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Standards for nursing documentation in general hospitals in South Africa

LR. Uys, S.W. Booyens
Curationis | Vol 12, No 1/2 | a221 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v12i1/2.221 | © 1989 LR. Uys, S.W. Booyens | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 26 September 1989 | Published: 26 September 1989

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LR. Uys, Professor and Head, Department o f Nursing, University of Natal, South Africa
S.W. Booyens, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, University o f South Africa., South Africa

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In this project standards for nursing records in general hospitals were formulated and then validated by a group o f nurses. An instrument was then designed to evaluate to what extent the standards are reached in a particular hospital. The instrument was then tested in a sample o f nine hospitals. The reliability and validity o f the instrument is discussed.


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