Surgical templates for orthopedic operative reports

Orthopedics. 2002 Jun;25(6):639-42.


Generating an operative report after a surgical procedure is a critical but time-consuming and expensive task for every physician. Use of a template can shorten this process. This article describes an easy method by which a physician can create a template that can be customized to allow discussion of unique features of a given case.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Forms and Records Control / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Medical Records
  • Orthopedic Procedures*
  • Word Processing