Record-keeping is an important part of drug management. Records are subject to auditing from time to time or when there is information of improper record-keeping or there has been a burglary, fire or flood. Mistakes on records should be neatly crossed out and signed for but not obliterated. Records should be completed in the dispensary on a daily basis, and not later than a week after the event. This will enable easier compilation of drug consumption and cash receipts. The following stock management records should be completed in the order described in the following sections.