Documentation in nursing practice
Kate Owen Community nurse, Dudley South Primary Care Trust, West Midlands
Accurate documentation is essential to maintain continuity and inform health professionals of ongoing care and treatment. It also provides legal evidence. This article highlights the advantages of accurate record keeping and the barriers to effective documentation in the community setting.
Nursing Standard. 19, 32, 48-49. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.04.19.32.48.c3846Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review