Narrative Nursing Notes in the Electronic Health Record: A Key Communication Tool

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[...]several other studies, such as those done by Kossman and Scheidenhelm (2008); Brown, Borowitz and Novicoff (2004); and Hripcsak, Vawdrey, Fred, and Bostwick (2011) have found that clinicians are not reading narrative nursing notes entered into the EHR. [...]it is important to understand the implication of this, as these notes are important communication tools utilized by nurses and are information-rich parts of any patient's EHR. According to Rosenbloom et al.
There will be times when EHR use will not be able to replace verbal communication.

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  • Electronic health records
  • Medical Sciences--Nurses And Nursing
  • Order entry
  • Physicians
  • Psychiatric-mental health nursing

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