[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Gnumed-devel] how and when to select encounter type

From: Ian Haywood
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] how and when to select encounter type
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 13:21:37 +1100

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 02:10:45 +0100
Karsten Hilbert <address@hidden> wrote:

> Another approach would be to delay asking for the type of
> encounter until something get's written to the patient's
> clinical (?) record. The question arises whether that's
> sufficient and whether we'd want to record "administrative"
> encounters as such as well (say, the patient just comes in to
> change her address details). 
I think reads should be logged (for a number of reasons)
> avoid creating an encounter when just looking up some data,
> say, revisiting a stored referral report for memory jogging.
But, no, IMHO an "encounter" at least implies soome clinical decision (however 
otherwise the record will quickly fill with excessive records.


PGP public key E750652E at
9BF0 67B7 F84F F7EE 0C42  C063 28FC BC52 E750 652E

Attachment: pgpAy5mCTFhue.pgp
Description: PGP signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]