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Letters Aspects of summary care records

GP computerised summaries may not be accurate or complete

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 26 June 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1453
  1. Pamela J F Smith, medical records summariser and former general practitioner
  1. 1Stockport
  1. pjfsmith1{at}

The focus group in the study by Greenhalgh et al was concerned about the quality of data in the summary care record.1 Computerised medical summaries in primary care may not be accurate or complete mainly because of errors in transferring information from written …

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