EXERCISES, LESSON 3, SECTION I
It is recommended that you work the following exercises before beginning the next
section of the lesson. After you have completed the exercises, check your answers
against the solutions following the exercises. For any answer missed, reread the
material referenced in the solution.
MULTIPLE-CHOICE. Select the ONE response that BEST completes the statement or
BEST answers the question.
According to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health organizations, the
medical record serves as the basis for planning patient care and provides
___________________in evaluation and treatment.
The medical record provides documentary evidence throughout the course of a
patient's medical evaluation and treatment, whether it be as an inpatient, an
outpatient, during an emergency, or under a hospital-administered
Medical records document __________________between responsible
practitioners and any other health care professionals contributing to the patient's
Levels of responsibility.
Medical records can be used to protect the _________________________
of the patient, the responsible health care providers, and the hospital.