problem-oriented record

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problem-oriented record prob·lem-o·ri·ent·ed record (prŏb'ləm-ôr'ē-ěn'tĭd)
n.
Abbr. POR
A system of record keeping in which a list of the patient's problems is created and relevant medical history, physical findings, laboratory data, medications and treatments are listed under the appropriate medical problem.

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