We document patients more than we care for them.

  • Heather Tritton
  • Published 2006 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…

Abstract

The number of assessments, forms and 'tools' now required to be completed on a patient's admission is rising constantly. To complete these and keep them up to date means less and less time actually caring for patients. It is unacceptable that nurses should be expected to sign an assessment when, due to the amount of documentation involved, they might not… (More)

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@article{Tritton2006WeDP, title={We document patients more than we care for them.}, author={Heather Tritton}, journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)}, year={2006}, volume={20 39}, pages={38-39} }