Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 4 | Lecture: b | Slide: 12
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Health Care Processes and Decision Making
Lecture:Gathering data and analyzing findings Making a diagnosis The impact of EHRs and technology on clinical decision-making
Slide content:Analyzing Findings - 2 Part 2: Finding Patterns and Meaning in the Data 12
Slide notes:The first step in analyzing the clinical data is to give it some structureto rearrange the information to fit the standard format of the history and physical. The next step is to try to find patterns and meaning in the data, connecting the patients symptoms and signs to what the clinician knows about the pathophysiology [ path -oh-fiz-ee- ol -uh-jee] and manifestations of disease. 12