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    What is the JCAHO's role regarding its documentation requirements?

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    You worked for a number of years in the office of a family physician who has just retired. You have now taken a position on a busy surgical floor of a local, acute-care hospital. You frequently hear references to JCAHO requirements for documenting a patient's pain assessment and treatment, documenting medication administration, or documenting verbal telephone orders.

    Identify 3 requirements for documenting each of the following:

    * a patient's pain assessment and treatment
    * medication administration
    * verbal telephone orders

    What is your opinion on JCAHO's role regarding its documentation requirements to which accredited facilities must comply?

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