Terms used by nurses in the documentation of patient progress.

  title={Terms used by nurses in the documentation of patient progress.},
  author={Denilsen Carvalho Gomes and Marcia Regina Cubas and Luiz Eduardo Pleis and Marcos Augusto Hochuli Shmeil and Ana Paula Veiga Domiciano Peluci},
  journal={Revista gaucha de enfermagem},
  volume={37 1},
Objective Describe the terms used in written records of patients' progress by nurses. Methods Descriptive research with a quantitative method that used a software to extract terms related to 148,200 nursing documentations of patient's progress, from 2010 to 2012, in a university hospital in Curitiba - Paraná. The terms were normalized, if appropriate, in spelling, gender, number and tense; then corpus of 2.638 terms was classified for analysis. Results There were problems related to the… CONTINUE READING