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Quality of nursing records and its relationship with some demographic characteristics of nurses working in intensive care units
S Farzi, S Farzi *, A Moladoost
University of Medical Sciences, Lorestan, Khorammabad, Iran , Farzis7@gmail.com
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Introduction: Intensive care units as one of the important, complex and sensitive health care, nurses are required to examine and act quickly and correctly. According to the tender conditions and the nature of intensive care patients, nursing record for consistency and continuity in patient care, effective communication among health care centers is necessary to rework and failure to care for patients must be prevented. This study aimed to evaluate the quality of nursing records in the intensive care units was conducted. Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2016. Sampling consisted of 235 nurses working in intensive care units and teaching hospitals affiliated to Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. Data were collected in the period October to December using demographic characteristics questionnaire and list of nursing records. The analysis of data using SPSS version 14, using descriptive and analytical statistics were performed. Results: The mean scores of nursing records (82/4±11/9), respectively. The highest mean safety record related to drugs (94/9±12/03) and the lowest mean score was related to the registration actions (53/8±24/3). Average score recorded between nursing and sex, work place, access to registration guide was a significant correlation between mean scores were recorded and marital status, work shift work and the difference was not significant. Conclusion: In recent years, according to the Accreditation of Health Care Centers and its requirements, the quality of nursing records in the intensive of teaching hospitals affiliated to Isfahan University of Medical Sciences improved. In addition to raising awareness of legal and professional issues nurses also been effective in improving the quality of the record.
Keywords: Record, Nursing Report, Intensive care unit, Educational Hospitals
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Type of Study: Community Health Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2016/05/25 | Accepted: 2017/12/31 | Published: 2017/12/31
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Farzi S, Farzi S, Moladoost A. Quality of nursing records and its relationship with some demographic characteristics of nurses working in intensive care units. IJNR. 2016; 11 (2) :24-31
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