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chart warA popular term for a Pt management-related skirmish between 2 physicians or services that occurs in writing on the pages of a Pt's chart, with attacks and ripostes in the form of progress notes, with each party questioning the other's justification for performing a particular procedure. See Chart.
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chart war(chahrt wōr)
Disagreements or criticisms over patient treatment expressed by medical professionals as they keep written patient records; usually indicates that such professionals have not met to resolve such disputes.
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