The Soap notes are documents issued by health care providers to create notes or patient chart. These notes consist on the subjective, objective, assessment and planning. The soap notes are medical documents which are also used in admission of the patient. Nowadays soap notes are normally found in electronic medical records and used by the health care providers. It was originally created by the physician, who is present at the time or only the health care providers allow providing these notes. Soap notes are extreme arrangement for the report of patient progress during care and treatment. Most of the medical records are based on the soap notes or charts of the patient.
Soap notes are maintain on four portion first is subjective in which the history of patient is discussed, second portion s objective in which the physicians observe the condition of patient, third portion is assessment in which opinion of physicians are mentioned and last part of soap note is planning in which steps are taken to treat the patient. The soap notes also help the physician to communicate with others and discuss the condition of the patient. There are various stages where you use the soap notes effectively and present your cases during treatment.