Idea Exchange: Don't mistake Prince for a princess—color code your patient records

Idea Exchange: Don't mistake Prince for a princess—color code your patient records

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Oct 01, 2012
By dvm360.com staff



We print our patient records on pink paper if the patient is female and on blue paper if the patient is male. Color coding our records helps us to know at a glance whether to refer to a pet as he or she when talking with its owner.

Dr. Robert Henrickson
Manhasset, N.Y.