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110 Development of a Myton Model of Nursing Care to Assist With Patient Record Keeping
  1. Peter Stuart, Lecturer Practitoner and Researcher
  1. Myton Hospice, Warwick

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Record keeping should be integral to patient care. It provides not only legal evidence of the process and outcomes of care but also evidence for research and quality assurance and of how a duty of care was discharged. It ensures quality and continuity through written, interdisciplinary communication as well as providing a legal written record of the patient’s wishes. Documentation is one of the most important functions of nurses and is fundamental in the continuity …

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