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Improved record-keeping with reading handovers

26 December 2009

Nursing Management

Feature

Nursing handover has traditionally been performed orally and apart from patients. Results of an audit undertaken at the Royal United Hospital, Bath, suggest that...

Measuring the nursing contribution using electronic records

28 December 2012

Nursing Management

Feature

This article is the third in a series of four, looking at the impact on the nursing profession of the increasing demand to demonstrate the nursing contribution to...

Encouraging nurses to develop effective electronic documentation

27 October 2012

Nursing Management

Feature

This article is the first in a series that explores the growth in the use of, and reliance on, information management systems in health and social care. Its aim is...

Documentation in nursing practice

20 April 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Accurate documentation is essential to maintain continuity and inform health professionals of ongoing care and treatment. It also provides legal evidence. This...

Guidelines for recording the use of physical restraint

30 September 2011

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Thorough documentation of incidents involving the use of restrictive physical intervention in mental health care is essential, but no single set of guidelines has...

Best practice in record-keeping

09 January 2007

Nursing Standard

Learning zone - continuing professional development

Accurate record-keeping is integral to professional practice. This article provides an overview of the importance of good record-keeping in nursing practice.

Best practice in record-keeping

03 January 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

Accurate record-keeping is integral to professional practice. This article provides an overview of the importance of good record-keeping in nursing practice.

The importance of fluid balance in clinical practice

30 July 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article reviews the physiology that underpins normal fluid balance and discusses how fluid balance can be affected by illness. Clinical assessment of hydration...

All about me: Documentation for children with special needs

01 December 2001

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Children with special needs are particularly vulnerable because there are often gaps in the continuity of their care in the community, in hospital and between...

Information governance:practical implications for record-keeping

23 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article outlines nurses’ legal and professional responsibility to adhere to good practice in keeping patients’ notes up to date. It provides a description of...