How to change the wrong quantity of medication on the flowsheet?
Modified on: Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 at 1:07 PM
Let's say you select Butorphanol to add to your flowsheet and enter 0.4 ml as the total volume, and only afterward, you realize your mistake. No worries, there is a way to fix this.
If you update the medication (dosage or total dose), these changes will not be reflected for the executed parameters (with the initials you have already entered) but will affect the further treatments. This allows you to change medication quantity over time (e.g. you might have a patient on a drug where you taper the dose down as they recover, but you don't want those changes to update previous instances you gave that medication), keeping an accurate Billing and Medical Record report.
When you enter the initials into the cell, a preset dose (e.g. 0.4 ml) is immediately transferred to the Medical Record and Billing for this treatment. This value can still be updated, but to make it correct in terms of medical records, we recommend that you follow these steps:
1. Remove initials from the cell:
2. Open the parameter for editing, set the correct Dosage or Total dose (e.g. 0.2 ml) and click DONE:
3. Replace the initials (you may want to add a note e.g. Corrected volume, to indicate that it was actually given incorrectly the first time):
Thus, this change is correctly reflected in the Medical Records:
As well as in Billing:
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