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Phrase Construction

Version 14.19

About Phrase Construction

Path: Various > Book Icon
Path: Clinical tab > Phrases

Phrase Construction assists with the creation of notes and other text-based descriptions.  The Phrase Construction Library is organized into four levels:

  • Volume: Each volume is organized into topics (or notebooks)
  • Notebooks: The blue tabs organize the view of the different notebooks or selects a notebook from the complete list found in the index.
  • Pages: Each notebook contains a wide array of problems, organized into sub-groups or pages.
  • Phrases: Each page contains a number of phrases or labels that describe a problem.
Note:  Bookmarking pages in OP is a global setting for all users.

Phrase Construction Map

Number
SectionDescription

1

Phrase Construction ToolbarThe phrase construction toolbar contains the tools to control the phrase construction volume.  You can refresh the TOC, create/edit notebooks, create/edit pages, create labels, create/clear bookmarks, and import/export notebooks. Items that appear in the Phrase Construction toolbar are dependent upon the selection made in the Toolbars drop down.

2

Toolbar dropdownThe Toolbar dropdown selects what toolbar controls will be visible.  Selections include Phrase Construction Properties, Done button, Import Properties, and Refresh TOC.

3

Volume dropdownThe Volume dropdown selects the phrase construction volume that that will be used.  Selections are Main, Meds, and PV1.

4

Construction buttonsThe Construction buttons help create the phrases.  These buttons include Auto bullets (list mode), auto numbering (list mode), list/text toggle, positive and negative prefix, insert (comma, period, semicolon, backspace, paragraph).

5

Notebook tabsThe Notebook tabs organize the view of the different notebooks or selects a notebook from the complete list found on the index.

6

PagesPages are the problem sub-groups within the notebook.

7

Additional Words/SymbolsThe Additional Words/Symbols help to complete the new phrase during phrase construction

8

Phrases/LabelsThe Phrases or Labels used to create descriptions of items or problems
9
New PhraseThe New Phrase panel contains the phrase that you are creating.  
  • Click the Clear button to clear the phrase from the New Phrase panel and begin again.  
  • Click the Done button to save and apply the new phrase and close the window.

Customizing Library Volumes

Each practice can modify, reorganize or add new notebooks, pages or phrases to meet specific needs. Multi-specialty practices, for example, can have a wide range of specialized notebooks, including:

  • "P.T." - Pre-written exercise instruction sheets
  • "Nutrition" - Notebooks devoted to diet and nutritional protocols
  • "Orthopedist" - Pre-written muscle-strengthening exercises
  • "Surgeon" - Pre- and post-operative instructions
Version 14.10

About Phrase Construction

Path: Various > Book Icon
Path: Utilities Menu > Manage Clinical Features > Phrase Construction (Keyboard Shortcut keys: [Alt][U][F][P])

Phrase Construction assists with the creation of notes and other text-based descriptions.  The Phrase Construction Library is organized into four levels:

  • Volume: Each volume is organized into topics (or notebooks)
  • Notebooks: The blue tabs organize the view of the different notebooks or selects a notebook from the complete list found in the index.
  • Pages: Each notebook contains a wide array of problems, organized into sub-groups or pages.
  • Phrases: Each page contains a number of phrases or labels that describe a problem.
Note:  Bookmarking pages in OP is a global setting for all users.

Phrase Construction Map

Number
SectionDescription

1

Phrase Construction ToolbarThe phrase construction toolbar contains the tools to control the phrase construction volume.  You can refresh the TOC, create/edit notebooks, create/edit pages, create labels, create/clear bookmarks, and import/export notebooks. Items that appear in the Phrase Construction toolbar are dependent upon the selection made in the Toolbars drop down.

2

Toolbar dropdownThe Toolbar dropdown selects what toolbar controls will be visible.  Selections include Phrase Construction Properties, Done button, Import Properties, and Refresh TOC.

3

Volume dropdownThe Volume dropdown selects the phrase construction volume that that will be used.  Selections are Main, Meds, and PV1.

4

Construction buttonsThe Construction buttons help create the phrases.  These buttons include Auto bullets (list mode), auto numbering (list mode), list/text toggle, positive and negative prefix, insert (comma, period, semicolon, backspace, paragraph).

5

Notebook tabsThe Notebook tabs organize the view of the different notebooks or selects a notebook from the complete list found on the index.

6

PagesPages are the problem sub-groups within the notebook.

7

Additional Words/SymbolsThe Additional Words/Symbols help to complete the new phrase during phrase construction

8

Phrases/LabelsThe Phrases or Labels used to create descriptions of items or problems
9
New PhraseThe New Phrase panel contains the phrase that you are creating.  
  • Click the Clear button to clear the phrase from the New Phrase panel and begin again.  
  • Click the Cancel button to cancel changes made in the phrase construction window and close the window.  
  • Click the Done button to save and apply the new phrase and close the window.

Customizing Library Volumes

Each practice can modify, reorganize or add new notebooks, pages or phrases to meet specific needs. Multi-specialty practices, for example, can have a wide range of specialized notebooks, including:

  • "P.T." - Pre-written exercise instruction sheets
  • "Nutrition" - Notebooks devoted to diet and nutritional protocols
  • "Orthopedist" - Pre-written muscle-strengthening exercises
  • "Surgeon" - Pre- and post-operative instructions