documenting .docx - As student nurse we have all heard the infamous saying if it wasnt documented it wasnt done A vital element of nursing is

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As student nurse we have all heard the infamous saying “if it wasn’t documented, it wasn’t done”. A vital element of nursing is documentation. Documentation is a direct representation of your patient’s health status. “Lack of communication in healthcare contributes to almost 59,000 errors in healthcare today” (Sewell, 2016). Standard terminology enables nurses to promote smooth transition from one healthcare provider to the next. Documentation is viable in nursing and the healthcare profession. According to
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