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Patient Allergies

View, enter, or edit a patient's allergies on the Medical window, Allergies tab. To open the window:

  1. In the Chart module, double click the pink medical area.
  2. Click the Allergies tab.

Add Allergy: Add an allergy from the Allergy Master List.
Show Inactive Allergies: List allergies that have been marked inactive.
Allergies: A list of entered allergies. Double click an allergy to edit. The InfoButton may show if EHR is turned on.

Active allergies show in the Chart module medical area in bold red. Every time you add, edit or remove a patient allergy, an entry is made in the Audit Trail.

Add or Edit an Allergy

  1. Click Add Allergy, or double click an existing allergy to edit.

  1. Enter the allergy details.

    Allergy:  Select the allergy.  All available options are those set up in the Allergy Master List
    Snomed CT Reaction (EHR only): Click [...] to select a SNOMED CT code. Click None to clear the box.  Sent in the .xml of a Summary of Care.
    Reaction Description:  Enter the allergic reaction (optional). 
    Date Adverse Reaction:  Enter the date of the reaction (optional).
    Is Active: By default the box is checked.  To mark an allergy inactive, uncheck the box. 

  2. Click OK to save.


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