publication . Doctoral thesis . 2008

Carrying out Electronic Nursing Documentation : Use and Development in Primary Health Care

Törnvall, Eva;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Hälsa, Aktivitet, Vård (HAV)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Communication of care is essential in the multidisciplinary health care system and the patient record is an important tool for communication. The electronic patient record was introduced to facilitate the documentation of care, as well as the communication and evaluation of care. District nurses met the patient independently of other caregivers at the surgery or in the patient’s home. Documentation by district nurses is assumed to contribute to the view of the patient so that safe care can be carried out in primary health care. This thesis investigates and analyses the electronic nursing documentation in primary health care with emphasis on the content, district...
Subjects
free text keywords: Communication, electronic nursing, District nurses, nursing diagnosis, documentation, questionnaire, Nursing, Omvårdnad
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