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Comparing nursing handover and documentation: forming one set of patient information

Johnson, M; Sanchez, Paula; Suominen, Hanna; Basilakis, Jim; Dawson, Linda; Kelly, Barbara; Hanlen, Leif


Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the potential for one set of patient information for nursing handover and documentation. Background: Communication of patient information requires two processes in nursing: a verbal summary of the patients' care and another report within the nursing notes, creating duplication. Introduction: Advances in speech recognition technology have provided an opportunity to consider the practicality of one set of information at the nursing end-of-shift. Methods:...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Nursing Review
DOI: 10.1111/inr.12072


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