The Design Guidance – Clinical Noting in Forms: Admissions Clerking document provides guidance and recommendations for the
design and functionality needed to enable electronic clinical noting, especially in the area of acute admissions clerking.
The admissions clerking guidance shows not only how to feature standard user interface fields but also how to capture more specialized
data entry structures. In this and other ways, the guidance exemplifies potential solutions for a wider set of clinical noting user interface
The admissions clerking form is particularly significant for patient safety and clinical usability because:
The guidance describes how to make entries on the admissions clerking form, the methods for displaying and arranging sets of fields
and outlines general principles for structuring forms. It includes recommendations for: