Admission ∧ Discharge Documents

Daily or weekly review of all inpatient and outpatient admissions and discharges facilitates quick casefinding process since these documents present clinical or pathological diagnosis of cancer. Below is an example of an admission/discharge report. In this example, the lung cancer should be evaluated for inclusion in the registry.

Sample Admission/Discharge Report

Admission/Discharge Date xx/xx/xxxx
Name Health Record # Department Room Payor Date Dx
Lname, Fname
xxxxxx Med Onc 201-B BC xx/xx/xxxx Lung cancer
Lname, Fname
xxxxxx OB 104-B Pri xx/xx/xxxx Vaginal