MAI140 Ch 1

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MAI140 Ch 1
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2010-12-03 14:58:56
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The Medical Record: Key Terms
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  1. The physician responsible for the care of a hospitalized patient.
    Attending physician
  2. The process of making written enteries about a patient in the medical record.
    Charting
  3. A narrative report of an opinion about a patient's condition by a practitioner other than the attending physician.
    Consultation report
  4. The scientific method of determining and identifying a patient's condition.
    Diagnosis
  5. A procedure performed to assist in the diagnosis, management, or treatment of a patient's condition.
    Diagnostic procedure
  6. A medical record that is stored on a computer.
    Electronic medical record
  7. A brief summary of the significant events of a patient's hospitalization.
    Discharge summary report
  8. Occurring or affecting members of a family more frequently than would be expected by chance.
    Familial
  9. A collection of subjective data about a patient.
    Health history report
  10. The consent given by a patient for medical treatment after being informed of the procedure.
    Informed consent
  11. A patient who has been admitted to the hospital for at least one overnight stay.
    Inpatient
  12. The conclusions reached by the physician from an interpretation of data.
    Medical impressions
  13. A written record of the important information regarding a patient.
    Medical record
  14. A symptom that can be observed by an examiner.
    Objective symptom
  15. An individual receiving medical care.
    Patient
  16. A report of the objective findings from the physician's assessment of each body system.
    Physical examination report
  17. Any conditin that requires further observation, dianosis, management, or patient education.
    Problem
  18. The probable course and outcome of a disease and the prospect for recovery.
    Prognosis
  19. A symptom felt by the patient but not observed by the examiner.
    Subjective symptom
  20. Any change in the body or its functioning indicative that a disease is present.
    Symptom

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