The 'significant seven' issues about medical charting and diabetic patients
from Podiary Management
Does treating diabetic patients pose challenges in charting? Diabetes is among the most common diagnoses seen in people who sue podiatrists. Treating diabetic patients, which almost all of us do, substantially increases our risk of being sued. All the obvious rules of charting apply. Certainly, do not change your chart, unless the change is dated, signed, and what is being changed is not blacked out or deleted. All entries should be contemporaneous.
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