The SOAP format is a structured method used in medical and healthcare documentation to organise patient information and clinical notes. It consists of four sections: Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan, providing a standardised framework for healthcare professionals to record subjective information, objective observations, assessments, and treatment plans.


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