A new nursing history form, using Gordon’s functional health-pattern areas as a focus for data collection, was piloted on eight patient units in an acute-care setting. It was found that changing to a nursing perspective for the collection of patient information increased the documentation of valid nursing diagnoses by staff nurses.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Nursing Staff Development|
|State||Published - 1986|
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