Physical Exam

The Physical Exam section allows the provider to record information about the physical exam portion of the encounter. This feature allows the user to retrieve or modify the summary of Physical examination. The Physical Exam Template Reference are configured in the system. The user will be able to retrieve the list of physical exam templates.

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Get list of physical exam findings and notes for given encounter

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/v1/{practiceid}/chart/encounter/{encounterid}/physicalexam
Retrieves a Physical Exam summary for a specific encounter
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Input Parameters

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practiceid integer practiceid
encounterid integer encounterid
showstructured boolean If true, returns the physical exam as structured data. If false, returns it via lightly-HTML marked up English text, as displayed in the athenanet encounter summary.
ccdaoutputformat boolean This parameter will place quotes around HTML tag qualifier values.
templateids array If templateids is passed in, it will return only the template data for the array of ids passed in. The showstructured flag must be true to use this. Please note: this will cause the results to return the physical exam template, and not the data selected for the current encounter.

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lastmodifiedby string A string representing the username of the user who last modified the physical exam section.
lastmodifieddatetime string The last time any information in the physical exam section was modified
physicalexam array The structured physical exam data. It is structured as a list of paragraphs, each containing a list of sentences, each containing a list of findings.
sectionnote string The structured section-level note for the physical exam section.
sectionnotelastmodifiedby string A string representing the username of a the user who last modified the physical exam section note.
sectionnotelastmodifieddatetime string The last time the physical exam section note was modified
summarytext string The unstructured summary
templatedata array An array of objects each containing the name and id for physical exam templates attached to the encounter.
templates string The comma separated list of selected physical exam templates used
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Update list of physical exam findings and notes for given encounter

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/v1/{practiceid}/chart/encounter/{encounterid}/physicalexam
Modifies a Physical Exam summary for a specific encounter
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Input Parameters

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practiceid integer practiceid
encounterid integer encounterid
Content-Type string Content type of the payload

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errormessage string If the operation failed, this will contain any error messages.
success string Whether the operation was successful.
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Get template for patient physical exam

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/v1/{practiceid}/chart/encounter/{encounterid}/physicalexam/templates
BETA: Retrieves the list of Physical Exam templates for this encounter
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Input Parameters

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practiceid integer practiceid
encounterid integer encounterid
limit integer Number of entries to return (default 1500, max 5000)
offset integer Starting point of entries; 0-indexed

Output Parameters

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ageunits string The units for measuring age. (Y=years, M=months, W=weeks, D=days)
goals string If true, this template contains findings that can be used as goals in the Assessment and Plan.
maxage integer The maximum age filtered by this template
minage integer The minimum age filtered by this template
name string The name of the template
note string The note attached to this template
sex string The sex filtered by this template
templateid integer The template ID.
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