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Reviewing medical alerts

You can indicate that you have reviewed a patient's medical alerts.  You can also view medical alerts and mark them as having been reviewed when performing a medical history review.

To review a patient's medical alerts

1.   Do one of the following:

·        With a patient selected in the Family File, double-click the Medical Alerts block, or click the button in that block.

·        With a patient selected in the Patient Chart, from the File menu click Medical Alerts.

·        With a patient selected in the Ledger, from the File menu click Medical Alerts.

·        In a patient's Treatment Planner, from the File menu, click Medical Alerts.

·        With a patient's appointment selected in the Appointment Book, right-click that appointment, click Medical Alerts/Notes to open the Medical Alerts/Notes dialog box, and then click Edit. Or, with an appointment selected, from the File menu, click Medical Alerts.

The Medical Alerts dialog box appears with a listing of any existing medical alerts/problems, medications/prescriptions, and allergies.

2.   When you are finished reviewing the alerts, from the Medical Alert Review button menu, click one of the following options:

·        Reviewed Medical Alerts - To specify that you have reviewed the patient's medical alerts.

·        Reviewed and Attach Related Referral - To specify that you have reviewed the patient's medical alerts and to attach a referral (by). In the Select Referral Acts dialog box that appears, select a referral, and then click OK.

Tip: Click New to add, edit, and delete referrals in the patient's Family File.

·        View Medical Alert Review History - To view a history of medical alert reviews that were recorded for this patient.