition, and P for the plan for the patient's care.

soap

(sōp)
The sodium or potassium salts of long-chain fatty acids (e.g., sodium stearate); used for cleansing purposes and as an excipient in the making of pills and suppositories.
[A.S. sape, L. sapo, G. sapōn]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

SOAP

(sōp)
Acronym for subjective, objective, assessment, and plan; used in problem-oriented records for organizing follow-up data, evaluation, and planning.

soap

(sōp)
Sodium or potassium salts of long-chain fatty acids; used as an emulsifier for cleansing purposes and as an excipient in making of pills and suppositories.
[A.S. sape, L. sapo, G. sapōn]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012