The TONK score: a tool for assessing quality in trauma and orthopaedic note-keeping

@inproceedings{Khan2015TheTS,
  title={The TONK score: a tool for assessing quality in trauma and orthopaedic note-keeping},
  author={Zeeshan Tariq Khan and A E Sayers and Mohammad Usman Khattak and Iain Richard Chambers},
  booktitle={SICOT-J},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Medical case notes are the only lasting interpretation of a patient-physician interaction and are important for good quality patient care. Accurate, legible and contemporaneous note-keeping is important however it can be substandard. This can lead to errors in handover of patients and to medicolegal vulnerability. We present a comprehensive auditing tool for Trauma & Orthopaedics medical case notes and our experience in using it over the last 12 months. PATIENTS AND METHODS The… CONTINUE READING

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