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When writing medical notes, some clinicians include an appreciation of their patient’s personality and disposition in their opening line (the “chief complaint”), or when they’re wrapping up (in the “assessment and plan”), or in both locations. You know — it goes like this: “CC: Ms. Smith is a very pleasant 62-year-old woman admitted with …” or: “A/P: To summarize, […]
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