Can I store pathology findings within my dental software?
The answer is yes. Your dental software has the ability to store pathology findings within the patient record. To access this feature, open your patient then click on the Pathology button.
The pathology screen is shown below.
To enter any findings from a pathology observation, click on the Examination button.
You will be presented with the following dialog box.
Click Yes to create the new exam.
Select your performer from the list and click OK.
To add an observation, simply click on the affected area on the diagram (shown above). The following window will appear.
Select what you wish to add by selecting an item from the Type dropdown.
After selecting the Type you can chose the Size, you can also add any notes into the text box. Click Save to add your observation to the chart. This is how it will look on the chart (below).
The dots will appear larger and smaller dependant on the size you entered.
You also have the key in the top right hand corner so at a glance you can distinguish what each colour stands for.
To turn to extra oral view, click on the tab at the top of the screen.
Just like the intra oral view, click on the area you wish to add your observation to.
Make your selection from the following window.
Click Save to confirm.
The key is displayed at the bottom of the page for extra oral view.
Once you have added your observations click on the Save button in the top left hand corner.
You can also cancel all observations and print out the chart.
This will be stored in the left hand column in the initial Pathology screen.
Click on the date to view an observations added on that specific day.
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