⚡ Quick start: This topic provides a high level overview of the steps required to quickly complete the task. For detailed instructions, refer to the comprehensive help topics Recording patient vitals and measurements in encounters and outside of encounters.
From an encounter
In the Examination section of the encounter, click Add Vitals.
Enter the values and click Save (floppy disk icon).
Outside of an encounter
1. Expand the Vitals section:
From the summary view of the patient’s chart, navigate to the Patient Data section and Expand the Vitals section, or
In the Quick Menu or the Start/Open menu, select Patient Data and Expand the Vitals section.
2. Click any vital value or No Entry to open the vitals entry window.
3. Enter the vitals in the appropriate fields.
📌 Note: If there is an existing vital entry in the field, delete the vital in the pop-up window and enter the new value(s). Updated appears to the right of the vital.
4. Click Save once you are finished entering vitals.
Updated March 20, 2023