SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 3
Any military or civilian document that gives information on the evaluations,
findings, diagnoses, and treatment of a patient. (para 3-2a)
A record prepared by a hospital, convalescent center, or fixed troop/health clinic
for any patient admitted for inpatient medical or dental care. (para 3-2d)
Not permanent, not necessarily continuous, and not always locally available.
To provide a record of patient care and treatment.
To plan patient care.
To provide a means of communication.
To protect the interest of the patient and the government.
To provide documentation for accreditation.
End of Lesson 3