Documentation and Coding in Family Medicine – a Proposal for Solution

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2011.0400

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Keywords: Classifications Documentation Reason for Encounter Family Practitioner

Summary: Medical documentation primarily serves the management of clinical care of individual patients. Coding is not categorically necessary for this purpose. In contrast, medical classifications like the International Classification


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