Keywords: Documentation, Chest Pain (PubMed Search)
Posted: 3/23/2009 by Rob Rogers, MD
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Documentation of the Chest Pain Patient
Chest pain is a high risk entity in emergency medicine. And since many patients we see with chest pain are eventually discharged, we should consider what our charts should look like should we discharge a patient who has a missed life-threatening diagnosis. In other words, what would an attorney look for?
Considerations for the chart:
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