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Templates, Smart Phrases and SOAP

Managing Professional Risks | Patient Records, Charting, and Documentation Protocols
Templates, Smart Phrases and SOAP
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While every patient’s record, and the notes it contains, must be specific to the patient undergoing examination and treatment, much of what is written in the chart can be seen as common to almost every patient. That can make it challenging to make what’s noted in the record seem unique to a particular patient. This reality of dentistry can make the concept of using templates, drop ...