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Ensuring warning systems work

A Queensland nurse has been researching the effectiveness of “track and trigger” systems to alert nurses to patient deterioration. Modified Early Warning Scoring (MEWS/EWS) systems help nurses monitor the condition of patients in their care and get them seen if ...

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Be it noted, keep records

Scott Trueman discusses the crucial importance of nursing documentation in legal proceedings. Nursing documentation or “nursing notes” have several functions not least of which are to record faithfully and actually what occurred at the relevant time. Such documentation is highly ...

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