Adding Cervical Cytology

To record a smear has been taken:

  1. From Consultation Manager , select the patient required and start a consultation if required.
  2. Select Add - Cytology, remember you can use <Alt+A> then <Alt+Y> if you require.
  3. The Cervical Cytology - Add screen displays:

  1. Complete as follows:
    • Date Smear Performed - Defaults to today's date, update as required.
    • Clinician - Defaults to the staff member or GP signed on for the current session, update as required.
    • Private - Defaults to unticked, tick if you are recording a private consultation.
    • Read Term for Result- Defaults to 6859.00 Ca cervix - screen done, update if required.
    • Inflamation Category - Defaults to <None>, update if known.
    • Date Smear Reported - Defaults to <None>, update if known.
    • In Practice - Defaults to In this Practice, update if required.
    • Target Report:
      • Exclude from Target Report - Tick if this patient should be excluded from the target reports.
      • Reason for Exclusion - Select a valid exclusion reason if appropriate.
    • Notes - Select to add free text if required.
    • Recall - Select to add recall dates if required.
  2. Select OK to save and close.

Other ways to add blood pressure entries include:

  • Vision + alert window
  • An existing cytology entry

Simply right click on the entry and select Add.

Note- The quickest way to record a smear has been taken is to select Add - Cytology and then simply select OK. This record needs to be edited when the result is received.
See Recording a Smear Result for further details.