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charting the level of the spinal

  1. 0 How do you chart dermatones properly. At one facility I am employed at, it is acceptable to chart where the sensory level is (iliac crest, umbilicus etc). At another facility, it is charted according to the dermatone level (T4,T10) etc. Is one more acceptable than the other?
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  3. Visit  Zoe's Mom profile page
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    We document according to dermatomes, T 12, etc.
  4. Visit  All4Seasons profile page
    #2 0
    We also use a dermatome chart here.
  5. Visit  Hopecascade profile page
    #3 0
    We use dermatone levels to document levels of sensation. I hope this helps.
  6. Visit  ativanni profile page
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    Dermatones. T4 nipples, T10 belly button. GUESTIMATE in between those..