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Disclosure


Maintaining trust

Documentation


Close up of physician inputting data to electronic chartThe progress notes should include the following details concerning the disclosure meeting:
  • time, location, and date of the meeting
  • name and roles of those present
  • facts presented in the discussion
  • participants' reactions and responses
  • agreed-upon next steps
  • any plan for providing follow-up and further information to the patient and family, if appropriate
  • name and details of the patient's contact person

For more information see documentation.