- 0May 7, '07 by PachinkoThat's what they call them here, at least--the little grids that you can use to do shorthand recording of lab values. One (I think) looks like a big x, and the other is longer, with hash marks.
OK, I'm doing a crappy idea of describing this, but someone more knowledgeable will know what I'm talking about. Anyone know where I can find an example of one so I know how they're used. I googled "fishscale" and "fish scale" with "labs" and came up with nothing. Thanks--
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- 0May 7, '07 by loricatusI think what you are looking for is on the 4th page of this attachment
- 0May 7, '07 by Daytonitei thought that might be what the op was referring to. yours is a much better example of what i found on this webpage:
http://www.phoenix.tc-ieee.org/000_b...006-09-10.html - position coded electrolytes. halfway down the page the physician shorthand for the chem 7 (probably the fishscale you are referring to) and the cbc are shown as best possible with the software program.
basically, the structure and contents of the grid is this (hard to create the look on this software program):
sodium |chloride|** bun**/----------------------------glucosepotassium|bicarb|creatinine\
- 0May 14, '07 by elcueQuote from oramarMe too! Thanks. Have a good week, everyone. LindaOne thing you can say about nursing is you learn something new everyday even if you live to be 100. All those years I have been looking at those things(40), never heard them called fish scales before. Interesting....
- 0Nov 23, '11 by MangoGirlTemplate usage is inconsistent. Below are links to variations I have found. Also attached below is a PDF file that includes fishbone templates/grids for labs. You should pick one you like and use it consistently for your own use. If there is a standard at your place of employment, you should (obviously) conform.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_metabolic_panel (Grid is half-way down the page under "Reporting")