Jul-Aug 2002

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Features

Prescription Writing to Maximize Patient Safety

Reducing Risks for Patients Receiving Warfarin

Four Principles for Better Test-Result Tracking

Departments

Editor's Page

What's Wrong With This Practice?
Robert L. Edsall

Editorial

Can We Avoid Errors in Family Practice?
Marc L. Rivo

Getting Paid

An Easy Way to Analyze E/M Coding for Group Practices
Reed Tinsley

Improving Patient Care

The Power of Two: Improving Patient Safety Through Better Physician-Patient Communication
Greg Meyer ; Louise Arnheim

Patient Education

20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
Greg Meyer ; Louise Arnheim

Balancing Act

When Medical Errors Hit Home
Deborah McPherson

Coding & Documentation

ER Procedures and AdmissionBilling for Nursing Home WorkRemoving a Nuchal Lipoma

Ask FPM

When Patients Request Their RecordsReasonable Bad DebtIncluding the Correct Diagnosis on a Claim

Practice Diary

If It Walks Like a DuckStatements and Stickers

Monitor

AAFP Establishes Patient Safety CenterTwo Patient Safety Bills Introduced in CongressDocumentation Guidelines: A Thing of the Past?

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Disclosure

All editors and editorial advisory board members in a position to control content for this activity, FPM journal, are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships. View disclosures.

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