Documentation: The Language of Nursing / Edition 1

Documentation: The Language of Nursing / Edition 1

by Erma L. Coty, Jeffrey L. Davis, Lisa Angell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838517234

ISBN-13: 9780838517239

Pub. Date: 01/18/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book defines and explores the language of nursing. Encompassing even more than the mastery of medical jargon, it views communication as the cornerstone of good patient care. Chapter coverage includes managing bias in documentation, follow up questions for the beginner, systems and descriptors, medical and legal aspects of documentation, and practical use. For

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This book defines and explores the language of nursing. Encompassing even more than the mastery of medical jargon, it views communication as the cornerstone of good patient care. Chapter coverage includes managing bias in documentation, follow up questions for the beginner, systems and descriptors, medical and legal aspects of documentation, and practical use. For nursing professionals seeking to improve their communication in the combined world of medical personnel and patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838517239
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2000
Edition description:
BOOK&DISK
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Nursing as a Second Language.

3. Format Made Easy.

4. Beginning Well.

5. Managing Bias in Documentation.

6. Follow-Up Questions for the Beginner.

7. Systems, Descriptors, and Documentation.

8. Medical and Legal Aspects of Documentation.

9. Putting it Together for Practical Use.

Appendix A: Common Abbreviations.

Appendix B: Glossary.

Appendix C: Computer Application User Guide.

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