Medical Charting Demystified / Edition 1

Medical Charting Demystified / Edition 1

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by Joan Richards, Jim Keogh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071498486

ISBN-13: 9780071498487

Pub. Date: 07/21/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The CLEAR and ACCURATE way to navigate MEDICAL CHARTING

Trying to chart a course through the complex task of keeping patient records? Here's your lifeline! Medical Charting Demystified gives you the tools you need to prepare and update both computerized and written charts.

You'll learn about chart components, what to write in a chart, and how to correct errors.

Overview

The CLEAR and ACCURATE way to navigate MEDICAL CHARTING

Trying to chart a course through the complex task of keeping patient records? Here's your lifeline! Medical Charting Demystified gives you the tools you need to prepare and update both computerized and written charts.

You'll learn about chart components, what to write in a chart, and how to correct errors. Medical Charting Demystified covers entering vital signs, assessments, test results, medications, procedures, patient care plans, and more. Details on the legal aspects of medical charting, including confidentiality, HIPAA, malpractice, and informed consent, are also included. Hundreds of examples and illustrations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Coverage of the five common charting systems—narrative, problem-oriented, problem-intervention-evaluation, FOCUS, and charting by exception
  • Details on the MAR and the KARDEX
  • An overview of computer charting software
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Medical Charting Demystified is your key to mastering this vital nursing skill.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071498487
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/21/2008
Series:
Demystified Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,185,305
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Charting Basics

Chapter 2: The Legal Aspect of Charting

Chapter 3: Charting Medication and Normal Routines

Chapter 4: Patient Care Plans

Chapter 5: Acute Care Charting

Chapter 6: Computer Charting

Chapter 7: Charting Software

Chapter 8: To-Do List, Vital Signs, and I&O Charting

Chapter 9: Entering Patient Assessment in Charting Software

Chapter 10: Entering Medication Administration Charting Software

Chapter 11. Entering Orders to Charting Software

Final Exam

Answers to Quizzes

Answers to Final Exam

Index

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Medical Charting Demystified 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You can find more info on google than in this book. Please don't throw money down the drain like I did.