Clinical Chart Overview
Selecting a patient from the search results
list displays that patient's clinical chart.
The chart is organized as follows:
The following actions can be performed from
the clinical chart:
- medicines -
Organized by medicine category:
cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal,
infections, CNS, endocrine, hematoligical, urological,
musculoskelatal, allergies, unspecified.
- family history
- social history
- historical data
- lab results
- View item - Selecting an item in the
clinical list displays the details for that item.
If a medicine, the brand name, strength, dosage,
frequency, etc., is displayed.
If a medical item, the associated text is displayed.
If an item contains a Microsoft Word document
or graphic image, it can be displayed by a viewer
or the browser.
- Add item - New medicines can be prescribed
and new procedures, allergies, etc., can be added.
- Renew medicine - Existing prescriptions can
- Remove item - Items can be
inactivated for these reasons: cured, allergy,
ineffective, or void (unintended). While doctors
cannot modify items added by other doctors, they
can remove medicines prescribed by other doctors.
Removed items are not really deleted, but moved
to the patient's inactive data area.
Unless overridden, the clinical chart only
shows active items.
- Print/fax prescriptions - Print prescriptions
for the newly added medicines, or fax them directly to
the patient's pharmacy.
- Print summary - Print a summary of the
- Print encounter sheet -
The encounter sheet aids doctors and nurses
during patient visits.
Medicines on DEA schedules II and III (narcotics) are
preceded by an ! and are displayed with stronger colors.
Clinical chart areas are sorted by date (newest first),
except medicines which are sorted by category.
Due to page size limitations, the phone client shows the
chart in sections when it cannot fit in one page.
Last update 03/25/00