Creating and Editing Lab Tests

This lesion will explain how to create a individual lab tests with reference ranges.  These lab tests can be pulled into Lab Docuplates for documentation of lab results in your clinic  Lab docuplates will be discussed in the next lesson.

Lab Tests

Lab Tests

1. Go to the Tools Menu

2. Click on Lab Tests

Add a Lab Test

Add a Lab Test

To create a specific lab test you will click on the green (+).  This will bring up the Lab Test editor

Create Labs with Numeric Ranges

Create Labs with Numeric Ranges

1. Select Test Type

2. Enter Test Name

3. Enter Test Description

4. Select Test Units.

5. Enter Reference Ranges for Adult Male, Adult Female, Child and General.

6. Click OK.

Create Labs with Pick List Values

Create Labs with Pick List Values

1. Select Test Type

2. Enter Test Name

3. Enter Test Description

4. Enter Pick list value press the "Enter key" and enter second Value. Press the "Enter Key" and enter third value.  Continue until all values are entered in this box

5. Press OK to save this lab test.

Create Labs with Text Fields

Create Labs with Text Fields

Text Field labs allow the user to free text lab findings into the lab docuplate.  These are not graph-able.

Edit

Edit

To Edit an Existing Lab  

1. Highlight lab to edit.

2. Click on the Edit Icon.

Numeric Range

Numeric Range

Make necessary changes to Lab Test and press OK to save.

1 Comments

Shelley Overholt

I have tried editing the reference range on existing labs so that they match MY lab's normal range (such as WBC's), and then when I go to pull it into my chart, the old reference ranges come up. I have done all of the above steps.

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