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Be it noted, keep records

Scott Trueman discusses the crucial importance of nursing documentation in legal proceedings. Nursing documentation or “nursing notes” have several functions not least of which are to record faithfully and actually what occurred at the relevant time. Such documentation is highly ...

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Mistakes buried by legal worries

New laws are needed to prevent information shared in open disclosure from being used in legal proceedings. Fears over legal consequences will stop health professionals from admitting to mistakes, a new survey has found. Researchers asked a group of 51 ...

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