Charting Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 3

Charting Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 3

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

In its Fourth Edition, Charting Made Incredibly Easy! provides up-to-the-minute guidelines on documentation in a comprehensive, clear, concise, practical, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the fundamental aspects of charting such as the medical record, the nursing process, and legal and professional requirements, guidelines for developing a solid

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In its Fourth Edition, Charting Made Incredibly Easy! provides up-to-the-minute guidelines on documentation in a comprehensive, clear, concise, practical, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the fundamental aspects of charting such as the medical record, the nursing process, and legal and professional requirements, guidelines for developing a solid plan of care, and the variety of charting formats currently being used. It also addresses the specific requirements for charting in acute care, home care, and long-term care and rehabilitation settings. Special elements found throughout the book make it easy to remember key points. This edition includes new information on cultural needs assessment, HIPAA, National Patient Safety Goals, and electronic health records.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553931
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.18(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

1Understanding charting3
2The nursing process19
3Care plans39
4Charting systems57
5Computerized charting91
6Enhancing your charting105
7Avoiding legal pitfalls127
8Charting procedures163
9Charting special situations195
10Acute care211
11Home health care243
12Long-term care281
JCAHO nursing care and documentation standards329
NANDA taxonomy II codes333

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