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There have been many take-offs on the problem-oriented medical record (POMR). The best I know of was a movie made by a trainee about a giant chart that was wheeled into the emergency room on a stretcher. Closed chart massage and other resuscitative efforts were attempted and failed. Finally at the climax, the true problem-oriented autopsy was performed.
This book is another take-off on the POMR but one that is more practical. Its goal is "to outline a method of patient care based on a logical and intellectually ordered record that demonstrates scientific precision of thought in the daily business
A Syllabus of Problem-Oriented Patient Care.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:127–128. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-1-127_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(1):127-128.
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