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    Question Offic visit and X-ray same day

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    I have a question.. when our doctor sees a patient and performs an x-ray on the same day, can he dictate it on one report or should he do the x-ray results on another report
    Regina S. Blanton

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    Apr 2007


    It has been recommended to us by many chart auditors to place the xray note in a seperate location of the chart titled Reports/Lab/Xrays. Our doctors dictate it in the body of the office note and the transcription service "pulls" it out and places it on its own sheet.


    Date of Service: xx/xx/xxxx

    Radiology Report: Patient name DOB

    Exam: Left knee

    Xray: Standing AP, 30 degree PA, lateral and patellar views of the left knee were obtained. The patient's left knee has significant degenerative change about the medial compartment.

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